Rolling stock - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 22 February 2017 /
Czech Railways (ČD) has confirmed it will launch a tender for the acquisition of 10 multiple units for regional transportation in Prague and Central Bohemia.
Rail industry news / 21 February 2017 /
Public Transport Victoria (PTV) has signed a contract with Alstom for the supply of nine additional X’Trapolis trainsets for the Melbourne suburban rail network.
Rail industry news / 17 February 2017 /
Merseytravel is to completely transform its fleet network for the Liverpool City Region in a deal signed with Stadler worth £700 million.
Regular European Railway Review blogger Graham Ellis provides a general overview of rolling stock developments and highlights the importance of renewing infrastructure in order to keep up with locomotive advances.
SNCF discuss the benefits of introducing the new high-speed TGV L’Océane trains, helping to connect major towns and cities in France whilst improving the customer experience.
Rail industry news / 8 February 2017 /
The first Alstom Coradia Liner V160 train has entered commercial service on the Paris-Troyes-Belfort Intercity line in France.
Working with the Rail North Partnership, to support a growing railway in the north, Porterbrook and train operator Northern, part of the Arriva Group, are jointly developing a highly innovative rolling stock concept.
Rail industry news / 3 February 2017 /
ScotRail has begun overnight tests on its new Hitachi-built Class 385 fleet known as T2.
Issue 1 2017 / 31 January 2017 /
With passenger numbers continuing to grow rapidly across Scotland, a fleet of new trains is needed to meet demand. For European Railway Review, Phil Verster (Managing Director of the ScotRail Alliance) and Karen Boswell OBE (Managing Director of Hitachi Rail Europe) provide further details of a joint vision to transform rail in Scotland which includes a contract to deliver a fleet of new Class 385s.
Rail industry news / 26 January 2017 /
Virgin Trains has completed a £40 million refurbishment programme on its east coast fleet as part of a £140 million pledge to create a more personalised travel experience on the network.
Rail industry news / 20 January 2017 /
The search for a supplier to design, build and maintain a fleet of HS2 trains was launched on the 20 January by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.
Rail industry news / 11 January 2017 /
French National Railways (SNCF) has selected an Alstom-Bombardier consortium to replace trains on lines D and E of the Île-de-France network.