Following significant investment from Northern, the Allerton and Manchester train depots are now benefiting from increased maintenance capabilities.
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The specially converted Class 387 trains will replace the current Class 332 fleet to make the 15 minute journey between London Paddington and Heathrow Central.
The contract with Progress Rail will see Etihad Rail's fleet expand from seven locomotives to 45 for use on the UAE nationwide rail network.
The Sggrs80 six-axle articulated flat car for transporting heavyweight containers, produced by United Wagon Company (UWC) for Deutsche Bahn, has successfully passed homologation and certification testing in Europe.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has officially opened CAF's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Celtic Business Park in Newport, South Wales.
The project will commence from 2021 until 2029 and is the largest vehicle modernisation in the history of long-distance transport at SBB.
Siemens Mobility Limited have released new images showing their vision for a £200 million state-of-the-art rail manufacturing facility in Goole, UK.
Passengers travelling on any of Hull Trains' 92 weekly journeys from Hull to London will now do so on new state-of-the-art Hitachi 802 trains.
The new, longer trains will see the addition of 20,000 seats available for passengers travelling on the CrossCountry network.
VR and the Finnish Ministry of Transport are to begin new negotiations prior to the current contract ending in December 2020.
Five trains and 24 coaches have been leased to Grand Central for operation on its new route between Blackpool North and London Euston.
Of the original order, 75 per cent of the 101 trains are now in service, with the remainder expected to be put into operation by the end of May 2020.
The first trainset of Amtrak's new 28-train Acela fleet will undergo testing in preparation for service throughout the Northeast Corridor in 2021.
Following Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transportation, the company will have a backlog of approximately €75 billion and revenues of €15.5 billion.
The Mireo trainsets are set for operation on the Lausitz regional network following DB Regio winning the contract for the network in December 2019.