On behalf of four French Regions, SNCF Voyageurs has placed an order with Alstom for the delivery of the first hydrogen trains for France.
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Following SWR's extension of its lease of the Class 458 fleet, Porterbrook has signed a new contract with Alstom to upgrade the trainsets.
Approximately 190 gigawatt hours of wind power from the Amrumbank-West offshore wind farm in Germany will supply DB's trains in the future.
The centre, to be located in Goole, will aim to accelerate the adoption of technology within the rail industry and spotlight decarbonisation.
The extension of the contract will result in the expansion of GBRf's fleet, the repair capacity at two of its depots and the number of field service engineers.
RIA's campaign will call on the UK government to increase its efforts to decarbonise the UK rail network, including through electrification and hydrogen power, ahead of COP26 in November 2021.
Stadler will produce and maintain 40 electric trains for Ente Autonomo Volturno to use on its Vesuvian lines, increasing both reliability and safety.
The Global Centre of Rail Excellence in Wales will act as a driver for accelerated rail industry innovation, investment and growth in the UK and internationally.
The partnership will manage the production of intermodal wagons by Greenbrier and marks another step towards the promotion of sustainable and low carbon freight transport.
All 21 new carriages are expected to be in operation by summer 2022 and will enhance the capacity of the existing Translink fleet.
GB Railfreight will operate RIDC Melton, which provides safe and reliable testing environments for new and modified technology within the rail industry, for a total of four years.
In partnership with Ricardo Rail, Eversholt Rail will convert one of its Class 321 trains into a cost-effective and more sustainable Express Freight train.
The agreement focuses on four key areas of cooperation and will expand the close relationship between Etihad Rail and the Saudi Railway Company.
Canadian Pacific's Hydrogen Locomotive Program will see the development of North America's first hydrogen-powered line-haul freight locomotive.
The framework contract covers the exclusive supply by STIMIO of more than 12,500 IoT devices in order to equip TER, Intercité, TGV and freight trains.