Northern’s new trains are part of the largest modernisation programme in a generation that is transforming travel across the north of England.
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TransPennine Express (TPE) has officially welcomed the first of its brand new Nova 1 trains following formal acceptance from the Office of Rail and Road.
The first nine trains in a £500 million new fleet for local rail services will start carrying customers from the 1 July 2019, Northern have announced.
Given the total number of trains and the amount involved, the overall volume of this contract is one of the largest CAF has secured internationally.
The DfI has invested £50 million in new carriages to provide additional capacity, enhance passenger experience and encourage the switch to public transport.
CAF has welcomed an invite from HS2 Ltd to join the list of companies invited to participate in their procurement programme for state-of-the-art high-speed trains to operate on the UK’s new high-speed network and beyond.
A £680 million order for new trains has been made by West Midlands Trains Ltd for when it takes over the West Midlands Rail franchise in December 2017.
Spanish rolling stock manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) has announced that it is to start building trains at a new factory in South Wales.
CAF’s Sprinter New Generation trains for Dutch Railways will now operate with Saft’s nickel-based MRX batteries…