Siemens Mobility and everis sign a five-year contract with Renfe, the national railway company of Spain, to develop and operate a countrywide, intelligent Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platform.
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The €281.5 million contract has been awared to Talgo to manufacture up to 40 new variable gauge and 330km/h commercial speed powerheads (locomotives), with a contract for 26 powerheads for €195.5 million as the last step in transforming 13 conventional trains into very high-speed trains.
Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
Fabrizio Favara joins ILSA as its CEO and will form the private high-speed train operator’s senior management together with its General Manager, Victor Bañares.
More than 262 million passengers travelled on Renfe services in the first half of 2019, up 2.5 per cent on the same period in 2018.
Thought to cost in excess of €470 million, a new tender of 38 hybrid Cercanías trains has been approved by Renfe's executive board.
The Board of Directors of Renfe have approved the entry of the company into the high-speed market of France with rolling stock from Alstom.
Renfe’s fleet maintenance for at least the next four years will be completed by Irvia, a joint venture owned by Alstom (51 per cent) and Renfe (49 per cent).
After seeking up-to-date high-speed rail expertise, MTR selects Renfe as its partner for the West Coast Partnership bid.
The "AVE" Houston-Dallas/Fort Worth will connect cities in less than 90 minutes in a corridor that has two of the first five economic regions of the U.S.
The Texas train will be based on the latest generation of Central Japan Railway’s Tokaido Shinkansen train system, the world’s safest mass transportation system.
A comparison report of Europe’s high-speed and long-distance train services has been published by Loco2, revealing that SBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB are the top three train operators for passengers belonging to 12 types of audiences, including foodies, business travellers, pet owners, backpackers, families with children and many more...