Following the launch of the first train in July 2019, Northern's newest fleet have reached a landmark two million customer journeys.
List view / Grid view
Rolling Stock Orders/Developments
Filter the results
The term rolling stock in the rail transportation industry refers to any vehicle that moves along a railway track. Global Railway Review’s coverage of rolling stock includes developments and orders placed in mainline and high-speed passenger trains, plus rail freight locomotives and heavy-haul wagons.
This issue includes articles about Hull Trains’ new hi-tech fleet, establishing a new safety culture for European railways, how HS2 and NPR will be key to upskilling UK plc, the latest infrastructure modernisation projects in Croatia, In-Depth Focus sections on Noise & Vibrations and Rail Traffic Management Systems, plus experts…
Louise Cheeseman, Managing Director of Hull Trains, writes that the introduction of its brand new £60 million fleet of trains will not only revolutionise travel between Hull and London – but will also help the firm achieve its aim of being the best train operating company in the UK.
Bombardier Transportation speeds up the development process for new trains in German speaking countries with additive manufacturing.
The Vectron Dual Mode locomotives run on a combination of diesel and electric fuel, offering a more sustainable approach to rail transport.
33 of the planned 101 new trains are already in service on various routes, following a £500 million investment from Northern.
The regional transport business of Deutsche Bahn AG has placed a third order for seven new Mireo trains from Siemens Mobility.
Dr Sigrid Nikutta will begin her tenure as a member of the Management Board in January 2020, heading Deutsche Bahn's freight transport business.
GB Railfreight insists that a decision on the future of the HS2 scheme must be made as soon as possible following the December general election.
The approval of a €150 million purchase of 41 additional rail carriages was announced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.
The modernised trains will now return 50 per cent more energy to the network than their predecessors, contributing to helping power the fleet.
The new €300 million contract includes the construction of 15 KISS trains and complete maintenance to ensure high availability.