The Berner Oberland-Bahnen believe the new units will further encourage the shift from road to rail when they debut in 2025.
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Rolling Stock Orders/Developments
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.
Alstom have signed a contract valued up to €2.5 billion to supply Coradia Stream trains and provide full-service maintenance for 30 years in Germany.
The semi high-speed regional train is designed to run at 180kmph and is expected to decrease travel time between Delhi-Meerut by 40 per cent.
Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility have presented the newly developed Mireo Plus H and a newly designed mobile hydrogen storage trailer.
Around 100 years ago, electrification allowed Swiss railways to say goodbye to fossil energy sources for the first time. Step by step, ‘white coal’, i.e. hydropower, replaced coal as the primary energy source. This is now happening for a second time – with all fossil fuels being replaced by renewables…
Siemens Mobility will supply the innovative and energy-efficient hybrid battery powered locomotives to the Midtjyske Jernbaner in Denmark.
Stadler have signed an agreement with GBRF for the supply of 30 Class 99 bi-mode Co’Co’ locomotives in the UK.
Alstom will partner with SACE to increase its exports in Italy and strengthen its relationship with the Italian supply chain.
Alstom have celebrated 30 years of high-speed rail in Spain, with the first high-speed train travelling on Spanish railway lines back in April 1992.
The first Amtrak locomotive that has the new design, which will appear on many Amtrak trains in the future, is travelling from California to Delaware.
Network Rail and GWR are investing £6.55 million in the construction of three new sidings in Penzance that will help longer trains to run.
CargoBeamer has announced that their first wagon production site, in central Germany’s Erfurt, will produce 500 units per year from early 2023.
ÖBB have ordered 41 new KISS-type double-decker multiple units from Stadler as part of the framework agreement signed in 2022.
Alstom have signed a contract to deliver 29 modern Coradia Stream High-Capacity trains that will increase transport capacity and reduce travel times for passengers in Germany’s Hesse region.
Alstom have signed an agreement with SJ to supply 25 Zefiro Express electric high-speed trains to Sweden, in a contract valued at around €650 million.