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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.
Eurostar and SNCF trains will be upgraded with Hitachi Rail digital cab signalling technology to enable passengers to more easily travel by train across European borders.
Rail Cargo Logistics are to receive all 200 grain wagons by the end of 2023, with Ermewa having already delivered the first 25 in October 2022.
How can a railroad eliminate its carbon emissions while still meeting its commitments to its customers and the larger economy? This question is one that Dr. Kyle Mulligan, Assistant Vice-President, Operations Technology at Canadian Pacific (CP), explains CP sought to answer with its ‘Hydrogen Locomotive Program’.
At InnoTrans 2022, Michael Meyer zu Hörste, Chief Engineer of the Institute of Transportation Systems at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), spoke to Global Railway Review’s Editorial Assistant, Elliot Robinson, about the exciting rail research the centre is currently involved with, and explained DLR’s involvement with the FCH2RAIL project.
In the first half of 2023, Siemens Mobility and Alstom will work in close cooperation with Deutsche Bahn (DB) to develop concepts for future ICE trains.
Renfe will purchase 101 additional Cercanías and Media Distancia trains before the end of 2022 as part of its fleet renewal plan.
CZ LOKO has delivered the first six EffiShunter 300 locomotives from the ten-piece series to PKP Intercity, with the remaining locomotives set to arrive by the end of Q1 2023.
At InnoTrans 2022, Alexander Burrows, Director of Enterprise & Innovation at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE), spoke to Elliot Robinson, Global Railway Review’s Editorial Assistant, about the positive trends he sees in the rail industry right now and what the BCRRE are doing to help the…
60,000 passengers are to benefit from the new S-Bahn which offers more space, greater comfort, and more security cameras.