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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.
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.
The companies will work in co-operation and is a result of RAIL.ONE’s win of the DB Netz AG’s tender for the planning, construction and operation of the new plant.
The train is a result of a 300 million Swiss francs investment to renovate and modernise the 20-year-old fleet to ensure their continuing service.
A 12-week test programme has proven that the new commuter trains can withstand an extensive range of severe weather and temperature conditions.
Carriages specifically designed for bikes and large sporting equipment to be introduced to Scotland’s scenic rail route.