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Double-deck FV-Dosto fleet awarded Swiss operating licence

SBB's new double-deck FV-Dosto EMUs have been issued with a two-year operating licence by the Switzerland Federal Office of Transport (BAV).
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Stadler wins Hanover S-Bahn EMU order

Transdev has awarded Stadler a contract to supply 64 Flirt EMUs for the Hanover S-Bahn.
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Škoda Transportation receives certification for high-speed trains for Germany

Škoda Transportation has received TSI European certification from notified body Eisenbahn Cert for its high-speed trains for DB Regio.
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Akiem and Bombardier sign contracts for 33 Traxx locomotives

Rolling stock leasing company Akiem and Bombardier Transportation have signed two framework contracts to deliver a total of 33 Traxx locomotives. The two orders are valued at a combined total of €112 million with delivery scheduled for between 2019-2021. The 33 Traxx locomotives will consist of a mix of multi-system, alternating current and direct current locomotives. Akiem […]
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Train, tram and Tube operators mark centenary of WWI Armistice

Special preparations are in place across the UK's light and heavy railways to mark 100 years since the end of World War One.
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London Underground MD joins Crossrail

Mark Wild is set to become the new chief executive of Crossrail.
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EKZ JV begins production of on-board transformers in Kazakhstan

The EKZ joint venture has launched the production of on-board transformers for electric locomotives in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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Transmashholding acquires South African rolling stock facility

The facility will become TMH's only production site in Africa. It will be used to assemble, maintain and refurbish diesel and electric locomotives as well as coaches for South Africa and the rest of the continent.
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Greenbrier and Saudi Railway Company form JV

Greenbrier and SAR intend to establish a joint venture to execute rail projects and supply railcars for the country's freight rail market.
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Exhibitors on route to Railtex 2019

Major players in the rolling stock sector are confirming their places at the UK’s leading rail event, Railtex 2019.
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UK Budget 2018: Extra funding for major rail projects

Although focused on investment in public services, supporting business and boosting living standards, extra money has been committed to some of the UK's major rail projects.
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