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UK rolling stock strategy: diesel, bi-mode and fuel cell-powered trains

The UK's Department for Transport has released its third 'Rolling Stock Perception' strategy which details the challenges of the market and what the government is doing to tackle them.
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Lima Metro’s first new Metropolis train sets sail

In total 20 new six-carriage trains will be delivered to run on the Lima Metro as well as 19 other carriages to lengthen existing trainsets from five to six carriages.
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Meet the new addition to MTR Express’ fleet: Trainy McTrainface

The company's chief commercial officer Peder Osterkamp christened the high-speed train with champagne and said that MTR had "listened to the voice of the people".
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What leaders from Kosovo’s rail industry were doing in the UK

A delegation from Kosovo’s rail industry has visited Bombardier’s maintenance depot, Great Central Railway’s new bridge and a level crossing on a recent trip to the UK. The group were visiting to learn about how the UK rail sector manages health and safety. Kosovo Railway Infrastructure (Infrakos) were joined by train operator Trainkos and the […]
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Siemens invests in remote monitoring specialsts Wi-Tronix

The announcement comes after Siemens made a "significant equity investment" in the Chicago-headquartered firm. Further financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
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Bulgaria makes first order for Skoda trams

Skoda Transportation has won a contract to supply 13 ForCity Classic trams for Sofia, Bulgaria.
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Transtech to supply up to 65 trams to Tampere

Rolling stock manufacturer Transtech will supply up to 65 new trams to the city of Tampere, Finland.
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Leo Express becomes Poland’s first private rail operator

Czech Republic-headquartered Leo Express has become Poland's first private rail operator following permission to run services on the Krakow - Prague route.
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Alstom and Bombardier issue $100m contracts for Paris double-deck trains

Faiveley Transport has been awarded a contract for more than $100 million to supply systems for SNCF’s new generation double-deck trains in Paris.
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Bombardier and CAF to make 413 carriages for new West Midlands franchise

Bombardier will manufacture 36 three-carriage and 45 five-carriage Aventra trains at its Derby site, while CAF will produce 12 two-carriage and 14 four-carriage Civity trains.
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Milestone for Stadler’s new $50m Salt Lake City facility

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for Stadler’s new rolling stock assembly facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, the United States.
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