Archive for category: Rolling Stock and Components

Class 707s enter service on Windsor routes

The first two Class 707s have entered passenger service on the Windsor routes - a few days before the franchise is handed over to First/MTR.
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Final Flirt arrives in Helsinki

Stadler has announced that it has completed the full delivery of 81 Flirts to the operator of Helsinki's metro in Finland.
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New dual mode trains for Alicante’s narrow-gauge network

Ferrocarrils of the Generalitat Valenciana (FGV) has awarded Stadler Rail Valencia a €43.3 million contract to supply six bi-mode trains for its TRAM d' Alacant network.
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Stadler EC250s branded SMILE

The EC250 will join the likes of the fast and light regional Stadler FLIRT train, the Stadler TANGO light rail vehicle and the bilevel commuter Stadler KISS train. 
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British firm to supply bogie parts for Alstom LRVs in Canada

British engineering firm William Cook Rail has secured a potentially 'multi-million pound' bogie part order for Alstom's range of Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles in Ottawa, Canada.
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Bombardier celebrates delivery of 200th VLocity DMU to Victoria

The rolling stock manufacturer has been building VLocity trains - which operate on V/Line's regional rail network - from the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong for more than ten years.
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Bombardier wins 288-vehicle monorail contracts in Thailand

Bombardier has secured two contracts to design and assist with the construction of new monorail systems from the Northern Bangkok Monorail Company and the Eastern Bangkok Monorail Company.
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New South Wales to replace 130-vehicle train fleet

In total, 60 XPT passenger carriages, 19 locomotives, 23 XPLORER passenger cars and 28 Endeavour passenger cars will be replaced.
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Greater Anglia releases new images of Stadler trains

Images of what some of Greater Anglia’s (GA) new fleet of trains could look like have been revealed. The operator has released a number of computer-generated pictures of what customers can expect of the 58-train Stadler Flirt fleet, which is being built in Switzerland. The trains will enter passenger service from 2019 on intercity and […]

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Tight squeeze – Construction of CAF Sprinter depot underway in Leidschendam

NS has begun the challenging construction of a maintenance depot for its new CAF Sprinter trains in Leidschendam. The depot is being built on the site of an existing workshop and is sandwiched between operational railway lines. In an announcement on the company’s website, project manager Eddy Schakelaar said it was like ‘building on a stamp’. The […]
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Devon and Cornwall’s new Class 802 trains begin testing

Devon and Cornwall's new intercity express trains are a step closer to entering passenger service following the news that Hitachi has begun testing.
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