Archive for category: Rolling Stock and Components

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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First CAF Sprinter delivered to the Netherlands

The first Sprinter trains built by Spanish manufacturer CAF has arrived in the Netherlands for testing.
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Union Pacific unveils special locomotive in honour of armed forces

UP No. 1943, also known as 'The Spirit', was created in collaboration with military veterans who work for the company and in respect of the number of ex-Forces personnel that have or currently work for UP.
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Red, white and blue livery for new US high-speed train

Alstom has unveiled the livery for the Avelia Liberty trains it is supplying for the USA's Northeast Corridor (NEC).
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First electric train runs on Edinburgh-Glasgow main line

ScotRail's new Class 385 EMU has begun testing on the electrified Edinburgh to Glasgow railway.
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Hyundai Rotem announces Korail EMU order

South Korean rail operator Korail has placed a 111.6 billion won order with Hyundai Rotem for 128 new electric metro/commuter carriages.
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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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Talgo weighs up options for new UK train manufacturing site

Talgo says it has looked at potential sites around Leeds and Liverpool to build its first factory on UK soil.
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