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Trenitalia selects Alstom, Hitachi and Stadler Rail for EUR 4.5 bn rolling stock contract

Trenitalia awards EUR 4.5 bn rolling stock contract to Alstom, Hitachi and Stadler Rail

Trenitalia announced today it has selected Alstom, Hitachi Rail Italy and Stadler Rail for the framework contract to supply up to 500 multiple units for regional transport. The EUR 4.5 bn tender has generated interest from the largest rolling stock manufacturers on the market.  A number of 11 companies have passed the pre-qualification phase and six have submitted …

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CAF signs contracts worth over EUR 300 million in the UK

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CAF has signed contracts with the First Group passenger operator, Eversholt Rail Group and Beacon Rail rolling stock leasing companies for the supply and maintenance of 66 passenger coaches and 12 five-car electrical units of the CIVITY UK platform. The rolling stock will be leased to TransPennine Express Ltd, a FirstGroup plc company, that runs through …

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Longest tram in the world enters service in Budapest

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On the 31st of March the longest tram in the world entered operation in Budapest. According to Budapest Transport Centre (BKK), Urbos 3/9 CAF tramway can set the world-record for being the longest tram (55.9 m length) and for having the largest capacity, it can accommodate 345 people at the same time. The low-floor tram fully meets the modern standards, the …

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New CAF metro trains to enter operation in Bucharest

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The first two of eight metro trainsets manufactured by CAF for Metrorex, Bucharest underground operator, are ready to be commissioned. The final reception of the two trains was successful, after they underwent a full set of dynamic tests carried out by Metrorex and CAF specialists.  “As we announced, we have seeded up the delivery of the …

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Budapest world-record tram may enter operations in March

Budapest world-record tram may enter operations in March

The Hungarian National Transport Authority has issued the Type License for the 55.9 m long CAF Urbos 3 trams together with the authorisation of the first vehicle on 15 February 2016. The world’s longest tram is likely enter operations in Budapest at the end of March. Eight other long CAF trams are waiting for the same licence in Budapest, …

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CAF and Siemens compete for Sofia metro deal

Construction works for Sofia's 3rd Metro Line to start this year

Sofia metro operator Metropolitan EAD has announced that CAF and Simetro Sofia consortium, formed of Siemens and Polish rolling stock manufacturer Newag, have submitted bids in the tender for the acquisition of 20 metro train sets and monitoring and traffic control systems, part of Line 3 Sofia Metro Extension Project, Phase I. The project also …

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CAF signs contract to supply new coaches to Serco in Scotland

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF S.A.) has announced the signature of an agreement with Serco Caledonian Sleepers Ltd for the manufacture of 75 coaches, plus associated spares and technical support. The new coaches will be of 5 different types, formed into 4 trains of 16 coaches, plus 11 spare …

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MAFEX highlights EUR 10,000 million business opportunities in the Turkish railway market

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From November 3rd to 7th, the Spanish Railway Association (MAFEX) organised a trade delegation to Turkey with the aim of strengthening the relations of the Spanish railway sector with this country and supporting the industry’s technological and professional offer facing the forthcoming tenders. During the week meetings were held with …

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Eight more CAF metro units for Bucharest underground

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Metrorex, the Bucharest metro system operator, has approved CAF the extension of the contract to supply metro units for the Romanian capital. This extension consist in the supply of 8 new metro units, to add to the 16 units first awarded to CAF in September 2011, which are currently in …

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Alstom signs EUR 2.5 million maintenance contract for high speed trains with Turkish State Railways

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Alstom has just signed a EUR 2,5M contract with the Turkish State Railways (TCDD) for the in-depth overhauls of 5 CAF high speed trains. As part of its ongoing full maintenance contract of the CAF trains operated by TCDD which started in November 2012, Alstom has already performed 5 contractual …

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