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Ukrzaliznytsia to invest UAH 108 bln in renewing rolling stock fleet

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Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) has approved a UAH 108 bln development strategy for the its rolling stock fleet. As part of the five-year strategy, 96,000 railcars will be modernised, of which 9,000 freight wagons during next year. According to Alexander Paraschiy, Head of Research at Concorde Capital, a local consultancy company, Ukrzaliznytsia always had ambitious …

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St. Petersburg Metro announces tender for 40 metro cars

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St. Petersburg Metro has announced a new RUB 3.9 bn tender for the acquisition of five eight-car metro trains. The trains powered by asynchronous traction motors will enter service on Line 1.  Deliveries are expected between January – April 2018. According to the tender documents the level of production localisation of the rolling stock should not be …

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DMZ сomplets EP2D EMU certification

DMZ сomplets EP2D EMU certification

Demikhovo Engineering Plant (DMZ), part of Transmashholding, has been granted the Customs Union Certificate for EP2D DC electric multiple-unit. The Certificate validity is 5 years and it allows unlimited operation of the new trains in the states-members to the Eurasian Economic Union: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.  The train is equipped with passive protection systems, …

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St. Petersburg Metro launches tender for 27 metro trains

St. Petersburg Metro launches tender for 27 new metro trains

Saint Petersburg Metro announced on Tuesday a tender for the purchase of 27 six-car metro trains with automatic driving system and asynchronous traction drive, for a maximum price of RUB 13,6 billion (EUR 186 million). The new metro trains will enter service on St. Petersburg Metro Line 3 (Nevsko-Vasileostrovskaya line).  The new metro trains procurement plan includes 54 front cars …

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Bombardier to supply 125 BiLevel rail cars to Metrolinx

Bombardier to supply 125 BiLevel rail cars to Metrolinx

Metrolinx, the Province of Ontario’s regional transportation agency for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), has exercised the option for the purchase of an additional 125 next-generation BOMBARDIER BiLevel commuter rail cars for service with GO Transit in Toronto. This order is valued at $428 million CAD ($328 million US, …

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New Croatian DMU enters service

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The first of the 12 Konkar DMU multiple-units for Croatian Railways (HŽ Putnički prijevoz) has entered service on Zagreb (main station)- Zabok – Varaždin regional railway line.  Transport Minister Oleg Butkovic, Croatian Railways CEO of Passenger Transport Drazen Ratkovic, and Koncar – Electric Vehicles CEO Darinko Bago were among the guests on board the train.  The …

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EUR 68 million EIB loan for the modernisation of Lithuania’s rail infrastructure and rolling stock

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Lithuanian Railways (LitRail) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a EUR 68 million loan in support of the modernisation of rail infrastructure and rolling stock in Lithuania. The EIB first worked with LitRail in 1996 and has since supported the company in modernising its locomotives and other rolling stock …

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Newag delivers first IMPULS trains to Mazowieckie Railways

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Mazowieckie Railways has put into operation on War­szawa –Skier­nie­wice route the first Impuls trains delivered by Newag. The 45WE EMUs have a seating capa­city of 206 and stan­ding capa­city of 325. The vehicles are equipped with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi access, power soc­kets, a pas­sen­ger infor­ma­tion sys­tem and inter­com. Mazowieckie Railways placed a EUR 62 million order for 12 …

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Estonia: Elron plans to purchase new trains

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The Estonian state-owned railway passenger operator Elron plans to purchase five-car train sets to operate on Tallinn-Tartu route. The value of the new order is estimated at EUR 30 million. “As has previously been discussed, our vision shows that we would need at least three more trains,” Elron‘s Chairman of the Board …

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Azerbaijan Railways orders five Stadler double-deck coaches

Azerbaijan Railways (Azәrbaycan Dәmir Yollari, ADY) has signed a contract with Stadler Rail for the purchase of 5 four-car double-deck coaches for use on the modernised Baku-Sumgait railway line. Two units will be delivered in June and the rest until January 2016. The seating and standing capacities of the coaches are 919 and 396, with 84 …

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