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ÖBB selects Siemens for the 200 electric freight locomotive order

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Austrian Federal Railways have selected Siemens as preferred bidder in the tender for the supply of up to 200 electric freight locomotives. A 10-day standstill period will be followed by the final award of the contract, informs Austrian Press Agency, citing ÖBB.  The framework contract includes 100 standard four-axle freight locomotives (≥120 …

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Siemens to modernize first section of Lima metro Line 1

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Siemens will provide the complete traction power supply for the first section of metro line 1 in Lima, which covers around nine kilometers. The modern power supply, upgrading of existing overhead contact line system and modifications to electrification in the depots will increase both the availability and the cost-effectiveness of the …

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Siemens to build advanced technology trams for Charlotte Area Transit System

Siemens to build advanced technology trams for Charlotte Area Transit System

Charlotte City Council has selected Siemens to build six new S70 tramways for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), the public transit system operated across Mecklenburg County and four surrounding counties. The S70 streetcars will be designed with advanced hybrid technology that features an industry-leading battery storage system. This technology allows for …

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Ukrainian Railways signs MoU with Siemens and Pesa Bydgoszcz

Ukrainian Railways signs MoU with Siemens and Pesa Bydgoszcz

Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) signed memoranda of understanding for cooperation with Siemens and Pesa Bydgoszcz (Poland), on the 20th of September at InnoTrans (Berlin). Ukrzaliznytsia  aims to expand the range of its international partners in the field of railway infrastructure modernization,  railway equipment and rolling stock, in order to make possible the introduction of European standards and high …

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Deutsche Bahn presents ICE 4, its new long-distance train

Deutsche Bahn presents ICE 4, its new long-distance train

Deutsche Bahn’s new long-distance train ICE 4 was unveiled by Dr. Rüdiger Grube, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Deutsche Bahn, and Alexander Dobrindt, German Minister for Transportation and Digital Infrastructure, on September 14 at Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The 12-car ICE 4 can run at a top speed of …

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Azerbaijan Railways, Siemens agree to expand cooperation 

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Azerbaijan Railways and Siemens have agreed to expand strategic cooperation, during a meeting organised on the 20th of July. Javid Gurbanov, General Manager of Azerbaijan Railways presented to the German delegation led by William Wilson, ‎Siemens Head of Sales,  the reforms implemented by the company and the works carried out for realization of “East-West” and “North-South” international transport corridors. Siemens, AZƏRSIS-Baku and …

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Siemens Desiro City train enters service in London

Siemens Desiro City train enters service in London

The first Desiro City train from Siemens for the Thameslink network in Greater London was delivered and entered service this week. Operator Govia Thameslink Railways (GTR) will operate the trains between Bedford and Brighton initially, followed by the routes to and from Cambridge and Peterborough as well as other destinations …

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Siemens inaugurates Metallostroy-2 new maintenance depot

Siemens inaugurates Metallostroy-2 new workshop

Siemens has officially inaugurated Metallostroy-2, the new maintenance depot for the heavy maintenance and repair of Velaro RUS and Desiro RUS high-speed trains, located near Saint Petersburg (Russia). At the new facility operational around-the-clock, major maintenance reviews, rolling stock commissioning and high-voltage testing are carried out.   The new depot, which sits on 10 hectares, is equipped with a smart infrastructure, …

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ELL orders 50 additional Siemens Vectron locomotives

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Siemens and European Locomotive Leasing (ELL), a provider of full-service leasing of locomotives, have again signed a framework agreement for the delivery of 50 Vectron locomotives. The first locomotives from this new agreement have already been ordered and delivery will begin in the second quarter of 2016. In 2014, ELL …

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Railpool orders five Vectron locomotives

Die Vectron-Flotte hat die erste Million Laufkilometer absolviert. Die sechs Vectron-AC-Lokomotiven von Railpool haben bereits über 320.000 Kilometer zurückgelegt. Die vier in Polen – drei davon bei DB Schenker Rail Polska – eingesetzten Vectron DC rund 370.000 Kilometer. Der in Skandinavien laufende Vectron AC hat mittlerweile über 120.000 Kilometer erreicht und ist derzeit in Schweden anzutreffen. Die übrigen Kilometer steuern die restlichen Lokomotiven bei, die zu Mess-, Zulassungs- oder Demonstrationsfahrten in vielen Ländern unterwegs sind. Im Bild: Vectron für Railpool vor der Auslieferung im Siemens-Werk München-Allach

The Vectron fleet has cleared its first million operating kilometers. Railpool's six Vectron AC locomotives have already covered more than 320,000 kilometers. The four Vectron DC units in Poland, three of which are with DB Schenker Rail Polska, have together racked up approximately 370,000 kilometers. The Scandinavian Vectron AC, currently operating in Sweden, has passed the 120,000 kilometer mark. The remaining kilometers in the million-plus total come from the other locomotives in the series, which are used for test, certification and demonstration runs in many countries. In the picture: Vectron for Railpool at the Siemens' manufacturing plant in Munich-Allach, Germany, prior to handover

Railpool, a full-service locomotive leasing company headquartered in Munich, Germany, has ordered five additional Vectron type AC locomotives. All five are to be delivered this year and are planned for operating in Germany, Austria, Hungary and Romania. The locomotives, with a maximum output of 6,400 KW and a top speed …

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