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Stadler to unveil first FLIRT for the USA

More than 1,400 units of the train are in service worldwide but this is the first FLIRT sold in the USA.
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Alstom and NTV present Pendolino Italo

Alstom and Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori - Europe's first private high-speed train operator - have revealed the first of 12 new Pendolinos for the operator's high-speed service, Italo.
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Argentina to spend $2bn on 1,500-vehicle train fleet

Argentina's ministry for transport has launched an international tender for a fleet of 1,500 vehicles - the largest acquisition of rolling stock in the history of the Buenos Aires commuter network.

Aberdeen launch for Scotland’s first HST

ScotRail has officially welcomed the first of its cascaded HSTs.

First look: Class 68 in TPE colours

TransPennine Express (TPE) has issued the first photo of one of its newly liveried Class 68 locomotives.

Siemens’ success in USA

In recent decades, there has been a noticeable revival of rail in the US and Canada.

New Caledonian Sleeper carriages under test

The first new carriages destined for the Caledonian Sleeper service are now complete and in the Czech Republic for testing.

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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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.

DB Cargo places 100-locomotive framework order with Siemens

DB Cargo has signed a framework agreement with Siemens worth a quarter of a billion euros for up to 100 new Vectron locomotives.