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Aeromóvel vehicles delivered to World Cup host city

The first two light rail vehicles for Porto Alegre’s elevated Aeromóvel line has arrived in the city ahead of the system’s official opening later this year. Aeromovel is an atmospheric railway system developed by Coester...

NXEA continues to roll out new Class 379 Bombardier trains

National Express East Anglia (NXEA) is continuing to make good progress with the introduction of brand new trains on its key Stansted Express route as part of the company’s Service Improvement Plan, with the...

MTR orders new North-South Corridor trains

MTR has placed an order with Hyundai Rotem for 37 trains to run on the new North-South Corridor of the Shatin to Central Link (SCL). Hong Kong's North-South Corridor, which is due to be completed...

DSB agrees sale of IC2 trains to unnamed buyer

Denmark's DSB has reached an agreement to sell 15 of its IC2 train fleet to a 'foreign buyer'. DSB said in an announcement today (June 23) the trains had been sold 'without any warranties' to...

New trains for World Cup host cities

World Cup host cities Belo Horizonte and Porto Alegre have agreed deals to boost their train fleets ahead of the global football tournament in 2014. FROTA BH, a consortium made up of European rolling stock...

New Kiev Metro trains unveiled

Kiev Metro has shown off two new trains currently being prepared to enter service this month on the city's network. The two five-car sets have been built by Russian rolling stock manufacturer Vahonmash and financed...
A stock picture of the current fleet. Photo: anyaivanova/ shutterstock.com.

TfL to replace two thirds of Docklands Light Railway fleet

Transport for London (TfL) has launched the procurement process to find a supplier to build a new generation of trains for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). The new air-conditioned trains are set to enter passenger...

Victoria to invest over $2bn on new trains and track upgrades

The state of Victoria has committed between $2 and $2.5 billion on new trains and signalling upgrades around Melbourne. Work will focus on the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines to the southeast of the city. As...

Polish Pendolino breaks speed records

The EIC Premium Pendolino has broken both the Polish track record and Pendolino speed record during testing. Having started dynamic testing earlier this month, the new PKP Intercity train first broke the Polish record of...

ABB traction transformers for Indian locomotives

Alstom has awarded ABB a contract to supply 1,600 traction transformers for a new fleet of 800 electric locomotives it's building for Indian Railways. The 25 kV/50 Hz underframe traction transformers convert the voltage from...

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