SNCF retires ‘broken nose’ locomotives

SNCF has retired the last of its CC 72 000 series locomotives - workhorses of the railway between Paris, Troyes and Belfort.
Credit: Skoda.

Finnish operator orders 20 double-deck coaches due to rising demand

Growth in passenger demand has led Finnish passenger operator VR to order an additional 20 double-deck coaches from Skoda Transportation Group.
Credit: RM Rail.

New freight rolling stock to be unveiled at Russian expo

Two new rolling stock models are to be unveiled by manufacturer RM Rail at the International Fair of Railway Equipment and Technologies Expo in Moscow.
The last train at Brighton. Credit: GTR.

Thameslink bids farewell to final Class 319s

Thameslink have retired the last of the operating Class 319s almost 30 years after they first entered service. On August 27, units 319217 and 319435 were coupled together as an eight-carriage service to make a final southbound...
A stock photo of a railway in Maputo. Credit: Doctoresa/Shutterstock.

New Zealand trains find new lease of life in Mozambique

A fleet of trains that were originally built for British Rail in the early 1970s are getting a new lease of life in Africa.
Siemens' new Charger locomotive. Credit: Amtrak.

Amtrak launches new Siemens Charger train

Described by Siemens as "the cleanest in the nation," the Chargers are being built at its rolling stock manufacturing plant in Sacramento, California.

New traction systems for LU’s Central line

Bombardier Transportation has been awarded a contract to upgrade the trains on London Underground’s Central line.

Railpool orders multi-system Traxx locomotives

Railpool has placed an order for 20 Traxx MS locomotives from Bombardier.

Latvian Railways secures loan for locomotive modernisation

Latvia's state-owned infrastructure manager, VAS Latvijas Dzelzceļš, has secured a €22.8 million loan to modernise diesel locomotives.

New image of Stadler tram-trains for Alicante

Stadler has released an image of the Citylink bimodal tram-trains it is supplying to Spain’s Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV).