After a serious accident of two freight trains in Lower Saxony, the ICE line between Berlin and Hannover is closed in both directions.
A new generation of trains is expected to help Deutsche Bahn double the number of passengers using long-distance rail transport by 2030.
According to the railway leasing Porterbrook company, the wagons, which are fitted with track-friendly bogies, have been designed to optimize the tare weight, volume capacity, and payload with the shortest wagon length over buffers for the bulk material it will transport. The box structure is fabricated from high-strength steel.
This operation is part of Renfe's overall fleet renewal plan, which includes a total investment of 5.4 billion euros for the purchase of 519 new trains.
České dráhy (ČD) plans to purchase comfortable barrier-free electric units for fast train connections. Their maximum speed will be 200 km/h. Passengers will be offered Wi-Fi, an onboard infotainment portal, or refreshments.
ČD – Telematika retrofitted the onboard unit of the European Train Control System ETCS to the last of a total of 78 locomotives of series 163 and 363 of the carrier ČD Cargo and thus completed the contract.
A total of 60 tank wagons will be delivered to ČD Cargo.
Russia and Belarus have exchanged more than 102,000 tonnes of ammunition by rail since the beginning of the war
Telegram channel belzhd_live published specific figures on the amount of ammunition exchanged between the countries since February 2022, when the war in Ukraine began.
Cargounit and PESA have signed a contract for the delivery of 10 electric locomotives with a commuter engine, along with an option to supply a further 20 locomotives. The first 20 Gama Marathon locomotives are expected to be delivered to the CEE locomotive rental market company by the end of December next year.
The longest train in the world, consisting of 100 wagons and 1906 meters long, crossed Rhaetian Railway.
Rhaetian Railway (RhB) took the world's longest narrow gauge passenger train on the UNESCO World Heritage route from the Albula Tunnel in Preda to the world-famous Landwasser Viaduct just outside Filisur.
The complete series of ten units should be delivered by the end of the first quarter of next year.
The new electric locomotives will use 100% renewable energy and will therefore produce no air emissions.
The factory will provide 1,300 jobs in the region and will be able to produce trains of all types for the North American rail market.
Eversholt Rail has reached agreement with Varamis Rail to lease a Class 321 Swift Express Freight train to deliver light goods at high speed across the UK. Varamis will be running services 5 nights a week.
Traffic on railway line in the Kolín region in Czechia was partially restored after a freight train derailment
A freight train carrying toxic benzene missed a signal in the early evening on Monday, ran into a dead end, and then hit a stop sign.
The locomotives will be built at Union Pacific’s North Little Rock, Arkansas, facility with the prototype expected to be delivered in late 2023 and five additional units arriving in 2024.
Wascosa developed alternative to the traditional single-purpose dedicated wagon - the flex freight system®
The flex freight system is a modular concept that allows flexible utilization of a container flat wagon with a variety of superstructures that can be mounted on top according to the type of product to be transported, increasing the flexibility of the use of the base rail wagon.
Delivery of these new locomotives is scheduled for early 2024 and will be completed during the same year.