Review of the railway news of 15.11 – 21.11.2021 that you may have missed. Top-10 news of Railway Supply webportal.

1. Deutsche Bahn does not want to get into Ukrainian reality and Ukrainian corruption

Deutsche Bahn does not want to get into Ukrainian reality and Ukrainian corruption, – Omelyan.Former Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan spoke about the options for cooperation between Ukrzaliznytsia and the German operator Deutsche Bahn, reports Railway Supply magazine

2. Morocco to invest $ 850 million in rail transport

The Moroccan government has announced a plan to invest AED 7.7 billion (US $ 850.5 million) in rail transport from 2022 to 2024 to modernize and develop the country rail infrastructure and existing stations.

3. Pesa Hydrogen Locomotive Wins 2021 Good Design Award

The Pesa hydrogen locomotive won the 2021 Good Design Award for Vehicle Construction.The SM42-6Dn hydrogen shunting diesel locomotive manufactured by PESA for Orlen Koltrans received the Good Design 2021 Award from a competition organized by the Industrial Design Institute, informs Railway Supply magazine

4. 170 million euros are planned for the implementation of the Rail Baltica project in Latvia in 2022

In particular, next year the work on the project will continue at the Central Station of the capital of Latvia and at the airport of Riga.

5. Freight train Klaipeda-Chornomorsk will be launched before the end of the year

The first trip of the freight train on the route Klaipeda-Chornomorsk will take place before the end of the year.Picture: LTG CargoDuring the Rail EXPO exhibition, LTG Cargo Ukraine presented a project for the transportation of goods by semi-trailers along the route Klaipeda (Lithuania) – Chernomorsk.

6. 50 double-decker dining cars will be built in Russia

Russia’s Transmashholding, which is under sanctions in Ukraine, has received permission to build 50 double-decker dining cars of a new type.

7. MIU wants to launch a freight car leasing program for UZ in 2022

MIU wants to launch a freight car leasing program for UZ in 2022. According to the Minister of Infrastructure, Ukrainian enterprises are involved in the chain of production and renewal of wagons.

8. Moldovan railway becomes profitable for the first time since 2019

For the first time since 2019 in the third quarter of 2021 the State Enterprise “Railway of Moldova” (Calea Ferată din Moldova) made a profit of 32.

9. Zelensky promises to purchase 500 new passenger cars in 2 years

It is planned to build and purchase 500 new passenger cars for Ukrzaliznytsia in the next two years. This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky during the forum “Large Construction: New Railway”.

10. According to 10 months results, Ukrzaliznytsya became profitable

For 10 months of 2021, Ukrzaliznytsia JSC received UAH 113. 5 million of net profit.

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