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CRRC to build high-speed diesel trains for UAE

CRRC Qingdao Sifang and UAE railway operator Etihad Rail have signed a contract for the delivery of 21 diesel trains. It also provides for an option allowing the purchase of another 140 units and maintenance of rolling stock for 15 years.
Norske tog


Norway orders additional trains from Alstom

Norske tog has awarded Alstom a new contract worth over €230 million for the supply of 25 additional six-car Coradia Nordic regional trains, expected to enter service from 2027.


Kazakhstan has outlined plans to increase the rolling stock of KTZ

The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan announced plans to supply locomotives, passenger cars and wagons to replenish the fleet of the national operator Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) and its subsidiaries.


Fitting platform for 200 tons of cargo

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority has taken delivery of a 200-tonne flatcar that will be used to transport non-standard loads such as turbines for the construction of the Julius Nyerere hydroelectric power plant.


Nexrail orders 50 locomotives

CRRC's ZELC division Vossloh Rolling Stock has announced an order for the supply of 50 DE18 Stage V locomotives to leasing company Nexrail, Railway Supply reports, citing the Railway Gazette.


PolRegio signs framework agreements with four manufacturers for 200 electric trains

PolRegio has signed framework agreements with four rolling stock manufacturers for the supply of up to 200 electric trains.


CRRC hydrogen train

CRRC and Chengdu Rail Transit have developed a zero-emission hydrogen train that will soon be on Chinese tracks. The vehicle can reach speeds of up to 160 km/h and is also the fastest train of its kind.


Operail sells more wagons from its leasing fleet

Estonian national freight operator Operail has sold another 807 wagons from its leasing fleet for EUR 22. 1 million as part of a non-core asset sale program.
freight cars


Ukrainian enterprises delivered 176 freight cars in December

In December 2022, railcar building enterprises of Ukraine delivered 176 freight cars to their customers. Railway Supply magazine writes about this with reference to Rail.


Estonia orders 10 more electric trains from Škoda Group

The Estonian passenger operator Eesti Liinirongid (Elron) is acquiring 10 more dual-system electric trains from the Czech company, using an option in the contract signed in February 2021.
Le Train


LE TRAIN signs contract with Talgo to develop high-speed train fleet

LE TRAIN, France's leading private high-speed train operator, and Talgo, a European rolling stock designer and manufacturer, today signed an agreement in Bordeaux on the future development of a fleet of high-speed trains adapted to the French market and based on Avril's leading high-speed train platform.
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We are interested in purchasing grain hoppers

We are interested in purchasing grain hopper wagons. Up to 100 units for 1520 mm gauge, up to 50 units for 1435 mm gauge.