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railway project

08.10.2020

Signing of agreements for financing the Rail Baltica railway project approved

Signing of agreements for financing the Rail Baltica railway project approved The Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia has approved the signing of the fourth and fifth financing agreements for the Rail Baltica project with the Executive Agency for Innovations and Networks, which will ensure the development of the project, as well as financing and implementation of priority activities in Latvia, the Ministry of Transport reports.
rolling stock

07.10.2020

O’zbekiston temir yo’llari (Uzbekistan Railways) rolling stock has a high wear level

O'zbekiston temir yo'llari (Uzbekistan Railways) rolling stock has a high wear level The monopolies of a large state-owned companies were discussed at the session of the Uzbekistan  Senate.
Hybari

07.10.2020

East Japan Railway, Toyota and Hitachi will develop train with hydrogen-electric traction system

East Japan Railway, Toyota and Hitachi will develop train with hydrogen-electric traction system JR East, Toyota and Hitachi have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of a prototype rail vehicle which uses a hydrogen-electric traction system.
Picture: Ukrainian locomotive-building company

07.10.2020

Private traction in Ukraine: the final stage!

Private traction in Ukraine: the final stage! The launch of private traction on Ukrzaliznytsia railway tracks is already at the final stage.
Railroad electrification

07.10.2020

Electrics in the diesel age

Electrics in the diesel age Railroad electrification was the bright new dawn that never came. For most of the first half of the 20th century, the United States led the world in railroad electrification.
State order for passenger cars

07.10.2020

State order for passenger cars in 2021

State order for passenger cars in 2021 The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine plans to place an order for the manufacture of passenger cars with the total cost of 3 billion UAH.
Škoda double-deckers

05.10.2020

Škoda double-deckers: to repair or to plan?

Škoda double-deckers: to repair or to plan? Ukrainian railways company (Ukrzaliznytsia) reverts to the issue of repairing of Škoda double-decker trains again.
New passenger car

05.10.2020

New passenger car for the long distance trains

New passenger car for the long distance trains The initial batch of this wagons will be released for the certification tests in the first quarter of 2021.
Shunting locomotives

17.09.2020

Shunting locomotives by Express Service are reliable solution to every shunting task

Shunting locomotives by Express Service are reliable solution to every shunting task Express Service is the Eastern European leader in offering new shunting locomotives.
battery-powered shunting locomotives

26.07.2020

Two ES1000 battery-powered shunting locomotives by Express Service are going to Great Britain!

Two ES1000 battery-powered shunting locomotives by Express Service are going to Great Britain! Locomotives ES1000, produced by the Bulgarian company Express Service, will shunt the new Stadler Flirt and Bombardier Aventra trains at the newly built depot in Harwich (UK).

24.06.2020

Moscow Metro launches tender for 1360 new metro vehicles

Moscow Metro launches tender for 1360 new metro vehicles MOSCOW Metro has opened bidding for a tender to supply 1360 new-generation metro cars by 2023.
alternative to rail transport

24.06.2020

Hyperloop is the transport of the future, will it become an alternative to rail transport?

Hyperloop is the transport of the future, will it become an alternative to rail transport? The new type of transport Hyperloop is not something fantastic: all the technologies proposed for use in it are already exist and being successfully developed.