Monday, 11 December 2017 06:59

ICE4 enters regular service in Germany

THE first five 250km/h ICE4 series-production trains which Siemens is supplying to German Rail (DB) entered regular passenger service on December 10 on the Hamburg - Munich and Hamburg -…
THE first ACS-64 electric locomotive for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) has left Siemens’ plant in Sacramento, California, bound for Philadelphia.
Thursday, 30 November 2017 07:53

Siemens contests Berlin U-Bahn train order

SIEMENS is challenging a decision by the Berlin Senate and Berlin Transport Authority (BVG) to award a contract worth around €120m to Stadler Pankow for 20 additional type IK small-profile…
THE first of 20 three-car Inspiro trains for the initial phase of Sofia metro Line 3 was unveiled at the Newag plant in Nowy Sacz, Poland, on November 15.
Monday, 20 November 2017 05:56

Siemens LRVs enter service in San Francisco

THE Mayor of San Francisco Mr Ed Lee and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) director of transportation Mr Ed Reiskin officially launched the city’s new fleet of Siemens S200…
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) issued invitations to negotiate to four prequalified bidders on November 17 for a contract to supply 43 driverless metro trains for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).
Friday, 17 November 2017 09:20

Work begins on Budapest tram extension

THE CAS IV Etele consortium of Colas and Siemens started construction of the southern extension of Budapest tram line 1 on November 13.
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 07:24

Siemens and Ballard to develop fuel cell train

BALLARD Power Systems announced on November 13 that it has signed an agreement with Siemens to develop a fuel cell propulsion system for Siemens’ Mireo multiple unit.
Monday, 13 November 2017 10:18

Autozug Sylt purchases Vectron diesels

GERMAN open-access operator Autozug Sylt, which operates car-carrying trains between Niebüll and Westerland (Sylt) in competition with DB, has purchased two new Vectron DE diesel-electric locomotives from Siemens.
SIEMENS announced on November 10 that it has secured a €56m contract to refurbish the fleet of Desiro EMUs used by British train operator South Western Railway (SWR).
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