Japan: The passenger operator unveiled the first train with a top speed of 300 km/h. Its Tsubasa commercial operation is scheduled for the spring of 2024.
Spain: This followed press reports that specifications received by CAF for the production of 31 trains indicate the dimensions which restrict the passing of vehicles through a number of tunnels.
India: The national operator Indian Railways is planning to float a tender. Alstom, Siemens, Cummins, Hitachi Rail, BHEL, Wabtec, as well as Medha Servo Drives, took part in a detailed meeting with IR last week.
Russia: TMH’s developing production facilities, digitisation in the holding, new Baltiets train, TMH Electrotech’s modern motors, etc. in the new issue.
EU: In January 2023, new public procurement rules came into force in the European Union. The first company to be affected by these rules is CRRC.
Russia: The low-floor tram has refurbished exterior and interior when compared to the 71-415 model. It is claimed that all components are solely of domestic production.
Germany: An investigation of SWR, a German public broadcasting corporation, led to allegations that the company had broken the law. Siemens denies the accusation.
Austria: The Czech manufacturer established a subsidiary company in the country, which incorporated headquarters in Vienna and an office in Schwaz purchased from Molinari Rail.
Russia: A freight car owner won an auction with a bid of more than RUB 2.8 bln ($38 mln) and purchased the property formerly owned by Bombardier Transportation: 86,000 m2 production facilities with equipment.