China: The German producer has won a contract for the delivery of 3 high-speed HSG-city grinding trains to operate in the southern part of city’s urban transport system.
Russia: Ust-Katav car-building plant (UKCP) plans to invest 958 mln RUR ($12 mln USD) in the construction of a new workshop for the trams production. The company explains its plans with a growing portfolio of orders.
India: Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman announced the allocation of 2.45 trln INR ($32.8 bln USD) from the national budget for the railway transport development in 2022-2023.
Russia: At the end of 2021, 34 production sites have been forming digital passports in the system, and in January the largest railway wheel manufacturer of 1520 mm gauge area, Vyksa Steel Works (VSW), fully joined the system.
Spain: A €35 mln loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) will be used for innovative projects that the manufacturer plans to implement in the country in 2021-2024.
Ukraine: At the end of 2021, 1,948 freight cars were produced in the country, which is the lowest volume since 2015. However, the state's fleet renewal program should enable the industry to emerge from the depression.
Russia: The offer price turned out to be 40 mln RUR ($0,52 mln USD) higher than the maximum set by the operator and so the application of Progress Rail was not allowed for evaluation, and the tender was declared invalid.
USA: The Japanese manufacturer claimed that it will acquire technology to automatically measure the wheelsets of the 7000-series trains, which make up about 60% of the USA capital’s metro fleet and are now out of service.
Russia: The issue includes materials on metro cars produced by Transmashholding (TMH) for the capital of Uzbekistan, the development of the container flatcar portfolio, and the operation of its diesel engineering center.