India: The tender of Indian Railways is over with a consortium of TMH and local RVNL selected as the winning bidder to deliver 120 Vande Bharat trains. The second batch of 80 EMUs is to be executed by Titagarh Wagons and BHEL.
France: The running gear is being developed for a prototype of the Leger low-floor battery-powered two-car train, which the national operator plans to launch on the country's low-density lines in 2029.
Turkiye: The locomotive was presented at the state-owned TÜRASAŞ plant in Eskişehir.
Russia: United Wagon Company made several announcements during the TransRussia international trade fair on April 15-17.
Russia: In the interview with ROLLINGSTOCK, CEO of the Russian largest holding manufacturing rolling stock components spoke about operations in a new context.
After having reported a spike in demand for its products and services amid challenges of the economic environment, the company has received the first orders for its France-based plant acquired from Alstom.
Russia: A train operator controlled two Lastochka EMUs one-by-one and via 4G from the traffic control centre of the MCC urban rail system.
Australia: ARA has published an estimate of the total loss to regional budgets due to the lack of harmonisation in the procurement of rolling stock between 2014 and 2023. The government is setting up the relevant bodies.
China: According to the producer’s annual report, revenues from the segment fell by almost 30% in 2022 compared to CNY 41 bln ($6.4 bln) in 2021.