By using this site, you agree with our cookies usage in accordance with our cookies policy. You can always disable cookies in your browser settings.



Latest rolling stock procurements: CAF, CRRC, PC TS

21 May 2024
Reading time ~ 3 min
Rendering of the CAF Inneo M4000 train for Oslo
Rendering of the CAF Inneo M4000 train for Oslo. Source: CAF
Savenkova Ekaterina, Editorial Contributor to International Projects of ROLLINGSTOCK Agency
Reading time ~ 3 min
Stolchnev Alexey, Russian Projects Editor, ROLLINGSTOCK Agency

Brief overview of key events and news in the rail rolling stock markets.

🇳🇴 The operator of the Norwegian capital, Sporveien, has inked a contract with CAF for up to 110 metro trains. Under the firm part, the city will receive 20 three-car M4000 Inneo trains with a total value of €150 mln. The Inneo-based trains will be ready for unmanned operation at the highest level, GoA4.

🇵🇱 A local freight operator, Lotos Kolej, has announced a tender for the supply of 20 six-axle and 20 four-axle single-system electric locomotives. The rolling stock must be capable of hauling trains of up to 2,400/3,000 t depending on the number of axles at a speed of 80 km/h. The maximum operating speed should not be less than 120/160 km/h, with a tractive effort of 196 kN.

The Newag Dragon electric locomotives in the Lotos Kolej fleet The Newag Dragon electric locomotives in the Lotos Kolej fleet. Source: Lotos Kolej

🇪🇸 CAF has been awarded a €450 mln contract by Madrid Metro to supply 40 six-car metro trains. The trains with inter-car gangways will be used on lines 6 and 8. The Madrid Metro plans to exercise an option for a further 40 trains in the coming months.

🇷🇸 The country plans to buy nine CRRC EMUs under a memorandum of understanding signed after the visit of the Chinese delegation led by President Xi Jinping to Belgrade. The trains will have a maximum speed of 120 km/h and will be delivered by the end of 2026. CRRC’s previously contracted trains, capable of operating at 200 km/h, have been arriving in Serbia since April.

The first CRRC train delivered to Serbia The first CRRC train delivered to Serbia. Source: r/europe/reddit

🇷🇺 Moscow plans to buy 300–350 metro cars and 30–50 trams a year, Maxim Liksutov, Moscow Deputy Mayor for Transport, said in an interview with the Moscow 24 TV channel. According to him, the metro fleet has already been renewed by 74% and the tram fleet by 95%.

The low-floor two-car Bogatyr 71-923M tram during trial run in Saratov The low-floor two-car Bogatyr 71-923M tram during trial run in Saratov. Source: Illusion/

🇷🇺 PC Transport Systems (PC TS) will supply 15 two-car low-floor Bogatyr 71-923M trams to Saratov as part of the tender it won earlier. The contract is worth RUB 1.9 bln (USD 20.7 mln), i.e. each tram costs RUB 126 mln (USD 1.4 mln). The purchase will be financed from the regional budget. According to the company, the batch will be delivered by 15 December, two weeks ahead of schedule.

Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!