Brief overview of key events and news in the rail rolling stock markets.
Germany: Alstom, Hitachi Rail, Siemens Mobility, Stadler and a number of other players unveiled their trains. At the same time, new solutions of locomotive-hauled passenger coaches were presented by Deutsche Bahn.
EU: In 2021, the REUSE project by UIC to stimulate the railway equipment recycling was finalized. In turn, manufacturers are increasingly indicating the share of materials in the rolling stock that are recyclable.
Italy: A mock-up of the Hitachi Blues train with traction system, which includes diesel, catenary and batteries, was presented in Florence in March. The first Blues should be delivered to the Tuscany region by the end of 2022.