EU: Europe's Rail has updated its estimates of the potential costs of the DAC introduction on freight cars. The estimates and the initiative itself have attracted criticism by ZNPK, an association of minor operators from Poland.
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.
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.
Germany, Austria: Talgo showed the first ICE L train coach for Deutsche Bahn. In turn, Siemens Mobility presented the interior of a new generation of Viaggio coaches for OBB.
Austria: The project has been implemented by the freight operator since 2019 together with the A1 mobile operator and is aimed at equipping up to 12,000 freight cars with SmartCargo telematics devices.
EU: A train with two selected coupling technologies from Dellner and Voith is now running in trial mode across Europe. It is planned to be shown at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin in September.
Austria, Germany: The contract was concluded following the international tender results. The firm order includes the delivery of 246 Citylink tram-trains for €1.7 bln. If the option is exercised, the supply could reach 504 units and €4 bln.
Austria: The short list was formed by the international analytical company StartUs Insights. It included two companies from Russia and one from Germany, the USA and India.