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.
Portugal: A consortium involving the national CP operator has received state funding to develop three prototypes of passenger coaches by 2025. Further mass production of them is planned.
China: The CRRC's plant in Tangshan produced the first of 18 four-section trams under a 2020 contract for Porto. This delivery is the first urban rail contract for CRRC in EU.
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.
Portugal: Accusations leveled by Stadler and CAF could lead to a delay in the announcement of the winner of the country's biggest tender over the years.
Portugal: Several global producers, CRRC, Alstom, Siemens, Hitachi, Stadler, CAF, became known as contestants for the state railway operator CP contract for the $927 mln USD supply of 117 electric trains.
Portugal: A consortium led by logistics operator has announced its intention to invest €82 mln to build facility for production of the low-carbon and highly digitalized rolling stock.