EU: The Association of European Rolling Stock Lessors, AERRL, has published the first part of a study of such diesel alternatives as biofuel, biomethane, ammonia, batteries, and hydrogen in rail transport.
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.
Finland: Following the successful completion of a six-month trial, the Operail freight operator from Estonia received approval to commission the C30-MF diesel locomotive produced together with CZ Loko.
Finland: The locomotive equipped with a computer vision system was tested on a non-public track in the Voikkaa industrial area in Kouvola.