EU: Over 2,500 Traxx locomotives have been sold across Europe, North America, Africa, and Central and South Asia, Alstom says.
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.
Bulgaria: The Ministry of Transport calls for bids for a total of €1.4 bln VAT excluded. Winners of four tenders will be expected to supply 35 single-deck and 7 double-deck EMUs, 20 push-pull trains, and 18 shunting locomotives.
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.
Bulgaria: Half of the 16 trains intended to delivery should have automation compatible with previously installed Russian systems, however there are EU sanctions imposed on purchases from Russia.
Bulgaria: The only locomotive manufacturer in the country specializing in small shunters is building a new workshop with an area of about 4,000 m2 for the development of overhaul competencies.