Belarus: The national railway operator has put into operation the last EPm FLIRT EMU under a contract for the supply of 10 trains of this series. The vehicle was produced at the Stadler Minsk plant, which activities are now limited due to sanctions.
Kazakhstan: Together with the production site, the manufacturer will receive an order for 500 units of rolling stock. The financial aspects of the deal are now being discussed, although the tender has been going on since 2020.
Switzerland: The manufacturer won the tender for the supply of up to 510 FLIRT trains for the SBB operator and its two subsidiaries back in October 2021. However, the contract was not awarded then due to Alstom's complaint.
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.
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.
Netherlands: ProRail and Arriva Nederland have published the results of a new phase of the Stadler automated DMU trails. It shows that targets to improve energy efficiency and achieve a precise stop at the desired location are not achieved.
Belarus: The manufacturer notes that this is a forced measure, as the site will face a shortage of electronic and electrical products due to EU sanctions against Belarus amid the situation in Ukraine.
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.
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.