CAF Civity

[NL] SNG: NS presents new CAF Sprinters – daylight testing commences

The Dutch Railways (NS) are getting more and more Sprinter trains. After the ‘Stadler Sprinters’ now the Spanish ‘CAF Sprinters’ are joining in. On 19.10.2017, NS officially presented the new CAF […]

[NL] CAF ‘Sprinter’ trains arrive in the Netherlands – testing commences [updated]

This month, the first ‘Sprinter Nieuwe Generatie’ EMUs have arrived in the Netherlands. Unit no. 2701 and 2703 (both 4-car) and 2301 (3-car) were transported from the VUZ Velim test […]

[UK] Under construction: New CAF Civity UK for Eversholt > TransPennine Express

TransPennine Express (TPE) has shared an exclusive image of the first carriage from the second fleet of its brand new trains. The ultramodern trains will operate on routes across the […]

[NL] Climate tests for CAF EMUs for the Dutch railways

It is summer in Europe, but not for the new generation of regional trains for the Dutch railways (NS). Recently a CAF SNG (‘Sprinter Nieuwe Generatie’) was subjected to extreme […]

[NL] First CAF Sprinter train for the Dutch railways leaving the factory

The first ‘Sprinter Nieuwe Generatie’ (SNG) commuter trains for the Dutch railways are ready to leave the CAF factory in Spain. One train will now be transported to the VUZ Velim […]

[NL] First run: SNG Sprinter train for the Netherlands

The Dutch railways (NS) published a video of a SNG (Sprinter Nieuwe Generatie) trainset absolving its first meters under its own power. The video was made in Spain, where CAF is starting […]

[UK] Eversholt Rail orders 98 trains for Arriva’s Northern Connect franchise

On January 22, it was announced that CAF from Spain will supply the new trains for Arriva’s Northern Connect franchise. This contract covers regional passenger transport connecting the major cities in the north […]