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[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 […]

[LU] The tram returns to Luxembourg; an update about the Luxtram project

53 years after the last tram drove from Luxembourg to the nearby village of Beggen, Luxtram is reintroducing tram services in the city of Luxembourg again from 10 December 2017.  […]

[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] Test the future tram for Amsterdam; Full-size mock-up presented [updated]

This summer, it will be possible to get familiar with the new generation of trams for Amsterdam. On 18.07.2017, the Amsterdam transport authority (GVB) and manufacturer CAF presented a life-size […]

[BE] Bombardier’s appeal rejected, twice; De Lijn selects CAF for mega order

In November 2016, the Belgian ‘Raad van State’ suspended the awarding of the latest order of De Lijn. The public transport company from Belgium wanted to place an order for […]

[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 […]

[FR] A new market for CAF: French RATP orders hybrid shunting locomotives

We did not see this one coming! Not Alstom, but CAF will be delivering new hybrid shunting locomotives to RATP, the public transport operator in and around Paris. RATP will […]

[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 […]

[DE] The Schönbuchbahn: German region and CAF to develop new lightweight trains

It is a risk, Zweckverband Schönbuchbahn is willing to take: order a type of train that does not exist yet. Many manufacturers, CAF included, offer proven, highly standardized types of rolling […]

[UK] The new Caledonian Sleeper: a preview of its interior design

In 2014 Transport Scotland choose Serco to run its Caledonian Sleeper services. These train services connect Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness and Fort William with London. In April 2015 Serco, known from operating the […]

[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 […]