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[HU] 435 501 and 435 502; first new FLIRTs for GySEV arrive in Hungary

At the end of September Stadler Rail presented the first new FLIRT EMUs for Austro-Hungarian passenger operator GySEV, by exhibiting unit 435 501 at the TRAKO exhibition in Gdansk in […]

[NL] Northern Netherlands: Arriva announces plan for partial electrification and battery trains

OV Magazine reports: Today, Arriva in the Netherlands published new information about its fleet renewal plan on the northern lines in the Groningen and Friesland provinces. Earlier this year the […]

[DE] Generation IK: new metros for Berlin enter service; now 60 units on order

Berlin is changing, and it is changing fast. Since 2015, public transport authority BVG is testing a new generation of metro trains for its ‘small profile’ lines (U1-U4). This has […]

[NL] Now in final design: Keolis Nederland officially presents its FLIRT EMU

Since 08.10.2017, all activities of the Keolis Group in the Netherlands have been rebranded and brought together under the new umbrella brand Keolis Nederland. Next December, Keolis Nederland will take-over […]

[DE] Arriva FLIRT in München en Wegberg-Wildenrath

 Last week we witnessed test runs with 3-acr FLIRT EMUs for passenger operator Arriva from the Netherlands. The units are built for border-crossing services from Belgium via the Netherlands to […]

[DE] The new S-Bahn; First vehicle body arrives in Berlin

The new S-Bahn for Berlin and Brandenburg is taking shape. The first red-yellow painted car body of the future vehicle generation has arrived in the Federal Capital. It is the […]

[US] Stadler and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority unveil the first U.S. FLIRT train

Stadler and the Texas-based Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) introduce the first FLIRT for the TEXRail commuter rail line at APTA Expo 2017, the showcase for public transportation in the […]

[NL] First 3-car multisystem FLIRT for Arriva arrives in the Netherlands

Above you see the first 3-car and the first multisystem FLIRT for Arriva in Limburg. It arrived, coming from Poland, in the Netherlands on 19.09.2017 via Venlo. The designated ‘550’ […]

[DE] Stadler receives order from Go-Ahead for 11 FLIRT trains for Netz 3a in Baden-Württemberg

Go-Ahead has commissioned Stadler with the delivery of 11 electric FLIRT trains for use on the 3a “Murrbahn” Network in Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria. The EMUs will be used on the […]

[RU] Video: Stadler presents the Metelitsa for St.Petersburg

On 31.08.2017: Stadler presented the first Metelitsa tram in B85600M modification to an international audience of experts during the #EXPO1520 railway exhibition in Moscow. The tram is for the city […]

[DE] In the picture: recent RailAdventure transports

You may know them, or maybe you have made pictures of them; the RailAdventure transport trains. They are popular amongst many railway fans, because when you see a classic, two-tone […]

[EU] First you FLIRT, than you KISS, what follows is a SMILE

Stadler has found a name for its new family of high-speed trains in a competition at the Open Day: SMILE. The world’s first standard low-floor high-speed train, which ran under […]

[DE] Keolis receives first multi-system FLIRT for Teutoburger Wald-Netzes [updated]

By taking over the Teutoburger Wald-Netz (TWN) on 10 December 2017, Keolis will use new FLIRT multi-system electric trains on line RB 61 between Bielefeld and Hengelo. Keolis received the […]

[US] Caltrain electrification works started – train design update

As you can see, Caltrain is making progress with the exterior design of its future Stadler KISS trains. In May people could vote for their favorite color scheme and the […]

[NL] Syntus / Keolis Nederland: First FLIRTs testing in the Netherlands

During the next few months, Stadler Rail is delivering sixteen FLIRT EMUs to Syntus in the Netherlands. The Dutch passenger operator, part of the Keolis Group, will start revenue services […]

[IT] Long time no see: The Euro Light locomotive of Dinazzano Po

In 2010, Vossloh in Spain built two mainline diesel locomotives with an axle load of 19,75 tonnes. The designated 284 001 and 002 were both presented in Berlin during the […]

[NL] Arriva to operate ‘northern lines’ contract for another 15 years; new FLIRT trains ordered

DB Arriva will operate the regional rail services in northern Netherlands for a another 15 years. The DB subsidiary for passenger transport abroad has won the open competition tender for […]

[UK] The mock-up is ready: Stadler FLIRT for GreaterAnglia

A mock-up of one of Greater Anglia’s new trains has been set up at the company’s Norwich depot for selected groups of staff, customers and stakeholders to see the proposed […]

[IT] Official presentation: Hybrid FLIRT for Valle d’Aosta

On 15.06.2017, Stadler presented the first bimodal FLIRT at Bussnang (CH). The train is destined for the Valle d’Aosta region. Stadler presented the very first FLIRT with bimodal drive system […]

[ES/PT] Stadler officially hands over six new Euro4000 locomotives to Alpha Trains

On 31st May 2017, six new Euro4000 locomotives were delivered by Stadler to Alpha Trains. Four of them will be operated under a long-term leasing agreement by Medway. The acquisition […]

[CH] The new ‘Mandarinli’; building a wooden mock-up

At Stadler Rail in Bussnang, a wooden model of a new generation of S-Bahn trains for Regional Verkehr Bern-Solothurn (RBS) is currently being built. From 2018, the new “Mandarinli” (or […]

[CH] Stadler Bussnang tour: previewing the Syntus FLIRT trains

This December, FLIRT trains will be introduced on the lines Zwolle-Kampen and Zwolle-Enschede in the Netherlands. Keolis subsidiary Syntus, beating rivalling offers from Dutch railways and Arriva, will take over […]

[CH] Ready, set, action: the SBB EC250 ‘Giruno’ roll-out!

On 18.05.2017, Stadler Rail presented the new Gotthard Tunnel train for the Swiss railways (SBB). As part of a festive ceremony, attended by Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation, […]

[US] Caltrain is asking: What color scheme do you like most?

Californian passenger operator Caltrain plans to purchase electric KISS trains from Stadler Rail. These will replace diesel-loco hauled trains. The new rolling stock will enter service after the Peninsula Corridor is […]

[EU] +1: Stadler Rail presents the Euro4001 diesel-electric locomotive

During the Transport & Logistic exhibition last week we stumbled upon a new member of Stadler Rail’s locomotive platform: the ‘Euro4001’. It is the ‘diesel-only’ version of Stadler’s new locomotive […]

[CH] BLS to order 58 FLIRT trains for regional and S-Bahn services

Swiss railoperator BLS is in the process of placing the largest rolling stock order in its history. The company has decided to award Stadler Rail with the contract for the […]

[SE] Stadler is delivering 22 customized EMUs for Stockholm’s Roslagsbanan

Stadler won out against the competition to build 22 customized electrical multiple units (EMU) for Stockholm Transport (SL). The total contract volume amounts to approximately CHF 232 million. The EMU […]

[HU] First double-deck trains for Hungary: MÁV to order KISS EMUs from Stadler

Hungarian passenger operator MÁV-START Zrt. and Stadler have signed today a frame agreement about the delivery of up to 40 6-car double-deck KISS EMU. MÁV-START has an obligation to order a […]

[IT] FAL orders: Apulia region will get more narrow gauge DMUs

Ferrovie Appulo Lucane (FAL), headquartered in Bari, has ordered one additional 2-car DMU and three further intermediate cars from Stadler Rail. The FAL fleet currently consists of eleven 2-car DMUs […]

[DE] 6 axle hybrids: HVLE is launching customer for Stadler’s EuroDual [updated]

The Spanish Division of Stadler and German rail freight operator Havelländische Eisenbahn (HVLE), have announced today a purchase agreement for the supply of ten six-axle EuroDual locomotives in German configuration. Update: […]

[CH] Berner-Oberland-Bahnen puts new EMUs into service

On 09.11.2016, a new blue-and-yellow EMU arrived at depot Zweilütschinen of the Berner-Oberland-Bahnen (BOB). It was the first of six 3-car narrow gauge trains, ordered from Stadler Rail. The ABDeh […]

[DE] This is the (almost) final design of the new Berlin S-Bahn

Do you see the difference? The title image shows the (almost) final design for the new S-Bahn trains for Berlin, the future ‘Baureihe 483/484’ that will take over the “Ring” […]

[CZ] A first for Stadler: trams for the Czech Republic

Stadler won the tender to develop and build 40 trams for the Dopravní podnik Ostrava a.s. (DPO) operating company in Ostrava. The order is worth a total of approximately CHF 45 million. […]