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[DE] Bad Aibling train disaster: Stadler Rail to build new Meridian trains

Stadler Rail will provide the Bayerische Oberlandbahn (BOB), operator of the Meridian services in southern Germany, with two new Flirt3 trainsets. One will be 3-car, the other one 6-car, exactly like […]

[CH] A photographers’ dream come true? First three Alvra trains in service

As of December 2016, the first three of six Alvra loco-hauled trains are in revenue service. Swiss narrow gauge railway company Rhätische Bahn is using them on the very popular, […]

[CH] 3 in 1: A new generation of locomotives for the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn

On 06.01.2017, Stadler Rail and the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (MGBahn) signed the contract for the delivery of seven locomotives: 2x Tea 2/2 electric shunting locomotive 1x Gm 2/2 diesel-electric adhesion shunting locomotive 4x HGm 2/2 […]

[CH] Wynental- und Suhrentalbahn order new trains for AAR Bus+Bahn

As of December 2019, the passengers of AAR bus + bahn will be traveling in new comfortable trains. The Wynental- and Suhrentalbahn (WSB) have placed an order with Stadler Rail for […]

[UK] Merseyrail in Liverpool: the next UK customer for Stadler Rail

Stadler Rail is moving forward. It is expanding its product portfolio and entering new markets. 2016 is the year that Swiss-made trains became succesful in the United Kingdom. After the tubes for […]

[AT] Tests with Westbahn KISS generation 2 ongoing

Westbahn on the ‘Westbahn’. This week, Stadler Rail newest train for Austrian open access operator Westbahn is performing test runs between Vienna and St.Valentin. This page shows you images of […]

[EU] Stadler Rail Valencia: First locomotive design under Swiss responsibility under development

In 2017, Stadler Rail Valencia wants to release its first dual mode locomotive for the continental European market. It will be the first locomotive design to be completed since the […]

[DE] S-Bahn Berlin, Stadler and Siemens present the Baureihe 483/484 mock-up

4 weeks. For 28 days around 400 pre-selected people will test and evaluate the new Berlin S-Bahn design. A 1:1 scale mock-up of the envisaged design has been created, that […]

[DK] In the picture: Variobahn for the Aarhus Letbane network

During the InnoTrans 2016 railway fair in Berlin, Stadler Rail showed a Variobahn lightrail for the completely new Aarhus Letbane network in Denmark. Stadler Rail is delivering twelve Tango sets and fourteen VarioBahn […]

[FI] 1.000 FLIRTs! And the lucky number is for Finland

On 16.09.2016, Stadler celebrated the handover of the 1000th FLIRT (Fast Light Innovative Regional Train) train. The 1000th Stadler FLIRT is a 4-car broad-gauge vehicle for Finnish customer Junakalusto Oy. […]

[HU] GYSEV orders 10 new generation FLIRT3 trains from Stadler

Hungarian regional operator GYSEV and Stadler signed a contract for the delivery of ten four-car FLIRT3 type electric multiple units for regional operation. The first vehicles are expected to start […]

[SE] Objection dismissed: green light for Stadler KISS for Transitio and Mälab

In 2017 Swedish railway company Mälab wanted to start passenger services on the lines Sala – Linköping, Linköping – Uppsala, Uppsala – Örebro, Hallberg – Fleming Mountain and Hallberg – Stockholm. […]

[RU] Stadler is succesful in St. Petersburg with the Metelitsa: a new tram in a new market

Stadler has developed a new broad-gauge tram and successfully introduced it onto the market, with LLC Transport Concession Company (TCC) in Saint Petersburg ordering 23 Metelitsa trams. The majority of the production […]

[US] Stadler arrives in Silicon Valley: 16 KISS trains for Caltrain

Stadler has been awarded the contract to design and manufacture 16 six-car KISS double-decker electric multiple-unit trains for Caltrain in the Unites States. The contract, with an option for an […]

[EU] Stadler Rail is making its mark at InnoTrans 2016

Stadler Rail press statement 27.07.2016 Once again, Stadler will be presenting revolutionary rail vehicles at InnoTrans in Berlin. Stand 103 in hall 2.2 and our stands on the outside exhibition […]

(DE) Icke, Icke, Icke… Berlin orders 27 extra U-Bahn trainsets from Stadler Rail

It is official. The city of Berlin will have 40 new U-Bahn trains for its ‘Kleinprofilnetz’. This network includes the lines U1, U2, U3 and U4 with the smallest loading gauge. On […]

[AT] Under construction: Westbahn KISS 2

On 06.07.2016 the supervisory board of Westbahn’s parent company Rail Holding AG visited Stadler Rail’s double-decker competence center in Altenrhein, Switzerland. The Swiss train manufacturer presented the second series of KISS trains […]

[CH] Coming in 2019: Self-powered multiple-unit trains for Rhätische Bahn

Rhätische Bahn (RhB) is rapidly renewing its fleet. Recently delivered, or under delivery are the Allegra multiple units (ABe 8/12, series 3501-3515), the Alvra articulated trains (6 car sets, ABi 5701-5706) and a […]

[CH] The SOB Voralpen-Express 2019; a FLIRT that looks different

As of December 2019, a new generation of passenger trains will take over services on the St. Gallen – Lucerne route in Switzerland. We are talking about new FLIRT trainsets […]

[CH] Stadler Rail presents the Giruno. As train simulator.

It will be one big festival, the official opening of the Gotthard base tunnel on June 04/05 2016. The longest rail tunnel ever built, part of the ‘Neuen Eisenbahn-Alpentransversale’ (NEAT), […]

[GE] Georgia acquires four ‘AeroXpress’ KISS trains from Stadler Rail

Stadler Rail and Russian rail operator Aeroexpress have a double double-decker problem. You may now Russia is facing tough economic times. This has severe effect on all Russian companies, such as […]

[CH] Regionalverkehr Bern-Solothurn selects Stadler Rail for building its new S7 trains

RBS (Regionalverkehr Bern-Solothurn) from Switzerland will receive a new type of train from Stadler Rail in 2018. The operator started the project a bit differently; First, a design was made, […]

[UK] Stadler Rail and Ansaldo STS: The Glasgow metro

Stadler Rail is rapidly expanding its product portfolio. After the acquisition of the Vossloh factory in Spain, which made the Swiss company a manufacturer of heavy mainline diesel locomotives, there […]

[NL] Sixteen FLIRT trains for Keolis’ subsidiary Syntus

Stadler Rail: Stadler has been awarded the contract to manufacture 16 FLIRT electric multiple-unit (EMU) trains for operator Syntus (Keolis) in the Netherlands. The trains will operate on the Zwolle – […]

[DE] Baureihe 483: finally a new generation of S-Bahn trains for Berlin

Stadler Pankow and Siemens, they are going to develop and build the next generation S-Bahn trains for the German city of Berlin. Which was officially announced 22.12.2015. The consortium, led […]

[DE/NL] Alpha Trains acquires multisystem trains for Teutoburger Wald-Netz

Leasing company Alpha Trains has ordered eight multisystem FLIRT3 EMUs from Stadler Rail (Pankow) for crossborder services between Germany and the Netherlands. Alpha Trains will lease them out to Keolis, that […]

[DK] Aarhus presents the design of its new light rail vehicles

On June 1, Aarhus presented the designs of its future light rail vehicles, the first of its kind in Denmark. Stadler Rail will deliver two different types of trains; 13 vehicles […]

[RU] The presentation of the mega-KISS for AeroExpress

Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail Group has successfully shipped the first double-decker KISS train, ordered by Russian railway operator Aeroexpress, to Moscow. The train immediately starts the homologation process […]

[SE] What a livery can do: the new MTR Express Flirt Intercity

Stadler Rail has handed over the first unit of the altogether 6 Flirt intercity trains that it produced for the Hong-Kong based private operator MTR Express for operation in Sweden. […]

[EE] 38 FLIRT trains in operation in Estonia: Number of passengers increased by 45%

The Stadler Rail Group has successfully delivered the last FLIRT train out of the fleet of 38 units to Estonian railway operator Elron. The two companies signed the delivery and […]