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[DE/FI] Video: taking Siemens 193 971 to Finland

[DE/FI] Video: taking Siemens 193 971 to Finland

In the past months, Siemens has prepared to first Vectron locomotive for test runs in Finland. As from 2017 Siemens will deliver 80 hybrid locomotives (+97 option) to the Finnish […]

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

[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 […]

Im Siemens-Werk in Krefeld wurde der neue Triebzug vom Typ Desiro für die Österreichischen Bundesbahnen (ÖBB) präsentiert. Derzeit wird der erste Zug im Prüf- und Validationcenter in Wegberg-Wildenrath getestet. Im Januar 2015 beginnen die Tests im Klima-Wind-Kanal des Rail Tec Arsenals (RTA) in Wien. Ab März 2015 starten schließlich die Zulassungsfahrten. Die Inbetriebnahme ist für Herbst 2015 geplant. 31 Züge sind für den S-Bahn-Verkehr in Wien und Niederösterreich vorgesehen, 35 Züge für den Regionalverkehr in Niederösterreich, 18 Züge für den Regionalverkehr in der Steiermark und 17 Züge den Regionalverkehr in Oberösterreich.

The new Desiro type regional multiple-unit train for Austria was presented at the Siemens plant in Krefeld (Germany). The first train is currently undergoing tests at the Test and Validation Center in Wegberg-Wildenrath. Tests in the Rail Tec Arsenal (RTA) climatic wind tunnel in Vienna will start in January 2015. The certification runs will then get underway in March 2015. Commissioning is scheduled for autumn 2015. 31 trains are earmarked for commuter rail services in Vienna and Lower Austria, while 35 are to be used in Lower Austria, 18 in Styria and 17 in Upper Austria in regional rail service.

[AT] ÖBB and Siemens present the CityJet

On 10.11.2014, the Austrian Minister for Transport Alois Stöger, and the CEO of the Austrian Railways (ÖBB) Christian Kern, unveiled the first CityJet train. This event took place at the […]