Tag: Hybrid

[NL] Stadler launches new WINK product line – Arriva becomes first client

Arriva Netherlands has placed an order with Stadler for 18 two-car units of the new WINK model. The WINK is a two-car multiple unit train for secondary lines with lower […]

[DE] “Ich drück dich”: Talgo Deutschland presents its new H3 locomotive

For some months now, Talgo Deutschland is operating a new H3 hybrid locomotive built by Alstom. Until last week, the machine had a simple, plain blue livery. This has changed. […]

[UK] The IEP Project: Virgin’s Azuma arrives in Scotland

Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train has visited Scotland for the first time as part of plans to transform Edinburgh-London rail journeys. The inaugural run north of the border was made as […]

[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 […]

[FR] Alstom to supply 30 Coradia trains to SNCF Mobilités, reinforcing the regional TET trains

Alstom is to supply SNCF Mobilités with 30 trains from its Coradia platform, for an amount worth approximately €250 million. The order was placed in the context of the renewal […]

[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: […]

[FR] Alstom’s first Coradia Liners run on the Paris-Troyes-Belfort Intercity line

The first Coradia Liner V160 trains entered commercial service today, welcoming the first passengers on the Paris-Troyes-Belfort Intercity line (‘Ligne 4’). This new generation of main line trains has been […]

[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 […]

[DE] Toshiba + DB Cargo: a new hybrid shunter for the EU market

DB Cargo is going to cooperate with Toshiba from Japan, one of the leading Asian suppliers in the field of rail vehicle technology. Together they are going to conduct a feasibility study […]

[DE] Gmeinder is back with a 3-axle hybrid shunting locomotive

After becoming insolvent, the German manufactuere of heavy equipment and locomotives Gemeinder was taken over by German Zagro Group. At present, Gmeinder Lokomotiven GmbH is back in business and developing […]

[UK] Eversholt raises number of AT300s on order to 36

Leasing company Eversholt has decided to buy seven additional hybrid Intercity trains (9-car) type AT300 from Hitachi Rail. They will be operated by Great Western Main Line, operated by First […]

[DE] Hello Hamburg: Metrans receives first H3 hybrid shunting locomotive

Alstom is supplying two Prima H3 hybrid shunting locomotives to Metrans Rail Germany. On February 11, the order was announced officially. There is an option for three additional locomotives. Alstom […]

[PL] PHU lokomotiv acquires Gama demo locomotive; and orders two more

On July 9, PHU Lokomotiv, a Polish investor in rolling stock, announced that it had acquired the Pesa Gama Marathon demonstrator locomotive. The gray-liveried locomotive was first presented during InnoTrans […]