Tag Archives: locomotives

Stadler to supply 60 new locomotives to Finland’s VR Group

VALENCIA, 18-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler to supply 60 new diesel-electric locomotives to Finland’s VR Group. The new locomotives will improve the operational efficiency in marshaling yards, freight terminals and on nonelectrified lines which make up 45 percent of the … Read the full press release

Alstom to mid-life overhaul 23 BB 36000 locomotives for Akiem

Saint-Ouen, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has been chosen by Akiem to carry out the mid-life overhaul [1] of 23 BB 36000 locomotives. The contract follows a first agreement signed at the end of April 2016 for the mid-life overhaul … Read the full press release

Škoda Transportation further invests into its ancillary plants to meet demands on efficient and environmentally-sound production

Škoda Transportation has invested around 80 million Czech crowns in the ancillary plants at Škoda factory premises in Plzeň. The investment was mainly aiming at increasing production capacities and boosting efficiency in the production of new trams, locomotives and trains. Opening … Read the full press release

Polish PKP Cargo S.A. received €47 million loan from EIB to upgrade its rail fleet in Poland

Warsaw, Poland, Luxembourg, 05-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending PLN 200 million (EUR 47 million) to PKP Cargo S.A. for the upgrading of the rail fleet in Poland. The Bank has now supported rail investments in Poland for 23 years, promoting the … Read the full press release

Transmashholding begun delivery of diesel locomotives to Russian Railways

Moscow, Russia, 14-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Two first shunting locomotives TEM TMH produced by Bryansk Machine Building Factory (“BMZ”, Transmashholding Group) left for Likhobory Depot, Moscow Railroad. TEM TMH shunting loco with AC/DC electric transmission is a joint project realized together with … Read the full press release

Munich-based Railpool GmbH appointed Torsten Lehnert and Thorsten Priebe to its management team

Hamburg, Kiel Frankfurt, Munich, Germany, 09-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Munich-based Railpool GmbH is expanding its management team. The two shareholders of the company, HSH Nordbank and KfW IPEX-Bank, have appointed Torsten Lehnert and Thorsten Priebe to the management team as at … Read the full press release

EIB signs EUR 50M loan agreement with Lithuanian Railways

Vilnius, 4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Werner Hoyer, has signed a EUR 50 million loan agreement with Lithuanian Railways today for the acquisition of modern rolling stock. After the support for the upgrading of … Read the full press release

Alstom & Transmashholding open new production facility in Russia for asynchronous traction drives for electric locomotives

30-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom and its Russian partner, Transmashholding (TMH), today inaugurated a joint production site dedicated to asynchronous traction drives for electric locomotives in Novocherkassk, in southern Russia. This modern traction drive will equip the locomotives jointly developed and … Read the full press release