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Melbourne High Capacity Metro Trains on test

05 Nov 2018

AUSTRALIA: Testing has started of the High Capacity Metro Trains that Evolution Rail is supplying to operate Melbourne’s suburban network. The Evolution Rail consortium of Plenary, CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles and Downer ... more

Palermo suburban line reopens following modernisation

01 Nov 2018

ITALY: The Passante suburban railway in Palermo has reopened after a three-year closure for modernisation. The project includes double-tracking the line between Palermo Centrale and Punta Raisi, adding 12 stations, eliminating ... more

The first of the Flirt trainsets which Stadler is supplying for the 43 km TEX Rail commuter route linking central Fort Worth with Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has undergone dynamic testing at the airport.

TEX Rail train on test at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

18 Oct 2018

USA: The first of the Flirt trainsets which Stadler is supplying for the 43 km TEX Rail commuter route linking central Fort Worth with Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has undergone dynamic testing at ... more