Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has delivered its first BOMBARDIER MOVIA C30 metro trainsets to Swedish operator, Stockholm Public Transport (SL). The new metros are destined for the Red line on the Stockholm metro system, where they will enhance the passenger experience and reduce energy consumption.
Both the Ceneri Base Tunnel and the 4-metre corridor between Basel and Chiasso will become operational in December 2020. Rail freight will benefit from the fact that more cargo can be moved on to the north-south axis. The Gateway Basel Nord will help in these efforts
With its complete takeover of VIPCO GmbH in Mannheim, Stadler expands its portfolio with a new engineering subsidiary in Germany with around 50 employees. The new Stadler Mannheim GmbH will mainly focus on the development of software and hardware components for train control systems and the retrofitting field.
GUARDIA, the ETCS automatic train protection system from Stadler’s joint-venture AngelStar, has been homologated for the first time. The FLIRT trains of Koleje Mazowieckie (KM) which are equipped with GUARDIA will be operated in the Polish region Mazovia.
Bussnang, 16 June 2020 - AB Transitio has ordered twelve more double-decker trains from Stadler. The order is worth 133.3 million Swiss francs. Transitio is thereby exercising an option from a contract that has been in place since 2016. The newly ordered trains will be delivered in autumn 2021 in accordance with the contract. They will then run in the Lake Mälaren region, west of the Swedish capital Stockholm.
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted economies around the world as it has forced people’s daily lives to a grinding halt. The coronavirus outbreak is reasonably expected to have lasting impacts on our individual behaviour and lifestyle, particularly on the way we work, consume and travel. In regard to the latter, transport and mobility are at the epicentre of the immediate and long-term challenges posed by the global health crisis. From urban traffic to international trade flow, bustling movement has given way to hushed calm. Many countries have closed their borders and imposed curfews – resulting in sharp reductions in transport demand at both the local and continental level.