Category Archives: 41 Switzerland

Alstom delivers the last vehicle for SBB Pendolino fleet

Alstom delivers the last vehicle for SBB Pendolino fleet :Alstom has just delivered the last Pendolino ETR 610 high-speed train to SBB, in accordance with the planned schedule defined within the contract signed in 2015 for four additional trains. They... ...

New Hydrogen Council launches in Davos

New Hydrogen Council launches in Davos :Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies have today launched a global initiative to voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition. In the first global... ...

Thales equips the world’s longest railway tunnel

Thales equips the world’s longest railway tunnel :The opening ceremony of the Gotthard Tunnel, the world’s longest railway tunnel, will take place today in Switzerland! As a member of the Transtec Gotthard Consortium, Thales has integrated its... ...

Gotthard tunnel, world’s longest, opens in Switzerland (Video)

The world’s longest and deepest train tunnel officially opened on June 1 in Switzerland, nearly seven decades after the initial design was conceived and 17 years after its construction started. The opening saw the attendance of many European leaders... ...

PROSE is a strategic partner for the upcoming refurbishment of X2000

PROSE is a strategic partner for the upcoming refurbishment of X2000 :PROSE has concluded a cooperation agreement with Swedtrac (a Knorr-Bremse subsidiary) concerning refurbishment of SJ’s X2000 fleet. The contract is a consecution of the... ...

Swiss Federal Railways Ordered 3 Rescue Trains

Swiss Federal Railways Ordered 3 Rescue Trains: Swiss Federal Railways has an agreement with a consortium of Windhoff Bahn & Anlagentechnik and Dräger Safety to supply three firefighting and rescue trains. The cotract costs £34,2 m. Trains... ...

BLS Shortlisted For New EMU Tender

BLS Shortlisted For New EMU Tender: Switzerland’s biggest private railway BLS approved a contract on February 2. BLS has shortlisted four producers to bid for a contract to supply 60 EMUs for S-Bahn and regional services. BLS invited... ...

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