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Alpha Trains Europe GmbH

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Siemens Mobility GmbH

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG

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Bayerische Landesbank


+Poland / PKN Orlen and Alstom to cooperate on hydrogen propulsion for rail transportmore

Polish oil refiner PKN Orlen and French rail technology supplier Alstom have signed an agreement on strategic cooperation regarding hydrogen propulsion for rail transport. Under the agreement, PKN Orlen will provide the refuelling infrastructure for hydrogen-powered multiple units (HMU) produced by Alstom (SCI RAILDATA Issue 38/2021). The first hydrogen-powered vehicles may be deployed on regional lines within two years. PKN Orlen is planning to allocate around EUR 1.6 billion (PLN 7.5 billion) in investments up to 2030. This is to translate into a 1.6 million t reduction in CO2 emissions.
Source: Kolejowy Portal 17.05.2022

+Italy / FSI plans investments of over EUR 190 billion up to 2031more

The Italian state railway FSI plans to invest over EUR 190 billion between 2022 and 2031. In addition, the company is to be restructured. FSI\'s turnover is expected to increase to around EUR 22.5 billion and EBITDA to EUR 3.9 billion in 2031, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.9% and 8.2% respectively over the planning period.
Source: FSI press release 16.05.2022

+Egypt / Vossloh to supply rail fasteners for El-Alamein - Ain Sukhna HSR linemore

Vossloh Fastening Systems GmbH, a subsidiary of rail technology supplier Vossloh, has been awarded a contract for rail fastening systems for the El-Alamein - Ain Sukhna high-speed rail (HSR) line. Delivery of the fasteners is scheduled to start in 2022, with completion of the EUR 40 million project expected in 2024.
Source: Vossloh press release 16.05.2022

+Germany / KVB invites bids to supply 132 high-floor LRVsmore

The Cologne Transport Authority (KVB) has invited bids to supply 132 high-floor Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) and 34 intermediate LRV cars. The LRVs are to be equipped for use on the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system in Cologne, in Bonn as well as on the lines of Häfen- und Güterverkehr Köln (HGK), and must therefore comply with the BOStrab and EBO regulations. The LRVs are to be named HF12. Initially, five HFx pre-series vehicles are to be delivered in 2026, with the series vehicles to be delivered from 2028.
Source: Official Journal of the European Union 18.05.2022

+The Netherlands / GVB orders 84 more electric buses from VDLmore

The Amsterdam public transport company GVB has ordered a further 84 electric buses of the type Citea from Dutch manufacturer VDL. The order includes 30 electric articulated buses of the type Citea LF-181 and 54 electric buses of the type Citea LF-122. The vehicles are to start service from 2023. The contract includes the delivery of the charging infrastructure as well as an option for the delivery of 124 additional buses. GVB has already put 44 VDL electric buses into service, and 31 more will be delivered in summer 2022 (SCI RAILDATA Issue 27/2021). By 2025, the entire Amsterdam bus fleet should be converted to electric operation (SCI RAILDATA Issue 08/2022)
Source: Sustainable Bus 16.05.2022, GVB press release 16.05.2022

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