Westbahn procures 15 new Stadler KISS 3 trains

On 22. July, Westbahn, the open access provider in Austria, and Stadler Rail announced the procurement of 15 new Stadler double deck EMUs for its operations. The cost of the procurement was undisclosed, but Stadler beat the Chinese supplier CRRC. Why does it matter: Westbahn was tainted to buy trains from CRRC, helping them to … Continue reading Westbahn procures 15 new Stadler KISS 3 trains

CRRC is coming closer to Western Europe

In yesterday's announcement, the open access operator Leo Express confirmed that they seek to expand their operations beyond the Czech Republic towards Poland and even Germany. As explained in the IRJ article the rolling stock could come from CRRC as they signed an agreement with Leo Express for 3 EMUs and 27 options. After the … Continue reading CRRC is coming closer to Western Europe