Talgo and Renfe refit high-speed trains to carry coronavirus patients

Talgo says it has voluntarily made all its staff and material resources available to the Spanish government to convert trains into mobile ambulances.
Coronavirus Transport News

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Commentary: Railroad tank cars take a hit

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East Coast Railway (ECoR) sets a new record in freight loading

Asian Rail News
The East Coast Railway has set a new record by loading two-hundred million tonnes of freight of their jurisdiction in 2019-20 as upon 191.76 million tonnes loaded in the past financial year.

Coronavirus restrictions force Grand Central to suspend all train services

Coronavirus Transport News
York-based operator, Grand Central, which runs services between Sunderland, Bradford and London Kings Cross, said the measures were ‘necessary but temporary’ and it anticipated services would cease for an initial two months.

Final Winter Maintenance and Storage update on steam locomotive 60163 Tornado

Railway Preservation
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust have published their last winter maintenance update on new build London and North Eastern Railway A1 Peppercorn No. 60163 “Tornado”, along with storage plans during the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Renfe and Talgo modify high-speed trains to transport Covid-19 patients

Coronavirus Transport News
Spanish rail operator Renfe has collaborated with Talgo has refitted three high-speed trains to make them capable of transporting Covid-19 patients, if necessary.

Leo Express business at risk due to coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus Transport News
Köhler says Leo Express is operating at around 10% of its normal service capacity and carrying just 5% of usual passengers.

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