LOK Report – Ethiopia: Chinese loan to save Addis Ababa light rail

Fotos A.Savin/Free Art License 1.3, Turtlewong/CC0 1.0. China has agreed to supply CNY 155 million (EUR 21 million) worth of spare parts for the rolling stock of the ailing Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit (AALRT). The contract, which includes 573 spare parts for the Ethiopian capital’s electrified tram network, was signed on February 14, 2023 […]

Ukrzaliznytsia was headed by Akhmetov’s man – Ukraine – tsn.ua

Evgeny Lyashchenko has been holding the position of financial director of Media Group Ukraine since 2012, and on July 1, 2014 he was appointed director of the holding. The former director of Media Group Ukraine Yevgeny Lyashchenko will act as chairman of the board of Ukrzaliznytsya. This was announced by Orest Logunov, member of the […]

Train line Berlin-Hanover: still closed for weeks | News

THAT should cause a lot of time frustration for train customers! After the crash of two freight trains in the Lower Saxony district of Gifhorn, rail traffic on the busy route between Hanover and Berlin will be restricted for a longer period of time. ︎ Until December 16, passengers will have to be prepared for […]

LOK Report – Colorful things from Baden-Württemberg

On the Saturday of the carnival, the weather in large parts of Baden-Württemberg was not particularly good for the carnival parades or for the photographers. Cloudy and scattered raindrops. It started in the morning in Altbach, here the blue ESG1 diesel locomotive, a MAK 1206, hauled a dark green Henschel diesel locomotive with the number […]

Locomotive Report – Saxony: First night train from Zurich reaches Dresden

Photo DB AG/Jan Frintert. The first night train from Zurich reached platform 1 of Dresden’s main train station at 7:05 a.m. sharp today. The Lord Mayor of the state capital Dresden, Dirk Hilbert, Stephan Berger, Head of the Mobility Department of the Saxon State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labor and Transport, and Heiko Klaffenbach, Dresden […]

Locomotive report – Centralbahn ice hockey special train Basel

On Friday 10.2. a Centralbahn ice hockey special train ran from Basel Bad to Krefeld and back with the 110 383. The empty train was then on the morning of February 11th. transferred to Mönchengladbach. The pictures show: • Special train with 110 383 entering Karlsruhe main station on February 10th. together with the Bayernbahn […]