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Go-Ahead and Stadler at odds over TMH fleet maintenance contract

BRITISH operator Go-Ahead and Swiss manufacturer Stadler have butted heads over the maintenance of a new fleet set to operate two German regional contracts, after the operator awarded TMH International a contract to maintain the trains.
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Industrial espionage concerns raised over third-party train maintenance contract

Europe
Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler has raised concerns about the potential for industrial espionage after Go-Ahead awarded the international subsidiary of Transmashholding a contract to maintain a fleet of electric multiple-units ordered for use on E-Netz Allgäu services in Bayern.

Denmark’s ETCS rollout progresses

Europe
BANEDANMARK has successfully commissioned ETCS Level 2 Baseline 3 on the Langå – Struer – Holsterbro line in western Denmark, the fourth line on the national network to switch to the new signalling system as part of the nationwide rollout, which the infrastructure manager is overseeing.

NTSB Investigator Sean Payne, Part 2

Airline News
On this episode of AvTalk, we continue our conversation with NTSB investigator Sean Payne to discuss the NTSB’s most wanted list and their call for crash protected recorders to be installed in all passenger carrying commercial aircraft.

News alert: April jobs in trucking down by one measure, up in another

Other Transport News
Despite months of pay increases and the strongest freight market in recent memory, the number of jobs in the truck transportation sector fell in April according to one benchmark, though it rose by another measuring stick.

TrinityRail: 1,000 Grain Hoppers for CN

Canada
CN has largely attributed its ability to deliver record grain volumes to its long-term investment strategy.

Catching a flight on the rare Saab 340 in Sweden

Airline News
We have our latest flying video out today, and it’s a short-but-sweet one: documenting a quick flight I took on Air Leap‘s Saab 340 down to Malmö (MMX) a few weeks back.

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