Stadler announced Feb. 15 that it has signed a contract with Utah State University (USU) and the ASPIRE Engineering Research Center to develop and test a multiple-unit train with battery drive for the U.S. market based on the company’s FLIRT Akku model.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) riders have spoken. The transit agency on Jan. 12 unveiled their exterior graphic-design choice for the 254 rapid transit cars that will start arriving from Stadler in 2023.
Thales is seeking to divest its rail signalling business “in a potential deal worth 1.5 billion euros or more (US$1.8 billion),” according to a Reuters report based on unidentified “people close to the matter.”
Internal documents stolen during a cyber-attack on Stadler’s headquarters have been published online after the manufacturer refused to give in to ransom demands.
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors recently awarded Stadler a $112 million maintenance contract. With the deal, Stadler enters the Maintenance Services sector in the U.S. for the first time.
MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) has awarded Stadler Rail a contract to supply 127 two-car rapid transit (metro) trainsets with options for up to 50 additional sets.