Today's Railways Europe 292: April 2020

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The April 2020 issue of Today's Railways Europe is packed with railway news and features from all over mainland Europe. As well as comprehensive news coverage, this issue also includes heritage news, light rail news, European railtours diary, readers’ letters and much, much more!

News stories include:

  • Alstom to acquire Bombardier
  • SJ and Vy share Swedish sleeper contracts
  • London–Bordeaux services by 2022?
  • Lund tramway delayed
  • First Durmazlar tram delivered to Olsztyn
  • Napoli Line 1 reopens
  • DB Regio TRAXX fleet reshuffle
  • Moskva–Tallinn services cut
  • SNCB to sell 561 coaches
  • Giesel ejector-fitted Class 52 returns to steam
  • Achenseebahn woes continue
  • Councils buy Romanian narrow gauge lines

Feature articles include:

  • Rail centres: Bergen: Peter Kloss visits Norway’s second-largest city, terminus of northern Europe’s highest main line railway.
  • Upgrading the Karlsruhe–Basel line: Keith Fender outlines the major changes coming to this international artery and reveals the best locations for photography.
  • Bremen: a German freight hotspot: Guy Houston surveys the vibrant freight scene at Bremen Hauptbahnhof.
  • Railways in the Austria–Slovenia–Italy border region: Toma Bacic explores the remarkable railway history of this mountainous area.
  • Endangered species: NS SGM: Quintus Vosman looks back at the careers of the original “Sprinter” EMUs, which are due to be withdrawn by the end of 2020.

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