Today's Railways Europe 295: September 2020

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The September 2020 issue of Today's Railways Europe is packed with news and features from the railways across mainland Europe. As well as interesting articles and comprehensive news coverage, this issue also includes heritage news, light rail news, readers’ letters and much, much more!

News stories include:

  • France to invest in rail as part of Covid-19 recovery,
  • DB places order for 30 more ICEs in Germany
  • New study suggests battery trains are cheaper than hydrogen
  • First Wien Class X U-Bahn train completed
  • Madrid metro Line 8 to be extended
  • Berlin–Szczecin electrification funded
  • Plans for dramatic rationalisation of Norwegian rolling stock types
  • ČD to order new multi-system locomotives
  • Charter train operations resume in Germany

Feature articles include:

  • Mountain climbing in the High Tatras: Andrew Thompson looks at the modernization of the Štrbské Pleso–Štrba metre-gauge rack railway in Slovakia’s High Tatra mountains.
  • Oberpfalz: a German diesel paradise: Quintus Vosman presents a pictorial survey of diesel operations in eastern Bayern.
  • Class 66 in France: David Haydock charts the story of the French `Sheds’”, which still see use on a wide variety of workings across the country.
  • S-Bahn Rhein-Ruhr: new services and new operators for the 2020s: Keith Fender examines plans for the development of the Rhein-Ruhr S-Bahn network over the next decade.
  • CPK: a high-speed network for Poland: Mike Bent looks at Poland’s ambitious CPK megaproject, which includes the development of a new 1600 km high-speed network.

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