The trains are being pulled by two of the five Euro6000 locomotives that the Group has taken delivery of. Transfesa Logistics has obtained an extension of the safety certificate that allows it to operate on the border section from Perpignan to Figueras on UIC gauge.
Much has been discussed and written over the years about the rail industry moving away from its dependence on such fossil fuels as oil and gas and its attempts to graduate towards offering genuinely ‘green’ transportation.
The Pilatus-Bahnen railway was built over 130 years ago and is still the world’s steepest cogwheel railway. The train climbs the path from Alpnachstad to Pilatus Kulm, with passengers able to view flowering alpine meadows, striking rock formations and snowfields.
LE TRAIN, France's leading private high-speed train operator, and Talgo, a European designer and manufacturer of railway rolling stock, today signed an agreement in Bordeaux for the future development of a fleet of high-speed trains adapted to the French market and based on the leading high-speed Avril platform.