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First brand new Transport for Wales trains unveiled

The first of Transport for Wales’ (TfW) brand new £800m fleet of trains was officially launched by Lesley Griffiths MS at a ceremony in North Wales yesterday (26 January). Built in Wales by leading train manufacturer CAF, the 77 (51 two-car and 26 three-car) new Class 197 trains will become the backbone of TfW’s services […]

Further Success in France, CAF to Supply 15 Trams to Marseilles

CAF has been chosen by RTM (Régie des Transports Métropolitains) that operates the entireMarseille public transportation network, to supply 15 new tramway units. The contract (value€57 million) also includes an option to increase the number of trams depending of the networkextensions to come. Marseille is the second most populated city in France after Paris, with […]

The Hydrogen-Powered Train Demonstrator Developed by the FCH2RAIL Project Starts Dynamic Testing on External Track This Week

This week, CAF has started dynamic track testing of the hydrogen-powered demonstrator train being developed for the FCH2RAILproject. FCH2RAIL is a consortium of the following companies: CAF, DLR, Toyota, Renfe, ADIF, CNH2, IP and Stemmann-Technik.   This demonstrator train is based on one of Renfe’s commuter trains, in which a new power generation system has been […]

The CAF Group is Awarded Two New Contracts for the Cities of Athens and Seville

CAF has once again been selected by two European cities to execute two contracts to improve their urban public transport services. In one case, it will refurbish the light metro units running on line 1 in Athens, and in the other, it will supply new trams for Seville. These two contracts amount to a value […]

CAF Secures a Contract in Germany for the Extension of the NWL Project (NahverKehr Westfalen-Lippe)

Image: CAF The German operator association Nahverkehr Westfalen-Lippe (NWL), which manages part of the rail transport services in the North Rhine-Westphalia region, has placed its trust in CAF once again, with an agreement to extend the contract awarded last year. In this case, the extension consists of the supply of 10 battery-powered trains, as well […]

CAF to Supply Passenger Trains for Etihad Rail in the United Arab Emirates

Etihad Rail have selectied CAF to supply its Push-Pull passenger trains. Etihad Rail is a state-owned Company of the United Arab Emirates that manage and develop the construction of the country’s railway network, as well its management and operation. The combined base contract amounts to a value in excess of €250 million. This new contract, […]

Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole in France Awards CAF a Contract for the Supply of 60 Trams

The CAF Group has achieved further success in France on being selected to supply the new fleet of trams for Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, a French metropolitan area located in the Occitania region, surrounding the city of Montpellier. This region encompasses 31 different municipalities, with a total population of close to half a million inhabitants. Specifically, […]

The Cities of Bonn & Madrid Choose the CAF Group to Supply LRVs & Electric Buses Respectively

Yet another two important European cities have chosen CAF to supply urban public transport service vehicles. Firstly, Bonn will receive 22 LRV units in a new contract for the company on the German market, and secondly, EMT (Empresa de Transportes Municipales de Madrid) will replace part of its bus fleet with 60 Solaris electric units. […]

CAF will be attending the Middle East Rail and European Light Rail Congress Events

CAF will once again take part at the Middle East Rail fair which will take place in Abu Dhabi on 17 and 18 May. This is the most important railway congress in the Middle East. The CAF Group, which boasts a wide range of sustainable mobility solutions, is strongly committed to developing integrated transport systems […]