Transport for Wales' new fast light intercity and regional trains (FLIRTs) have begun testing in Europe this month.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Stadler have signed an agreement to develop the first virtual image, or digital twin, of a complete train.
BLS will put its first MIKA - a Stadler FLIRT - into service with all 58 trains ordered entering into passenger service by the end of 2024.
Stadler has won a contract with Portugal's state-owned rail operator CP to manufacture and supply 22 broad-gauge FLIRT multiple units.
BLS and Stadler have rolled out the first of the new generation FLIRT trains, named MIKA. The total order is for 58 units.
Stadler has signed a contract with Arriva for the retrofit of 36 FLIRT trains with the GUARDIA ETCS solution and their homologation.
Stadler's GUARDIA European Train Control System (ETCS) has received its first homologation, namely for its FLIRT trains for Poland.