The trial to see whether battery-mode operation would be feasible in the Netherlands, using a Stadler WINK train, was successful.
Stadler will start overnight testing to see whether running its trains in battery mode in the Netherlands is feasible.
Stadler has signed a contract with Regionalverkehre Start Deutschland (start) to deliver 20 FLIRT trains for use on the Maas-Wupper network.
A joint German-Dutch project to trial the control and remote monitoring of automated freight trains has begun this month.
Arriva Group is filing an application to operate regional rail open access night services in the Netherlands.
Eurostar has reached a refinancing agreement with its shareholders and banks worth £250m (289.9m euros | 353.9m USD).
The private rail freight operator Lineas has acquired Dutch operator Independent Rail Partner to strengthen its position in the country.