San Diego MTS keeps playing the naming rights game

20 Oct 2017

USA: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System announced a naming rights deal for the Green Line on October 19. The 38 km route with 27 stops will be known as the Sycuan Green Line as part of the ... more

Hradec Králové orders battery trolleybuses

20 Oct 2017

CZECH REPUBLIC: Škoda Electric is to supply nine of its 30 Tr trolleybuses to Hradec Králové, the manufacturer announced on October 19. Deliveries under the KC120m contract are due in ... more

Indra awarded Thessaloniki metro ticketing contract

19 Oct 2017

GREECE: Indra has won a contract to supply an automated fare collection system for the metro line under construction in Thessaloniki. Indra will supply equipment including ticket vending machines ... more

Line 2 tram depot work begins in Ulm

19 Oct 2017

GERMANY: A groundbreaking ceremony for a new tram depot in Ulm took place on October 18. The 184 m long, 17 m wide building with four tracks is being built to help accommodate a fleet that is being enlarged as a ... more

Nashville transport plan unveiled

18 Oct 2017

USA: Nashville Mayor Megan Barry announced a transport plan on October 17 that would include construction of a light rail network in the city. Let’s Move Nashville: Metro’s Transportation Solution will be put to a ballot in May ... more

Shell to acquire electric vehicle charging provider

18 Oct 2017

EUROPE: Shell announced on October 12 that it has signed an agreement to buy electric vehicle charging provider NewMotion. NewMotion operates 30 000 private electric charging points for homes and businesses in the ... more

Hyundai Rotem to supply 128 EMU cars to Korail

18 Oct 2017

SOUTH KOREA: Hyundai Rotem signed a 111·6bn won contract with Korail for the supply of 128 electric multiple-unit cars, the manufacturer announced on October 18. Delivery of the 110 km/h trainsets is due to be completed by ... more