Alstom wins Frankfurt am Main tram contract

19 Jun 2018

GERMANY: Frankfurt am Main transport operator VGF has signed a €100m contract with Alstom for the supply of 38 trams. The contract announced on June 19 includes options for 15 more vehicles. The ... more

Swiss rail and car ticket launched

18 Jun 2018

SWITZERLAND: National rail operator SBB has launched a national season ticket covering rail and electric car transport. SBB Green Class is available to purchase for terms of one, two or three ... more

Ursus Bus to supply battery trolleybuses to Lublin

18 Jun 2018

POLAND: MPK Lublin has selected Ursus Bus to supply 10 battery trolleybuses. Solaris had also bid. Deliveries under the 23·4m złoty contract are due to be completed by September 2019. The fully ... more

Orbital line opens in Seoul

18 Jun 2018

SOUTH KOREA: The Seohae Line orbital suburban railway serving Seoul was inaugurated on June 16. The 23·4 km route runs north-south from Sosa to Wonsi to the southwest of Seoul. The 12 stations include interchange with ... more

The Boring Company to build Chicago O’Hare airport link

15 Jun 2018

USA: The Boring Company has been selected to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a service of autonomous electric vehicles running in tunnels connecting central Chicago with O’Hare International Airport, Mayor Rahm ... more

Stadler to supply tram-trains to Lugano

15 Jun 2018

SWITZERLAND: Stadler is to supply nine tram-trains to Ferrovie Luganesi for operation on a network being developed to serve Lugano. Deliveries under the SFr47m contract are due in 2020. The vehicles will initially operate on ... more

Siemens to supply London Underground deep tube fleet

15 Jun 2018

UK: Transport for London has selected Siemens Mobility to supply 94 metro trainsets for London Underground’s Piccadilly Line, it announced on June 15. The £1·5bn contract is due to be signed following a 10-day standstill period. ... more