SNCF has placed a firm order for a further nine Bombardier Transportation Regio 2N double-deck EMUs.

Transilien double-deck EMUs ordered

20 Feb 2018

FRANCE: SNCF has placed a firm order for a further nine Bombardier Transportation Regio 2N double-deck electric multiple-units, acting on behalf of greater Paris public transport authority ... more

Helsinki opens its ticket retail interface to everyone

20 Feb 2018

FINLAND: Helsinki regional transport authority HSL is creating an open retail platform for single tickets intended to allow anyone in Finland or abroad to purchase single tickets for retail ... more

Alstom to replace Paris metro Line 11 fleet

20 Feb 2018

FRANCE: RATP has exercised an option for 20 five-car rubber-tyred metro trains from Alstom, the supplier announced on February 19. The €157m order is funded half by RATP and half by regional ... more

Metro do Porto pilots increased passenger capacity

19 Feb 2018

PORTUGAL: Metro do Porto has started a three-month trial of a light rail vehicle with a remodelled interior designed to increase capacity. Growing ridership across the network, which surpassed 60 million passengers 2017, ... more

Metrowagonmash metro trains ordered for Baku

19 Feb 2018

AZERBAIJAN: Baku Metropoliten signed a contract with Metrowagonmash on February 16 for the supply of two five-car metro trainsets. Each Moskva trainset will be composed of two end trailers and three powered intermediate cars. ... more

Testing begins on second Izmir tram line

17 Feb 2018

TURKEY: Test running has started on the Konak tram line in Izmir. The 12·9 km route was due to open late last year, but has been delayed. Services will operate with a fleet of 21 five-section low-floor trams supplied by ... more

Pesa signs Gdańsk tram contract

16 Feb 2018

POLAND: The city of Gdańsk and tram operator GAiT signed a contract with sole bidder Pesa on February 15 for the supply of 15 bidirectional Jazz Duo trams, with options for 15 more. The 138·4m złoty contract includes ... more