Hyundai Rotem is to supply 214 metro cars for Line 2 in Seoul.

Hyundai Rotem wins two Seoul metro rolling stock orders

21 Jul 2017

SOUTH KOREA: Seoul Metro has awarded Hyundai Rotem a 176bn won contract to supply 214 metro cars to replace the Line 2 fleet, the supplier announced on July 21. Deliveries of the 21 10-car ... more

Essen and Mülheim transport operators to merge

20 Jul 2017

GERMANY: Essen and Mülheim transport authorities EVAG and MVG, along with their joint undertaking Via, are to become unified in Ruhrbahn GmbH. The new transport comapny will start operating from ... more

Tramino XL enters service in Leipzig

20 Jul 2017

GERMANY: The first Tramino XL tram entered service on Route 4 in Leipzig on July 13. Operator Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe will start seeking suggestions from the public for names for the new fleet in ... more

Alstom is supplying 50 metro trainsets to Dubai as part of the Route 2020 project.

Dubai Expo train mock-up revealed

20 Jul 2017

UAE: Alstom has presented a full-size mock-up of a Metropolis metro car for the Route 2020 metro project to a delegation from Dubai Roads & Transport Authority during its visit to France. Alstom is supplying 50 five-car ... more

Easymile has supplied two driverless electric shuttles to Tallinn.

Tallinn receives driverless shuttles

18 Jul 2017

ESTONIA: Two driverless shuttles arrived in Tallinn on July 14 ahead of entry into passenger service at the end of the month. Tallinn Transport Department will prepare a 1 km route between Viru Square and the Kultuurikatel ... more

Pesa is to supply a further 40 Fokstrot trams to Kyiv.

Kyiv orders more Pesa Fokstrot trams

18 Jul 2017

UKRAINE: Kyiv tram operator Kyivpastrans announced on July 17 that it had selected Pesa to supply 40 low-floor trams for 1·8bn hryvnia. The previous tender was cancelled, as there was only one bidder. The second tender ... more

Melbourne Metro tunnel contractors selected

18 Jul 2017

AUSTRALIA: The government of Victoria has selected preferred bidders for the civil works and railway systems packages of the Melbourne Metro tunnel project. The Tunnels & Stations works package is to be awarded to the Cross ... more