Boston Landing commuter rail station welcomed its first passengers on May 22.

New Balance-backed commuter station opens in Boston

22 May 2017

USA: Passenger services began to call at Boston Landing station on MBTA’s commuter network serving Boston on May 22. The station is located between Yawkey and Newtonville on the Framingham/Worcester ... more

An extension of Nürnberg metro Line U3 to Nordwestring was inaugurated on May 22.

Metro extension inaugurated in Nürnberg

22 May 2017

GERMANY: Lord Mayor of Nürnberg Ulrich Maly inaugurated an extension of Nürnberg metro Line U3 at 12.00 on May 22, with a day of free travel offered on the entire line to mark the occasion. The ... more

Kyiv signs agreement for fourth metro line

22 May 2017

UKRAINE: Deputy Mayor of Kyiv Mykola Povoroznyk has signed a memorandum of co-operation for studies into the construction of a fourth metro line, the city council announced on May 19. A consortium ... more

Work has started on a light rail line in Astana.

Astana light rail construction begins

22 May 2017

KAZAKHSTAN: Construction has started on a light rail line in Astana with the installation of piles for the elevated section of the alignment. Of the 50 construction workers currently involved, 10 are local and 40 are from China. ... more

A prototype Moderus Gamma tram has entered passenger service in Poznań.

Moderus Gamma enters passenger service in Poznań

22 May 2017

POLAND: A prototype of Modertrans’ Moderus Gamma tram entered passenger service in Poznań on May 15. It is initially running on routes 12 and 16. Modertrans signed a contract earlier this year with its parent company, city ... more

First BKM-Siberia tram rolled out

19 May 2017

RUSSIA: The BKM-Siberia joint venture of Belkommunmash and the city of Novosibirsk unveiled its first tram on May 17 during a visit by Mayor Anatoly Lokot. The presentation to the public is planned for May 24 at the TransSiberia ... more

Phoenix’s Valley Metro Rail board has approved two orders for trams and light rail vehicles to support ridership growth and expansion of the network.

Two orders to expand Valley Metro fleet

19 May 2017

USA: Phoenix’s Valley Metro Rail board has approved two orders for trams and light rail vehicles to support ridership growth and expansion of the network. Brookville Equipment Corp is to receive a $33m contract to deliver six ... more