Stadler Rail Valencia is to supply six electro-diesel multiple-units for the metre gauge railway between Benidorm and Dénia.

Electro-diesel units ordered for Benidorm – Dénia line

17 Aug 2017

SPAIN: Regional operator Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana has awarded Stadler Rail Valencia a €35·8m contract to supply six electro-diesel multiple-units for the metre gauge railway ... more

Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries a contract to supply rubber-tyre trainsets for  the Astram Line.

Hiroshima Rapid Transit orders MHI trainsets

17 Aug 2017

JAPAN: Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries a contract to supply 11 six-car Automated Guideway Transit rubber-tyre trainsets for New Transit Line 1, the Astram Line. ... more

Transport for London has appointed TRL to lead trials of new safety technology on its buses.

TRL to test safety technology for London buses

16 Aug 2017

UK: Transport for London has appointed TRL to lead trials of new safety technology on its buses. Technologies to be tested at the Transport Research Laboratory include: autonomous ... more

Work on the Bolzano Metrobus project has got underway.

Bolzano Metrobus project gets underway

16 Aug 2017

ITALY: Work on the Bolzano Metrobus project has got underway, with new stops being built in Pianizza di Sotto and San Paolo d’Appiano. Work to begin building stops in Caldaro has been approved. Metrobus services will run on a ... more

PK TS wins first order for its Varyag tram

16 Aug 2017

RUSSIA: Sole bidder PK Transportnye Systemy is to supply three trams to St Petersburg under a 155m rouble contract signed with operator Gorelektrotrans. PK TS will supply three-section Varyag trams, designated 71-922. This ... more

Cairo fast tram agreement signed

16 Aug 2017

EGYPT: The National Authority for Tunnels signed a US$1·24bn contract on August 15 for the construction of a fast tram route serving greater Cairo. Work is due to start in two to three months and will be carried out by a ... more

Jakarta light metro systems contract signed

16 Aug 2017

INDONESIA: The railway systems contract has been signed for the first phase of the Jakarta light metro. The 100bn won contract was won by a consortium of Korea Rail Network Authority (business management), Daea TI (signals), ... more