Nine-section tram arrives in Dublin

17 Nov 2017

IRELAND: The first of seven nine-section Citadis trams has arrived in Dublin from Alstom’s La Rochelle factory. The vehicle was shipped to the port of Rosslare, from where it was transported by road ... more

Italian urban rail agreement signed

17 Nov 2017

ITALY: National railway FS Group signed a co-operation agreement with investment bank CDP on November 15 to develop urban rail networks in the country. The two parties will co-operate in ... more

Four bidders have been invited to negotiate for a contract to supply 43 trainsets for the Docklands Light Railway.

Four shortlisted for Docklands Light Railway train order

17 Nov 2017

UK: Invitations to negotiate for a contract to supply 43 trainsets for the Docklands Light Railway driverless light metro were issued to four prequalified bidders by Transport for London on November ... more

Work starts on Istanbul driverless metro extension

17 Nov 2017

TURKEY: Work has started on the second phase of Istanbul metro Line M7. The western section of the driverless line will run from Mahmutbey to Esenyurt, serving 10 stations. A consortium of Akyol, Astur and IC İçtaş was awarded ... more

Transport for London has awarded Cubic Transport Systems a three-year extension to its revenue collection services contract.

Cubic touches in to extended London ticketing contract

17 Nov 2017

UK: Transport for London has awarded Cubic Transport Systems a three-year extension to its revenue collection services contract, which covers the operation and maintenance of the multi-modal Oyster smart card and contactless ... more

Putin approves Moscow RER

17 Nov 2017

RUSSIA: President Vladimir Putin approved the first phase of an RER-style network planned for Moscow on November 15. Earlier this month Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced plans to create links between the existing radial rail ... more

Hannover transport operator signs IT development agreement

16 Nov 2017

GERMANY: Hannover city transport operator Üstra and IVU Traffic Technologies have signed a co-operation agreement aimed at developing and testing software for public transport operators. IVU product developers would work on ... more