More trams and trolleybuses ordered for Budapest

23 Nov 2017

HUNGARY: Budapest Municipality announced on November 20 that it was exercising options to purchase a further 26 CAF trams and 60 Solaris-Škoda trolleybuses. CAF is to supply a further 21 ... more

Parramatta light rail shortlists announced

23 Nov 2017

AUSTRALIA: New South Wales Minister for Transport & Infrastructure Andrew Constance announced shortlisted bidders to build and operate Stage 1 of the Parramatta light rail project on November 22. ... more

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Cubic to provide Rhein-Sieg ticketing app

23 Nov 2017

GERMANY: Following a competitive tender, Köln transport authority KVG has awarded Cubic Transportation Systems a contract to provide a mobile and online ticket purchase and passenger account ... more

Work begins on new Berlin S-Bahn fleet

22 Nov 2017

GERMANY: Assembly has started of the first of 30 pre-series electric multiple-unit cars that a Stadler-Siemens consortium is supplying for the Berlin S-Bahn. The occasion was marked with a ceremony at Stadler’s Pankow factory in ... more

The government is to provide £337m towards the planned replacement of the Tyne & Wear Metro’s current fleet with ‘modern energy-efficient trains’.

Tyne & Wear Metro fleet replacement funding announced

22 Nov 2017

UK: The government is to provide £337m towards the planned replacement of the Tyne & Wear Metro’s current fleet with ‘modern energy-efficient trains’, which would ‘cut running costs while boosting performance and ... more

Newag and Siemens present first Sofia Line 3 metro train

22 Nov 2017

BULGARIA: The first metro train for Sofia metro Line 3 is nearing completion in Newag’s Nowy Sącz factory, where it was presented to officials from Sofia Metropoliten on November 15. In September 2015 a consortium of Siemens ... more

The award of a design and build contract for Boston’s Green Line light rail extension was approved by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on November 20.

Boston Green Line light rail extension contract awarded

22 Nov 2017

USA: The award of a design and build contract for Boston’s Green Line light rail extension was approved by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on November 20. The winning bidder was the GLX Constructors joint venture led ... more