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 between Benidorm and Dénia. This ... 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. They are scheduled to enter ... 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 emergency braking that relies on the ... 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

SOR to supply electric buses to Czech operators

15 Aug 2017

CZECH REPUBLIC: The 3ČSAD union of transport operators ČSAD Havířov, ČSAD Karviná and ČSAD Frýdek-Místek has ordered 12 electric buses from SOR Libchavy. ČSAD Frýdek-Místek is due to take delivery of six EBN 9.5 buses by ... more

Solaris wins Cluj-Napoca electric bus order

14 Aug 2017

ROMANIA: Solaris Bus & Coach is to supply up to 30 electric buses to Cluj-Napoca, the company announced on August 11. Deliveries would take place over the next three years, with the base order of 10 buses due to be completed ... more

Bombardier Transportation is to supply a total of 72 four-car trainsets to be used on two monorail lines being built in Bangkok.

Bombardier to supply Bangkok monorail vehicles

14 Aug 2017

THAILAND: Bombardier Transportation announced on August 14 that it is to supply driverless rolling stock and signalling for two monorail lines being developed in Bangkok. Northern Bangkok Monorail Co has signed a contract for ... more

Latest electric buses presented in Kraków

14 Aug 2017

POLAND: MPK Kraków unveiled 20 electric buses delivered by Solaris Bus & Coach on August 9. In October 2016 Solaris signed a contract to supply 17 Urbino 12 and three Urbino 18 articulated buses. The low-floor vehicles are ... more

Guangzhou metro maintenance vehicle rolled out

14 Aug 2017

CHINA: Baoji CRRC Times Engineering Machinery Co has rolled out a track maintenance vehicle for use on the Guangzhou metro. The vehicle uses ultrasonic technology to detect rail flaws, and features an air-conditioned interior. ... more