Urban rail business news

The latest business news from the global urban rail supply industry.

San Diego MTS keeps playing the naming rights game

20 Oct 2017

USA: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System announced a naming rights deal for the Green Line on October 19. The 38 km route with 27 stops will be known as the Sycuan Green Line as part of the deal with Sycuan Casino. MTS ... more

Shell to acquire electric vehicle charging provider

18 Oct 2017

EUROPE: Shell announced on October 12 that it has signed an agreement to buy electric vehicle charging provider NewMotion. NewMotion operates 30 000 private electric charging points for homes and businesses in the ... more

CRRC’s Springfield factory opens as Boston Orange Line cars on test

13 Oct 2017

USA: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker officially opened the CRRC MA rolling stock assembly plant in Springfield on October 12. The $95m plant and test track has been built to fulfil a contractual requirement for 60% ... more

Navya plans US production of autonomous shuttles

09 Oct 2017

USA: Keolis Transit America used the APTA Expo in Atlanta on October 8-11 to demonstrate the potential for autonomous bus shuttles to be used for ‘last mile’ public transport in urban and suburban applications. The vehicle ... more