ITALY: A tram extension was inaugurated in Firenze on July 16, adding 4·1 km to the city’s sole light rail route.
The extension links the former eastern terminus of T1 at Alamanni-Stazione with Careggi-Ospedale to the ... more
RUSSIA: Uraltransmash Holdings unveiled two prototype trams at the Innoprom-2018 industrial exhibition held in its home city of Yekaterinburg on July 9-12.
The Type 71-415 is a fully-low floor vehicle designed in-house by UTM as ... more
FRANCE: The first Alstom tram for Caen was unveiled on July 10. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in October with entry into service scheduled for September next year.
In November 2016 the city awarded Alstom a €52m contract to ... more
FRANCE: Colas has won two contracts for the construction of the second tram line in Angers.
The 10·1 km route would run from Belle-Beille in the west to Monplaisir in the northeast, crossing the Maine River on a new ... more
ROMANIA: SC Mari-Vila has been awarded a 47·9m lei contract to build a 3·8 km extension of the Oradea tram network.
The project includes the construction of a double-track link from Calea Aradului to Strada Dimitrie Cantemir in ... more
NORWAY: Bergen transport authority Bybanen selected Keolis Norge to continue operating the city’s trams on June 29. Keolis expects to sign the contract after a 10-day standstill period.
The contract would run for eight years ... more
USA: A groundbreaking for Boston’s Green Line light rail extension took place on June 25 at the future site of Union Square station in Somerville.
The GLX Constructors joint venture led by Fluor and including Balfour Beatty ... more
CHINA: CRRC’s Qingdao factory has rolled out the first tram for Delingha, which is expected to enter service by the end of the year in the city in Qinghai province.
The two-section low-floor tram is equipped with onboard energy ... more
UK: Transport for Greater Manchester has signed a £72m contract with Bombardier Transportation UK and Kiepe Electric for the supply of 27 trams, the authority announced on July 2.
The first tram is expected to arrive in ... more