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Keolis’ Lille operations contract renewed

29 Dec 2017

FRANCE: The Métropole Européenne de Lille municipal authority has renewed its contract with Keolis for the operation of the city’s Transpole public transport network, it announced on December 15. The seven-year contract runs ... more

Mauritius orders Urbos LRVs

27 Dec 2017

MAURITIUS: CAF is to supply a fleet of 18 Urbos light rail vehicles to operate the Metro Express light rail line, following the signing of a €100m contract with Larsen & Toubro Ltd on December 26. The Indian firm is responsible ... more

The first phase of the Aarhus Letbane network has opened (Photo: @VisitAarhus).

Aarhus opens Denmark’s first modern light rail line

21 Dec 2017

DENMARK: The first modern light rail line in Denmark opened on December 21, with the start of services on the initial section of the Aarhus Letbane network. Final approval for the opening had been received the previous evening, ... more