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The latest railway, metro and light rail industry news from Europe.

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

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

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

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

Magnitogorsk tram leasing agreement signed

14 Aug 2017

RUSSIA: Magnitogorsk city transport operator Maggortrans signed a hire purchase contract for covering the supply of 15 trams on August 9. Roscosmos subsidiary United Missile & Space Corp was the sole bidder in the tender to ... more

Pesa has submitted the best offer to supply trams to Kraków.

More Pesa trams ordered for Kraków

10 Aug 2017

POLAND: Pesa has submitted the best offer to supply trams to Kraków, operator MPK Kraków announced on August 8. Pesa beat bids from Newag, Škoda and a consortium of Stadler and Solaris. Pesa put in a bid of 299·2m złoty for the ... more