European urban rail news

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

Italian state railway launches multimodal app

26 Jun 2018

ITALY: State railway FS Italiane launched a nationwide multimodal transport planning app on June 22. Nugo is available for Apple and Android devices. It enables users to plan a door-to-door journey throughout the country and ... more

First Newag Impuls II completed

21 Jun 2018

POLAND: The first next-generation Impuls electric multiple-unit was unveiled at Newag’s factory in Nowy Sącz on June 18. The first customer for the Impuls II is Łódź suburban operator Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna, which has ... more

Škoda to supply Warszawa metro trains

21 Jun 2018

POLAND: Metro Warszawskie selected Škoda to supply up to 45 trains for both metro lines on June 20. The consortium led by Škoda Transportation and including Škoda Vagonka beat bids from Stadler, CAF, Alstom and a Siemens-Newag ... more

Škoda to supply up to 114 trams to Rhein-Neckar

20 Jun 2018

GERMANY: Rhein-Neckar transport authority RNV has selected Škoda Transportation to supply up to 114 trams, the manufacturer announced on June 20. The €250m base order covers 80 trams of three lengths, and there are options for ... more

New-generation London Overground train unveiled

20 Jun 2018

UK: Transport for London unveiled the first new-generation London Overground electric multiple-unit at Willesden depot on June 20. Bombardier Transportation is supplying 54 Class 710 trains under a contract awarded in mid-2015. ... more

Alstom wins Frankfurt am Main tram contract

19 Jun 2018

GERMANY: Frankfurt am Main transport operator VGF has signed a €100m contract with Alstom for the supply of 38 trams. The contract announced on June 19 includes options for 15 more vehicles. The 100% low-floor three-section ... more

Swiss rail and car ticket launched

18 Jun 2018

SWITZERLAND: National rail operator SBB has launched a national season ticket covering rail and electric car transport. SBB Green Class is available to purchase for terms of one, two or three years. The Comfort version includes ... more

Ursus Bus to supply battery trolleybuses to Lublin

18 Jun 2018

POLAND: MPK Lublin has selected Ursus Bus to supply 10 battery trolleybuses. Solaris had also bid. Deliveries under the 23·4m złoty contract are due to be completed by September 2019. The fully low-floor 12 m long vehicles ... more