Rolling stock news
New about the international urban rail rolling stock market, including trams, light rail vehicles, metro, suburban and commuter trains, as well as technology, subsystems and components.
FRANCE: Alstom announced on December 15 that it had been awarded a firm contract to supply six additional Citadis trams to Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur, along with 22 ground-based SRS static charging zones. The €27m order is an ... more
TURKEY: Hyundai Rotem announced on December 5 that it had signed a 156·5bn won contract to supply rolling stock for two Istanbul metro lines. Hyundai Rotem is to supply 10 four-car driverless trainsets for Line M8, which is ... more
FINLAND: Helsinki transport authority HKL and Bombardier Transportation have reached an agreement which will see the 40 Variotrams withdrawn from service in the Finnish capital by the end of 2018. The Variotrams were delivered ... more
POLAND: MPK Kraków announced on November 30 that it is to sign a framework contract for the supply of up to 50 trams with a consortium of Solaris and Stadler, after Pesa withdrew its bid. MPK Kraków selected Pesa as preferred ... more
USA: The first trainset supplied by Hitachi Rail Italy entered service with Miami Metrorail on November 30, marking the first new rolling stock on the network since it opened to passengers in 1984. Miami-Dade Transit placed a ... more