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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

Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries a contract to supply rubber-tyre trainsets for  the Astram Line.

Hiroshima Rapid Transit orders MHI trainsets

17 Aug 2017

JAPAN: Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries a contract to supply 11 six-car Automated Guideway Transit rubber-tyre trainsets for New Transit Line 1, the Astram Line. They are scheduled to enter ... 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

Bombardier Transportation is to supply a total of 72 four-car trainsets to be used on two monorail lines being built in Bangkok.

Bombardier to supply Bangkok monorail vehicles

14 Aug 2017

THAILAND: Bombardier Transportation announced on August 14 that it is to supply driverless rolling stock and signalling for two monorail lines being developed in Bangkok. Northern Bangkok Monorail Co has signed a contract for ... 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

Electric buses ordered for Haifa

14 Aug 2017

ISRAEL: BYD is to supply 17 battery buses to Haifa. To be operated by Egged, the 12 m long vehicles form part of the city’s 400m shekel programme to reduce air pollution. Each bus will have capacity for 68 passengers ... more