Urban rail technology news
News about the last urban technology and innovations around the world.
UK: Transport for London has selected five suppliers to fund, maintain, operate and install a network of rapid charging points for electric taxis: The Centrica Consortium of Centrica, Evolt and ChargePoint ... more
UK: ABB has won a contract to supply electric bus charging infrastructure for a fleet of electric buses that will operate in Harrogate from 2018, the company announced on April 24. Transdev Blazefield subsidiary Harrogate Bus ... more
AUSTRALIA: The six Urbos trams which CAF is to supply for the light rail line under development in Newcastle will be equipped with onboard energy storage to permit catenary-free operation, New South Wales Minister for Transport ... more
USA: Sound Transit has entered into a 10-year agreement with Puget Sound Energy enabling the transport authority to purchase wind-generated energy directly. It hopes to use only renewable energy to power its light rail network ... more