Prototype UKVZ Type 71-631 tram in St Petersburg (Photo: Vladmir Waldin).

Krasnodar orders UKVZ trams

24 May 2019

RUSSIA: Sole bidder UKVZ has been declared the winner of a 284m rouble contract to supply four six-axle three-section 70% low floor tram cars to Krasnodar city transport operator KTTU. The ... more

RATP Dev selected to operate Brest network

23 May 2019

FRANCE: The municipality of Brest has selected RATP Dev to operate its local transport network from July 1 under a contract running until the end of 2027. RATP Dev ... more

Transport for London is to begin collecting depersonalised wi-fi data from passengers’ mobile devices to obtain a better understanding of how people travel around the London Underground network.

Transport for London to use wi-fi data to understand passenger flows

23 May 2019

UK: Transport for London is to begin collecting depersonalised wi-fi data from passengers’ mobile devices to obtain a better understanding of how people travel around the London Underground ... more

Den Haag residents can cast their vote on board a tram during the Dutch elections to the European Parliament.

Polling station on a tram for the European election

23 May 2019

NETHERLANDS: Den Haag residents can cast their vote on board a tram during the Dutch elections to the European Parliament on May 23. City transport operator HTM is operating the mobile polling station on Route 9 between ... more

Two São Paulo suburban lines to be tendered

22 May 2019

BRAZIL: Tenders are to be called in September for contracts to operate lines 8 and 9 of São Paulo’s CPTM suburban network under a PPP structure. The two operating contracts are to be awarded by the end of the year, according ... more

Turner & Townsend has been appointed to provide cost management advisory services for the NZ$4·4bn City Rail Link project in Auckland.

City Rail Link cost management consultant appointed

22 May 2019

NEW ZEALAND: Turner & Townsend has been appointed to provide cost management advisory services for the NZ$4·4bn City Rail Link project in Auckland. Last month project promoter CRL Ltd named the Link Alliance of Vinci ... more

A new design of narrow-gauge tram bogie was launched by PK TS at the Elektrotrans-2019 trade fair in Moscow.

Narrow gauge tram bogie unveiled

21 May 2019

RUSSIA: A new design of narrow gauge tram bogie was launched by PK TS at the Elektrotrans-2019 trade fair in Moscow on May 14-16. The bogie is intended for use with fully low-floor single-car or articulated light rail vehicles. ... more