The first of seven Tramino II vehicles on order for Braunschweiger Verkehrs-GmbH arrived in Braunschweig on August 22.

First Tramino II arrives in Braunschweig

23 Aug 2019

GERMANY: The first of seven Tramino II vehicles on order for Braunschweiger Verkehrs-GmbH arrived in Braunschweig on August 22 following a three-day road journey from Stadler’s Siedlce factory in ... more

Dresden transport authority DVB signed a contract for Bombardier Transportation to supply 30 Flexity trams on August 22.

Bombardier wins contract to supply 30 trams to Dresden

23 Aug 2019

GERMANY: Dresden transport authority DVB signed a contract for Bombardier Transportation to supply 30 Flexity trams on August 22. Bombardier beat eight other bidders to win the €197m contract, ... more

Singapore's inaugural Land Transport Industry Day was held on August 22 2019.

Singapore transport innovation winners announced

22 Aug 2019

SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority and operators SBS Transit and SMRT have announced the winners of the Singapore Mobility Challenge. The project, launched in June, aims to develop ‘innovative ... more

Berlin U-Bahn fleet renewal on hold

20 Aug 2019

GERMANY: Plans to order up to 1 500 metro cars for the Berlin U-Bahn network have been put on hold, following a further legal challenge to the procurement, operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe announced on August 19. BVG had ... more

Québec City transport funding announced

20 Aug 2019

CANADA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Québec’s Minister of Transport François Bonnardel announced joint funding to establish tram and bus rapid transit routes in Québec City on August 19. The Québec provincial government ... more

Alstom is to supply a fleet of C-series EMUs for the Transperth network.

Alstom to supply next generation of EMUs to Perth

20 Aug 2019

AUSTRALIA: Public Transport Authority of Western Australia announced on August 19 that it had selected Alstom Transport Australia as preferred bidder to supply the next generation of electric multiple-units to operate on the ... more

A consortium of Mitsui and West Japan Railway has purchased a majority stake in Rio de Janeiro suburban operator SuperVia.

Mitsui and JR West take over Rio suburban network

19 Aug 2019

BRAZIL: A consortium of Mitsui and West Japan Railway has purchased a majority stake in Rio de Janeiro suburban railway operator SuperVia, at a reported cost of around ¥20bn. The Japanese trading group had previously held a 24% ... more