Stadler has presented a four-car metro trainset that it is supplying to Minsk Metro.

Stadler presents Minsk metro train

21 Mar 2019

BELARUS: Stadler presented the first of 10 metro trains that it is supplying to Minsk Metro at its factory in the city on March 20. The four-car train is due to undertake testing at the factory ... more

Marcopolo and Aeromovel have developed a prototype driverless peoplemover.

Marcopolo moves into the urban rail market

21 Mar 2019

BRAZIL: Bus manufacturer Marcopolo announced that it is moving into the production of urban rail vehicles under the Marcopolo Rail brand at the NTExpo trade fair in São Paulo on March 19. The ... more

The western section of Hyderabad metro Line 3 was inaugurated on March 20.

Hyderabad metro reaches Hitech City

20 Mar 2019

INDIA: Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan, Telangana Chief Secretary S K Joshi and Hyderabad Metro Rail Managing Director N V S Reddy inaugurated the western section of ... more

The first section of the London Underground network has been switched over to a Thales signalling system which is being rolled out across the Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.

First stage of ‘highly complex’ London Underground resignalling goes live

20 Mar 2019

UK: The first section of the London Underground network has been switched over to a Thales signalling system which is being rolled out across the Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines under Transport for ... more

TDI is working with RDM to build a prototype very light rail vehicle.

Coventry very light rail vehicle design unveiled

20 Mar 2019

UK: The University of Warwick’s Warwick Manufacturing Group has published the design of the very light rail vehicle that it is developing with Transport Design International. TDI is working with automotive company RDM to build ... more

Urban transport news in brief

20 Mar 2019

Berlin transport operator BVG has ordered 15 Solaris Urbino 18 electric buses. The €13·2m order includes charging infrastructure. The Thai government has approved two extensions of the Bangkok Red Line: from ... more

Central Suburban Passenger Co has awarded Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky factory a contract to supply 21 Class EP2D electric multiple-units.

Moscow suburban operator orders rolling stock

19 Mar 2019

RUSSIA: Central Suburban Passenger Co has awarded Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky factory a contract to supply 21 Class EP2D electric multiple-units, to be financed by Sberbank Leasing. The 11-car 3kV DC EMUs will be 244 m ... more