Tokyo Metro offers free food to reduce overcrowding

22 Jan 2019

JAPAN: Tokyo Metro is offering passengers free food as an incentive to travel outside the morning peak in a trial that aims to reduce overcrowding. Passengers travelling from stations between ... more

Battery trolleybuses ordered for Saint-Etienne

22 Jan 2019

FRANCE: Solaris Bus & Coach is to supply 22 battery trolleybuses to Saint-Etienne, the manufacturer announced on January 17. The €17m order includes options for two more vehicles, and is Solaris’ ... more

Lucknow Metro begins using automatic train operation

22 Jan 2019

INDIA: Lucknow Metro trains began running in attended automatic train operation mode on January 21. Trains have been running under manual driving with automatic train protection since the initial ... more

DeepBlue Technology unveiled its Smart Panda Bus autonomous vehicle at the New Generation Artificial Intelligence Future Development Summit in Shanghai.

Smart Panda Bus demonstrates ‘intelligent’ technologies

21 Jan 2019

CHINA: DeepBlue Technology unveiled its Smart Panda Bus autonomous vehicle at the New Generation Artificial Intelligence Future Development Summit in Shanghai on January 18. Smart Panda Bus incorporates ... more

Masabi to bring mobile ticketing to Japan

17 Jan 2019

JAPAN: Journey planning company Jorudan has signed a partnership agreement with Masabi to integrate mobile ticketing into its product offering. The agreement announced on January 16 will see Jorudan integrate Masabi’s Justride ... more

Solaris to supply electric buses to Włocławek

16 Jan 2019

POLAND: Solaris Bus & Coach has signed an 8·5m złoty contract to supply three electric buses to Włocławek. Solaris will also supply four plug-in charging stations for depots. These will be used to charge the Solaris High ... more

Paris RER Line A refurbishment contract awarded

16 Jan 2019

FRANCE: Île-de-France Mobilités and RATP have signed a €121·3m contract for CAF to refurbish the 43 MI2N electric multiple-units operating on RER Line A. In addition to a new livery, the EMUs will gain a new interior layout, as ... more