Glendora is one of four planned stops on the first phase.

Kiewit and Parsons awarded Los Angeles Gold Line extension contract

16 Aug 2019

USA: The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority awarded the main design-build contract for the Foothill Gold Line light rail extension to a joint venture of Kiewit and Parsons, the authority announced on August 14. The ... more

Titagarh Firema wins Pune metro train contract

16 Aug 2019

INDIA: Titagarh Firema has won a contract to supply 51 two-car trainsets for the Pune metro project, Housing & Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra announced on August 14. The aluminium-bodied trainsets will be ... more

The first trainset that CRRC is supplying for the Boston Orange Line entered passenger service on August 14.

CRRC metro train enters service in Boston

15 Aug 2019

USA: The first trainset that CRRC is supplying for the Boston Orange Line entered passenger service on August 14. In 2014, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority awarded CRRC MA a contract to supply 152 cars for the Orange ... more

Antalya light rail line T3 opened on August 11.

Antalya adds light rail line

15 Aug 2019

TURKEY: Antalya light rail line T3 opened on August 11, adding 12 km and 19 stops to the city’s Antray network. T3 runs from Varsak Mezarlığı in the north to Atatürk Lisesi in the west. A three-stop extension from Atatürk ... more

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New York’s 42 St Shuttle to be refurbished

13 Aug 2019

USA: New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on August 2 that the 42 St Shuttle metro line in Manhattan is to be modernised. Work is due to begin on August 16 and end in 2022, with no interruptions to service. ... more

Hyundai Rotem is to supply six eight-car trainsets to operate on Cairo metro Line 2.

Hyundai Rotem and Socofer sign Cairo metro contracts

13 Aug 2019

EGYPT: The Ministry of Transport signed contracts on August 6 for the supply of rolling stock and track maintenance machines to operate on Cairo metro Line 2. Hyundai Rotem announced in January that it is to supply six ... more

Solaris wins Venezia battery bus contract

13 Aug 2019

ITALY: Bus operator ACTV Venezia has awarded Solaris Bus & Coach a €20m contract to supply 30 battery buses and charging infrastructure, the manufacturer announced on August 12. The Urbino 12 buses are to replace the diesel ... more

The Songjiang tramway in Shanghai was extended on August 10.

Shanghai Songjiang tramway extended

12 Aug 2019

CHINA: The Songjiang tramway in Shanghai was extended on August 10, taking the route to 26·8 km with 40 stops. Route T2 has been extended from Zhongchen Road to North Sanxin Road, so it now forms a circular route. Route T1 ... more

Jerusalem Green Line concession awarded

09 Aug 2019

ISRAEL: The TransJerusalem J-Net consortium of CAF and Shapir has been awarded a PPP concession to build and operate the Green Line tram project in Jerusalem. TransJerusalem J-Net beat a bid from a consortium of Shikun & ... more

Bombardier is to supply Innovia 300 monorail trainsets for the two lines being developed in Cairo.

Cairo monorail contract signed

08 Aug 2019

EGYPT: A design, build and operate contract for two driverless monorail lines serving Cairo was signed by the National Authority for Tunnels and a consortium of Bombardier Transportation, Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors ... more

Solaris is supplying 85 Trollino 12 trolleybuses to Kaunas.

Kaunas takes Solaris trolleybus delivery

08 Aug 2019

LITHUANIA: The first of 85 Trollino 12 trolleybuses that Solaris is supplying to Kaunas public transport operator UAB Kauno Autobusai arrived in Kaunas on August 6. UAB Kauno Autobusai signed a €29·4m contract in October, with ... more

Alexander Dennis’ new hybrid bus model ordered for Brighton

08 Aug 2019

UK: Brighton & Hove Bus Company has become the UK launch customer for the Alexander Dennis Enviro400ER hybrid bus. The Go-Ahead Group subsidiary has ordered 30 of the buses, which are due to begin operating on route 5 later ... more