Hyundai Rotem to develop hydrogen fuel cell tram

11 Jun 2019

SOUTH KOREA: Hyundai Rotem has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hyundai Motor’s Mabuchi Research Institute for the development of a hydrogen fuel cell tram. The agreement announced on June 10 would see Hyundai Motor, ... more

Construction of the Raide-Jokeri orbital light rail line between Helsinki and Espoo began on June 4.

Construction begins on Helsinki – Espoo light rail line

11 Jun 2019

FINLAND: Construction of the Raide-Jokeri orbital light rail line between Helsinki and Espoo began on June 4. Work is being undertaken by a consortium of YIT and VR Track. The project received final approval in May after Espoo ... more

Toshkent metro train loan agreement signed

11 Jun 2019

UZBEKISTAN: Russian development bank VEB.RF and the National Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Foreign Economic Activity have signed a €28m loan agreement for the purchase of rolling stock for a metro line being built in ... more

CRRC Qingdao Sifang has unveiled the first of eight eight-car Class 2500 electric multiple-units that it is supplying for São Paulo Line 13 to Guarulhos Airport.

São Paulo airport EMU unveiled

10 Jun 2019

BRAZIL: CRRC Qingdao Sifang has unveiled the first of eight eight-car Class 2500 electric multiple-units that it is supplying for São Paulo suburban operator CPTM’s Line 13 to Guarulhos Airport under a contract awarded in ... more

Mobility Innovation Partnership launched

10 Jun 2019

GERMANY: The UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 saw the official launch of the Mobility Innovation Partnership between UITP and TechnologyRegion Karlsruhe that was concluded in April. This includes UITP’s establishment of a ... more

RATP to test Solaris hydrogen bus

10 Jun 2019

FRANCE: RATP is to test a hydrogen fuel cell bus in passenger service next year, after signing an agreement with manufacturer Solaris at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 on June 10. RATP will test a bus over a ... more

EasyMile driverless shuttle upgraded for unattended operation

10 Jun 2019

EASYMILE: Toulouse-based EasyMile unveiled an upgraded version of its EZ10 driverless electric shuttle at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019. As well as a redesigned sensor providing a wider field of vision, the ... more

Tram collision and overspeed safety system to be tested in Wien and Blackpool

10 Jun 2019

SAFETY: Bombardier Transportation launched its Collision & Overspeed Monitoring & Prevention Assistance System for trams and light rail vehicles at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019. Testing of the technology ... more

Embedded glass technology on show at UITP

09 Jun 2019

OSG: Israel-based glass manufacturer OSG is showing its ScreeneX embedded glass screen technology at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019. Products on OSG’s stand include the TRN 21-21T dual-sided partition, which ... more

Thales addresses the big questions at UITP

08 Jun 2019

THALES: A series of talks on the challenges facing the transport industry as digital technologies develop will take place on Thales’ stand at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019. Arnaud Besse will address the future ... more

Alstom focuses on ‘green, fluid, safe and inclusive’ mobility at UITP 2019

07 Jun 2019

ALSTOM: Alstom will use the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 to show how public transport can offer passengers a ‘fluid, secure and enjoyable travel experience’ while remaining environmentally friendly, sustainable and ... more

The art of public transport

07 Jun 2019

Next week, the international public transport community will come together in Stockholm for the UITP Global Public Transport Summit. ... more