TfL is to install 4G connectivity on a trail section of the Jubilee Line next year.

Bidders shortlisted for London Underground 4G network contract

23 Jul 2019

UK: Transport for London has shortlisted four bidders for a contract to roll out 4G mobile connectivity across the underground sections of the London Underground network. The shortlisted bidders are BAI Communications, Cellnex ... more

ADM Aéroports de Montréal held a groundbreaking ceremony on July 19 for the REM station at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport.

Work begins on Montréal airport metro station

22 Jul 2019

CANADA: Greater Montréal airport authority ADM Aéroports de Montréal held a groundbreaking ceremony on July 19 for the Réseau Électrique Métropolitain station at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport. Due to open in 2023, the ... more

Hitachi Rail Italy is supplying 47 four-car driverless trainsets to operate on Milano metro Line M4.

Driverless train delivered for Milano’s Linate Airport metro line

22 Jul 2019

ITALY: Hitachi Rail Italy has delivered the first driverless trainset for the future metro Line M4 in Milano to the site of Linate Airport station. HRI is supplying 47 four-car trainsets from its Reggio Calabria factory. The ... more

Škoda Transportation is supplying 40 ForCity Smart trams to Ostrava.

Ostrava tram design revealed

22 Jul 2019

CZECH REPUBLIC: Tram operator DP Ostrava has published an artist’s impression of the trams that it has ordered from Škoda Transportation. Styled by Tomáš Chludil, the trams are based on Škoda’s ForCity Smart design. Last year ... more

Bogdan is supplying 57 T701.17 trolleybuses to Kharkiv.

Bogdan trolleybuses enter service in Kharkiv

22 Jul 2019

UKRAINE: The first two of 57 trolleybuses that Bogdan is supplying to Kharkiv have started revenue operations in the city. The 354·5m hryvnia purchase is partly financed through a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction ... more

Attending the signing ceremony were Auckland Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore, Transport Minister Phil Twyford, CRL Ltd Chair Sir Brian Roche and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff.

Auckland City Rail Link contract signed

19 Jul 2019

NEW ZEALAND: The main contract for construction of the tunnels and stations on the Auckland City Rail Link was formally signed on July 19, at an event attended by Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil ... more

Electric buses presented in Mendoza

19 Jul 2019

ARGENTINA: Mendoza bus and light rail operator STM unveiled 18 battery electric buses on July 11. All are equipped with lithium iron phosphate batteries. The 12 m long buses include 12 K9 vehicles supplied by ... more

Federal Way Link Extension will extend the light rail line south from Angle Lake to Federal Way.

Seattle light rail extension designer selected

18 Jul 2019

USA: Seattle-Tacoma transport authority Sound Transit has selected Parsons as lead designer for the Federal Way Link Extension project, the company announced on July 11. Parsons will work as part of a team led by Kiewit ... more

Daugavpils tram delivered

18 Jul 2019

LATVIA: PK TS has delivered the first of eight trams that it is supplying to Daugavpils transport operator Daugavpils Satiksme. The City Star vehicle travelled by road from the manufacturer’s factory in St Petersburg. ... more