Urban rail business news

The latest business news from the global urban rail supply industry.

Transport for London has completed a sale and leaseback deal for the Class 345 EMUs which Bombardier Transportation is delivering for Elizabeth Line services.

Crossrail fleet sale and leaseback deal completed

22 Mar 2019

UK: Transport for London has completed a sale and leaseback deal for the Class 345 electric multiple-units which Bombardier Transportation is delivering for Elizabeth Line services. The EMUs have been bought by the 345 Rail ... more

Transport for London joins the London Connectory

15 Mar 2019

UK: Transport for London has started an 18-month collaboration with Bosch Connected Mobility Solutions to develop ‘smart mobility’ projects. The collaboration forms part of the newly created London Connectory, established by ... more

Daimler Buses said public transport was undergoing a ‘radical transformation’.

Strategic partnership to develop integrated transport IT

08 Mar 2019

GERMANY: Daimler Buses has announced a strategic partnership with technology company IVU Traffic Technologies to develop ‘integrated mobility solutions for the public transport of tomorrow’. As part of this, Daimler Buses has ... more

Hübner has a major order to supply gangways for New York City Subway trains.

Elastomer factory to serve US rail and bus markets

07 Mar 2019

USA: Having secured a major order to supply the gangways for new New York City Subway trains, Hübner has announced plans to build a elastomer product factory at Dunlap in Tennessee by 2020. This is to produce moulded parts, ... more

Volvo Group company Nova Bus has officially opened a development centre close to its factory at Saint-Eustache in Québec, where it will undertake R&D to support the increased use of electric power for sustainable bus operation.

R&D centre to develop sustainable buses for smart connected cities

05 Mar 2019

CANADA: Volvo Group company Nova Bus has officially opened a development centre close to its factory at Saint-Eustache in Québec, where it will undertake R&D to support the increased use of electric power for sustainable bus ... more