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Hyundai Rotem wins further Cairo metro train contract

03 Jan 2019

EGYPT: National Authority for Tunnels has awarded Hyundai Rotem a 150·8bn won contract for the supply of 48 cars to operate on Cairo metro Line 2. Deliveries are due to be completed in 2021, and the manufacturer will provide ... more

First Ahmedabad metro train delivered

03 Jan 2019

INDIA: The first train for the Ahmedabad metro has arrived from Hyundai Rotem’s Changwon plant in South Korea via Mundra Port. Rotem is supplying 32 three-car trainsets under a contract signed in 2017. The trains have a maximum ... more

CAF to supply catenary-free trams to Parramatta

03 Jan 2019

AUSTRALIA: Transport for New South Wales has awarded contracts for the construction and operation of Stage 1 of the Parramatta light rail project. A joint venture of Downer and CPB Contractors has been awarded the A$840m civil ... more

First CRRC metro cars assembled in Springfield delivered to Boston

02 Jan 2019

USA: The first two metro cars assembled at CRRC’s factory in Springfield, Massachusetts were delivered to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on December 18. The cars for Boston’s Orange Line are part of an order for ... more

Solaris to supply electric buses to private operator in München

28 Dec 2018

GERMANY: Solaris is to supply three Urbino 12 electric buses to private bus operator Josef Ettenhuber for services in München. The buses will be built to a new design. The 240 kWh Solaris High Energy batteries will be ... more

Paris commuter EMUs ordered

27 Dec 2018

FRANCE: SNCF has awarded Bombardier Transportation a €330m firm order to supply a further 42 seven-car and five eight-car train Francilien suburban electric multiple-units. The contract announced on December 21 has been placed ... more