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Transmashholding presented a mock-up of its Metro 2020 car design at the SmartTransport trade in St Petersburg.

Transmashholding reveals new metro car design

26 Jun 2019

RUSSIA: Transmashholding presented a mock-up of its latest metro car design at the SmartTransport trade show that took place in St Petersburg on June 19-21. The ‘Metro 2020’ bodyshell features ‘innovative and ... more

Alstom said Aptis was designed to have lower maintenance and operating costs and a longer service life than diesel buses.

La Rochelle orders Aptis electric buses

26 Jun 2019

FRANCE: Greater La Rochelle has ordered four Alstom Aptis electric buses for use on the Illico 4 bus rapid transit route from early 2020. The vehicles will be 12 m long with three doors, and La Rochelle has opted for them to be ... more

Five-year Boston transport investment plan approved

21 Jun 2019

USA: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority voted on June 18 to approve the 2020-24 capital investment plan. This includes a contribution of $753·7m towards the Red and ... more