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Metrolink remembers 22 May attacks

Metrolink remembers 22 May attacks

Metrolink tram 3022 has been named ‘Spirit of Manchester’ and given a special livery that pays tribute to the incredible response of the communities across Greater Manchester following the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena on 22 May.

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Strukton signs Chinese rolling stock partnership

Strukton signs Chinese rolling stock partnership

The rolling stock division of Dutch firm Strukton Rail has signed an agreement with Chinese-based SICC Co. for the creation of a joint venture to develop and deliver propulsion and auxiliary systems for the growing Chinese rail market.

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DLR launches fleet replacement programme

DLR launches fleet replacement programme

Docklands Light Railway Ltd (DLRL) has invited expressions of interest to supply and support up to 77 new light metro trainsets to replace the oldest rolling stock on the driverless East London network and cope with increased ridership.

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Valley Metro’s LRT and Streetcar orders

Valley Metro’s LRT and Streetcar orders

On 18 May the Board of Valley Metro Rail authorised rolling stock contract awards to Siemens and Brookville Equipment Corporation to support expansion of its light rail network that covers the Arizonan cities of Phoenix, Mesa and Tempe.

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