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Alstom is announced as the preferred supplier for the new 19.3km tramway, with a fleet of low-floor vehicles to be designed and built in Canada.read more
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has confirmed Alstom as the supplier of 130 new low-floor LRVs as it embarks on its biggest modernisation programme in decades.read more
Tenders launched to rehabilitate the Andalucían tramway which closed in 2012, using a EUR4.1m subsidy from the Spanish Government which forms part of the Next Generation EU coronavirus recovery package.read more
Following network trials earlier in the month, the first of 170 new MiNiN low-floor trams produced by the joint Russian-Belarusian venture Nizhekotrans has entered service on route 22 in Nizhny Novgorod.read more
EUR42m commitment from the Swiss Government towards two new projects to take the canton’s expanding tramway across the border into France.read more
Following five months of infrastructure work, it is again possible to make the circular journey Mannheim – Heidelberg – Viernheim – Mannheim (RNV line 5) from 20 February.read more
The first of MPK Poznań’s 14 five-section Siemens Combino trams to undergo mid-life refurbishment re-entered service in the Polish city on 16 February.read more
Ethiopia’s Finance Minister and China’s ambassador sign a deal to supply spares for the sidelined CRRC Changchun LRVs to allow full service to return in the capital.read more
Passenger service on the new 14.5km two-line tramway in the Mediterranean coastal city of Mostaganem is inaugurated on Algeria’s national Day of the Martyr, 18 February.read more
UK rail operator agrees to acquire rolling stock, staff and intellectual property to safeguard trials of fast-charge battery technology on a 3.8km branch line in west London.read more
- Portland’s new tram and LRV arrive
- Safety system on London Trams network gains SIL2 accreditation
- Austin takes light rail subways off the table
- First South Wales Metro tram-train arrives in depot
- PESA trams enter service in Craiova, Romania
- All change on Rotterdam trams by 2030?
- Federal budget includes USD 4.45bn for transit
- Brno’s extension complete after three years
- Luxemburg approves tramway expansion
- Edinburgh trams start Leith Walk testing