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Strasbourg orders Alstom LRVs STRASBOURG Transport (CTS) has signed a framework contract with Alstom for 50 Citadis low-floor LRVs, with an initial €41m order for 12 vehicles for Lines A and D, which are currently being extended.
tramrus-to-supply-low-floor-lrv-to-st-petersburg
THE TramRus joint venture of Transmashholding and Alstom announced on October 21 that it will deliver a prototype low-floor LRV to St Petersburg by December 1. The 25m-long vehicle, which will accommodate more than 200 passengers,...
strasbourg-orders-alstom-lrvs
STRASBOURG Transport (CTS) has signed a framework contract with Alstom for 50 Citadis low-floor LRVs, with an initial €41m order for 12 vehicles for Lines A and D, which are currently being extended. The 45m-long vehicles...
ottawa-lrt-special-trackwork-contract-awarded
LONDON Trackwork, Canada, has been awarded a contract to supply special trackwork for Ottawa's 12.5km light rail Confederation Line, which is currently under construction. The contract value was not disclosed, although London Trackwork says the order...
first-kinkisharyo-lrv-delivered-to-los-angeles
LOS ANGELES County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has taken delivery of a pre-series LRV from Kinkisharyo under a contract for 78 vehicles awarded in April 2012.LACMTA exercised an option for another 97 cars in 2013...
zhuhai-receives-first-lrvs
ANSALDOBREDA has delivered the first two Sirio LRVs to the Chinese city of Zhuhai, with the remaining eight set to be assembled in China by its domestic partner CNR Dalian. Sirio is a bidirectional five-car standard-gauge...
ratp-dev-to-advise-light-rail-manila
LIGHT Rail Manila, the joint venture of Ayala and Metro Pacific investments, which was awarded the public-private partnership (PPP) contract for the extension of the city's LRT 1 in September, has appointed RATP Dev to...
dynamic-testing-starts-on-atlanta-tram-line
DYNAMIC testing began on Atlanta's first modern tram line on October 1, when the first of four Siemens LRVs travelled the entire length of the 4.3km route under its own power. The initial 12-station phase of...
ostrava-invites-tenders-for-new-trams
OSTRAVA Public Transport (DPO), Czech Republic, which operates a 15-route 65km standard-gauge tram network, is inviting tenders for the supply of wheelchair-accessible trams.Two types of vehicle are required under the New Wheelchair Accessible Tram 2015...
innsbruck-issues-lrv-tender
INNSBRUCK Transport (IVB) has issued an international tender for 20 new 28m bi-directional LRVs for its metre-gauge network. IVB says the new vehicles will be used on the new Line 2 and be suitable for the...
alstom-signs-rostov-tram-modernisation-accord
THE mayor of the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don Mr Mikhail Chernyshev has signed a memorandum of understanding with Alstom Russia to develop plans for the modernisation of the city's 112km standard-gauge tram network. Under the agreement...