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Ulm signs Siemens LRV contract STADTWERKE Ulm (SWU) signed a €32m contract with Siemens on May 22 for 12 Avenio M low-floor LRVs as part of a project to expand the German city's metre-gauge tram network.
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THE detailed construction schedule for Sydney's CBD and South East light rail line was released on May 28, with major city centre works on the 12km route scheduled to start on October 23. On completion, services...
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HOUSTON's Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Metro) celebrated the opening of two new light rail lines over the weekend of May 23.   The 5.3km East/Green Line runs southeast from Theater District in downtown to Altic/Howard...
ulm-signs-siemens-lrv-contract
STADTWERKE Ulm (SWU) signed a €32m contract with Siemens on May 22 for 12 Avenio M low-floor LRVs as part of a project to expand the German city's metre-gauge tram network. Deliveries will take place between...
frankfurt-an-der-oder-to-order-new-trams
SVF, the public transport operator in the German city of Frankfurt-an-der-Oder, has published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union for a contract to supply 13 new LRVs for the city's...
winners-and-losers-for-rail-in-western-australian-budget
THE state government of Western Australia issued its budget for 2015-2016 on May 13 with a commitment to funding the extension of the TransPerth suburban network to Perth airport, but the proposed Max light rail...
caf-selected-for-luxembourg-tram-order
THE board of Luxtram, the public company responsible for developing the first modern light rail line in Luxembourg, confirmed on May 18 that it has selected CAF as preferred bidder for a contract to supply...
virginia-beach-approves-funds-for-lrt-planning
VIRGINIA Beach City Council has approved a $US 20m budget to fund development work over the next year on the planned extension of Hampton Roads Transit's (HRT) light rail line from the neighbouring city of...
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ALSTOM has completed manufacturing of the first Citadis LRV for the Ecuadorian city of Cuenca at its plant in La Rochelle. The vehicle is currently in transit and is expected to arrive in Ecuador's third...
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THE mayor of Florence Mr Dario Nardella visited the district of Novoli on April 30 to view progress on the construction of the city's second light rail line and mark the laying of the first...
croydon-receives-additional-stadler-lrvs
THE first of four additional Variobahn low-floor LRVs being supplied to Transport for London (TfL) by Stadler Pankow for the Croydon Tramlink network was delivered by road to Croydon over the weekend of May 3-4. TfL...