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Budapest receives first CAF Urbos LRV THE first of 37 Urbos low-floor LRVs being supplied by CAF for the tram network in Budapest arrived in the Hungarian capital in the early hours of March 11.
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LEIPZIG City Transport (LVB) has awarded Solaris a framework contract for the supply of up to 41 Tramino LRVs for the city's 1458mm-gauge light rail network. The deal includes a firm order for five LRVs and...
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BROOKVILLE Corporation, United States, has delivered the first of two 70% low-floor Liberty LRVs for Dallas Area Rapid Transit's (Dart) 2.6km Downtown - Oak Cliff tram line, which is due to open on April 13. The...
budapest-opens-tram-line-1-extension
BUDAPEST Transport Company (BKV) began operating over the 3.2km southern extension of its circular tram Line 1 on March 20, when trams began using Rákóczi Bridge across the Danube, which was built 20 years ago...
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MOSCOW tram operator Mosgortrans has begun four months of trials using a prototype V853000M Metelica low-floor LRV supplied by the Stadler Minsk joint venture of Stadler Rail and Belkommunmash, Belarus. The bidirectional vehicle has been developed...
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FOLLOWING a joint procurement, Düsseldorf light rail operator Rheinbahn and Cologne Public Transport (KVB) have signed contracts with Bombardier for a total of 62 high-floor Flexity LRVs. The Rheinbahn order for 42 vehicles is worth €127m...
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THE Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government announced on March 17 that it has shortlisted two consortia to submit bids for the contract to design, build, and operate Canberra's Capital Metro light rail line. Four consortia submitted...
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GERMANY's Bochum-Gelsenkirchen Tramways (Bogestra) will launch a tender before the end of this month for 42 new metre-gauge LRVs after the company's supervisory board approved a €200m plan to replace the troubled fleet of NFD6D...
pesa-delivers-short-jazz-trams-to-warsaw
WARSAW Tramways has taken delivery of the first of 30 type 134N Jazz low-floor LRVs from Pesa, which will be used on lower-density routes in the city. The 19.3m-long three-section vehicles will accommodate up to 132...
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BORDEAUX is celebrating the start of commercial services on the latest addition to its growing light rail network, a 3.7km extension of Line C, following the completion of a €108m project. The extension south from the...
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THE first of 37 Urbos low-floor LRVs being supplied by CAF for the tram network in Budapest arrived in the Hungarian capital in the early hours of March 11. The first vehicle to be delivered is...