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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.
oran-plans-to-launch-metro-tender-in-2015
PLANS to build the first metro line in Oran, Algeria's second city, have been completed and it is hoped to launch a tender for the first phase in the first quarter of 2015.Algerian Metro Enterprise...
vossloh-struggles-amidst-restructuring
VOSSLOH's nine month results show the effects of a continuing restructuring and realignment process at the company with revenues increasing only slightly to €967.7m compared with €958.5m the previous year, and Ebit falling to a...
four-routes-shortlisted-for-parramatta-lrt
THE New South Wales state government looks set to continue its love affair with light rail, announcing four route options as the first step in the creation of a new light rail network for Sydney's...
potsdam-to-upgrade-tram-network
The municipal government in Potsdam and Potsdam Transport (ViP) have unveiled a €50m plan to upgrade the German city's 29km tram network. The proposals include an extension to the new Hasso-Platner Institute campus at Jungfernsee (€7.5m),...
preferred-bidder-announced-for-sydney-lrt-project
NEW South Wales (NSW) transport minister Ms Gladys Berejklian has announced that the Connecting Sydney consortium has been selected as preferred bidder to build and operate Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail line.The consortium...
angers-launches-lrt-line-b-consultation
PUBLIC consultation is set to begin next month on plans for the construction of a second light rail line in the French city of Angers. The 10km Line B would link Belle-Beille in the west of...
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...