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Miami Beach fast-tracks light rail project MIAMI Beach City Commission has given the go-ahead to negotiate an interim agreement with the Alstom-led Greater Miami Transit Partners consortium, which has submitted the highest-ranking proposal for a light rail line in the city.
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TRANSPORTNAYA Koncessionnaya Kompanya (TKK), a consortium of Lider Group and LSR Group which was awarded a 30-year build-operate-transfer concession earlier this year to develop a fast tram network serving the Krasnogvardeyskiy district of St Petersburg,...
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LUXTRAM, the public company responsible for developing the first light rail line in Luxembourg, announced on July 19 that the first sections of track for Line 1 have been laid in the district of Kirchberg...
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THE West Midlands Combined Authority (WCMA), Colas Rail, Egis Rail, Tony Gee and Pell Frischmann have set up the Midland Metro Alliance to procure, construct and commission extensions worth £1.2bn to the Midland Metro linking...
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KTTU, the public transport operator in the Russian city of Krasnodar, has taken delivery of a prototype 1524mm-gauge low-floor LRV built by the Stadler Minsk joint venture of Stadler Rail and Belkommunmash, Belarus, for trials...
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MIAMI Beach City Commission has given the go-ahead to negotiate an interim agreement with the Alstom-led Greater Miami Transit Partners consortium, which has submitted the highest-ranking proposal for a light rail line in the city. The...
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MRDH, the regional public transport authority in The Hague and Rotterdam, has directly awarded Rotterdam Electric Tram (RET) a 10-year contract to operate and maintain Rotterdam's tram and metro networks. The concession, which is worth around...
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Malaysia's Land Public Transport Commission (Spad) is overseeing an array of rail projects that promise to alter the transport landscape across the country in the next 15 years. CEO Mohd Azharuddin Mat Sah met with...
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CALGARY Transit's new fleet of Siemens S200 high-floor LRVs entered passenger service on the city's CTrain light rail network on July 5 in time for the annual Calgary Stampede. Calgary Transit signed a $C 201.6m ($US...
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THE first of 16 CAF low-floor LRVs for the 11.9km metre-gauge tramway in St Etienne arrived in the French city on July 1. The five-section, low-floor LRVs are based on CAF's Urbos platform but have been...
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FRENCH prime minister Mr Manuel Valls joined the mayor of Montpellier Mr Philippe Saurel and Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées regional president Mrs Carole Delga to inaugurate the final 1.2km section of Montpelier Line 4 on July 1,...