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Bremen plans new and upgraded LRV fleet BREMEN Tramways (BSAG) has announced plans to acquire a fleet of up to 77 LRVs and refurbish up to 62 existing GT8N low-floor trams as part of its demand-driven tram use (Nose) project.
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CHINA Railway Engineering Corporation has started work to electrify the 34.3km two-line light rail network under construction in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. The electrification works include the installation of 850 masts, 143km of overhead...
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DALLAS Area Rapid Transit (Dart) operated its first test run on the 8km light rail Orange Line extension to Dallas Forth Worth International Airport on April 16. Dart says that the test run between Belt Line...
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ALGERIA's transport minister Mr Amar Ghoul inaugurated the 4.2km eastern extension of Algiers light rail Line 1 from Bordj El Kiffan to Kahouat Echergui on April 16. The extension has six stations and services operate at...
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MUNICIPAL authorities in San Diego, California, and the neighbouring city of Tijuana in the Mexican state of Baja California have revived plans for a light rail line spanning the US-Mexican border. San Diego Regional Chamber of...
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BREMEN Tramways (BSAG) has announced plans to acquire a fleet of up to 77 LRVs and refurbish up to 62 existing GT8N low-floor trams as part of its demand-driven tram use (Nose) project. BSAG will...
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CSR Nanjing Puzhen Rolling Stock has unveiled the first of 18 low-floor Flexity 2 LRVs for the first phase of the city of Suzhou's under-construction light rail network. CSR Puzhen is supplying the vehicles under a...
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THE FIRST of 22 LRVs being built by Tremvia Santos, a consortium of TTrans and Vossloh, for the first light rail line in the Brazilian city of Santos began its sea voyage from Spain to...
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CNR DALIAN Locomotive & Rolling Stock, China, has been awarded a contract to supply 31 low-floor LRVs for Beijing's Xijiao light rail line, which is due to open in 2015. The 9.4km line will connect the...
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REOPENING of Dublin's Phoenix Park tunnel for passenger services and the construction of a cross-city light rail line have been included in the Irish National Transport Authority's Integrated Implementation Plan for greater Dublin, which was...
INDONESIA's Panghegar Group and China National Machinery Import & Export Corporation (CNMIE) have released details of a five-line Rupiah 20 trillion ($US 1.76bn) monorail project for the Indonesian city of Bandung. According to The Jakarta Globe,...