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Berlin Main Station tram link opens THE new tram line connecting Berlin Main Station and Nordbahnhof S-Bahn station opened partially on December 14, although the eastern section to Nordbahnhof will not open before mid-2015.
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THE new tram line connecting Berlin Main Station and Nordbahnhof S-Bahn station opened partially on December 14, although the eastern section to Nordbahnhof will not open before mid-2015. The section of line which is now operational...
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A CONTRACT has been signed between the New South Wales state government and the Altrac Light Rail consortium (previously known as Connecting Sydney) for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the $A 2.1bn ($US...
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PARIS celebrated the completion of the latest addition to its rapidly-expanding light rail network on December 16, when Line T8 was officially inaugurated the presence of Mr Jean-Paul Huchon, president of Ile-de-France regional council, Mr...
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BASLE Transport Authority (BVB) celebrated the opening of the city's first light rail link into Germany on December 14 with a day of free rides on the northern extension of Line 8 from Kleinhüningen to...
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THE first light rail vehicle ran on the Los Angeles Gold Line Foothill extension on December 9, kicking off the testing phase on the 17.7km link between Pasadena and Azusa. The AnsaldoBreda P2250 LRV was hauled...
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THE French city of St Etienne has selected CAF in a €42m contract to supply 16 LRVs for the city's 11.9km light rail network, which consists of three lines and 35 stations. The vehicles are...
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THE general director of Wallonia Regional Transport (SRWT) Mr Jean-Marc Vandenbroucke announced on December 10 that Mobiliège, a consortium led by Alstom and construction group BAM, has been selected as preferred bidder for a PPP...
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NICE Côte dAzur Metropolitan Council has signed a €250m loan agreement with the European Investment Bank to finance construction of a light rail line linking Nice's harbour area and city centre with the city's airport. The...
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TAMPERE City Council published a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union on December 1 in the first stage of procurement for the Finnish city's planned 25km light rail network. The council says...
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THE Federal Transit Administration has pledged about $US 996m through a New Start Engineering programme grant to support a 7.6km extension of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Green Line from Cambridge to Somerville and Medford. MBTA...