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New Helsinki tram to be tested in Germany IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: Transtech, Finland, is displaying the second of two pre-series Artic low-floor LRVs for Helsinki City Transport (HKL) this week, before sending the metre-gauge vehicle for trials in the German city of Würzburg.
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BASLE Transport Authority (BVB) celebrated the start of testing on the cross-border extension of tram Line 8 on September 29, when the first BVB tram reached the town of Weil-am-Rhein, Germany. Before the line can carry...
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IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: OMNITRAM, a low-floor LRV developed by a joint venture of German bogie supplier Transtec F&E Vetschau and Electron, Ukraine, makes its first appearance at InnoTrans this week. The 30.2m-long metre-gauge five-section vehicle...
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Vossloh will unveil at InnoTrans a full-scale model of its innovative dual-mode locomotive, the EuroDual. It will also exhibit a rejuvenated LRV for Bonn to demonstrate its vehicle refurbishing skills, as David Briginshaw discovers.THERE is...
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IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: Solaris, Poland, is exhibiting one of 18 Tramino low-floor LRVs for Braunschweig Transport (BSVAG) at InnoTrans this week. The 35.7m-long four-section vehicles will operate on the German city's unique 1100mm-gauge tram network...
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IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: Transtech, Finland, is displaying the second of two pre-series Artic low-floor LRVs for Helsinki City Transport (HKL) this week, before sending the metre-gauge vehicle for trials in the German city of...
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It's September in an even-numbered year, which means only one thing for the railway industry: InnoTrans. Kevin Smith presents IRJ's comprehensive preview of the biggest railway show on earth, which is set to return to...
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THE municipality of Odense, Denmark's third largest city, is to hold an industry briefing next month for domestic and international suppliers as a prelude to launching tenders for its first light rail line. Letbane Odense says...
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DRIVER training has commenced on Manchester Metrolink's latest addition to its growing network – the 14.5km, 15-station line from St Werburgh's Road to Wythenshawe and Manchester Airport, which is set to open by the end...
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THE FIRST of eight Siemens Avenio low-floor LRVs for Munich Transport (MVG) entered service in the city on September 17 on tram Line 19 from St Veit Strasse to Pasing Station. MVG says three of the...
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PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) has completed a feasibility study into a 30km north-south light rail line linking Guarulhos northeast of São Paulo with the districts of Santo André, São Bernardo, and São Caetano. The line...