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April 25, 2018
PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded a contract to Alstom to supply and install communications-based train control (CBTC) equipment to modernise the existing analogue automatic train control system on Line 6 of the Paris metro.Alstom...
April 25, 2018
BRUSSELS Transport Company (Stib) signed a framework contract with Bombardier on April 24 for up to 175 Flexity low-floor LRVs with an initial order for 60 vehicles worth €169m. Bombardier was selected as preferred bidder in...
April 25, 2018
ALSTOM announced on April 24 that it has received a order from Ile-de-France Mobility and SNCF Transilien for 32 additional Citadis Dualis tram-trains. The €170m order will be fully-funded by Ile-de-France Mobility, and is part a...
April 25, 2018
PUBLIC Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) has issued a request for prequalification for a $A 1.6bn ($US 1.4bn) tender to supply a fleet of 17...
April 25, 2018
THE government of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has announced that track laying on Sydney Metro Northwest has been completed, and the project is...
April 25, 2018
ZÜRICH Public Transport (VBZ) unveiled a mock-up of its forthcoming Bombardier Flexity low-floor LRV on April 24. VBZ placed a SFr 300m ($US 305m) order with...
April 24, 2018
CRRC Qingdao Sifang confirmed on April 24 that it has signed a $US 277.9m contract with Argentina’s Ministry of Transport to supply 200 EMU cars for the Buenos...
April 24, 2018
BRITISH Steel has started construction of a new rail mill in Scunthorpe, Britain, to produce Zinoco-coated rails up to 108m long and welded rails with a maximum...
April 24, 2018
SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS published its annual results on April 19, revealing that the company’s rail, bus, and lake shipping services had...
April 24, 2018
DARMSTADT Regional Council has approved a planning application for a 1.1km extension of the city’s metre-gauge tram network to the Darmstadt Technical University...

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