BOMBARDIER announced on June 20 that it will provide six Traxx MS multi-system electric locomotives to Captrain Germany for cross-border freight transport in Europe, mainly in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
THE executive director of Ostrava Public Transport (DPO), Czech Republic, Mr Daniel Morys and executive vice president marketing & sales of Stadler, Mr Peter Jenelten, signed a contract for the delivery of 40 standard-gauge Tango trams on January 18.
CHINA Steel Corporation (CSC) has awarded Thales a contract to supply signalling systems for the light rail Circular Line in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
ALSTOM, as leader of a consortium with Colas Rail and Thales, signed a contract on January 17 with Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) to supply electrical and mechanical systems for Hanoi metro Line 3.
PRIVATE German train operations company HSL Logistik announced on January 16 that it had signed a contract with Bombardier for the delivery of four Traxx AC3s at the end of 2016.
THE Philippines government announced on January 12 that construction of the 38km Manila - Malolos line, which is part of the Phillippines president, Mr Rodrigo Duerte’s plan to upgrade the ageing infrastructure network, will start in the fourth quarter of 2017.
CHINA Railway Rolling Stock Corporation’s (CRRC) Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive subsidiary announced on January 12 it has signed an €8m contract with Macedonia’s national freight and passenger operator MẐ Transport to supply four electric locomotives.
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail announced on January 12 that it has awarded Carillion Powerlines a £49m contract to electrify the Shotts line between Holytown Junction, east of Glasgow, and Midcalder Junction, west of Edinburgh.
BOMBARDIER announced on January 12 that it has delivered its first Innovia automated people mover (APM) 300 vehicle to China, and will be used on a shuttle service to Shanghai Metro Line 8.
ELBIT Systems, alongside its French partner Corys, announced on January 12 that it has won a tender to build simulators to train Israel Railways’ (IR) drivers.