Light Rail

THE mayor of Manchester Mr Andy Burnham confirmed on March 23 that £83m will be spent on the acquisition of additional trams for the Metrolink light rail network as part…
HANNOVER transport authority Üstra has placed a €19.4m order with a consortium of Kiepe Electrical, Alstom and HeiterBlick for seven additional TW3000 high-floor LRVs, which will take its fleet of…
THE municipal government of Sorocaba, a city of 660,000 inhabitants in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, announced at Brazil’s first Seminar on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Infrastructure on March…
SILESIAN Tramways (TS), Poland, has selected Pesa as preferred bidder for a contract to supply up to 40 LRVs.
ALGERIA’s minister of public works and transport, Mr Abdelghani Zaalane, inaugurated the first light rail line in the city of Ouargla on March 20.
THE mayor of Quebec City, Mr Régis Labeaume, in the presence of Quebec province’s premier Mr Philippe Couillard and the president of Capital Transport Network (RTC) Mr Rémy Normand, has…
CHARLOTTE Area Transit System (Cats) opened an extension to its 15km Lynx Blue Line light rail line on March 16.
“YOU need to think like you are the Google of transport, or you will be dead.”
THE first of 14 Škoda metre-gauge LRVs equipped with batteries for catenary-free operation arrived in Eskişehir, Turkey, on March 9.
THE government of the Brazilian state of São Paulo confirmed on March 1 that tendering will begin this month for contracts to build the second phase of the Baixada Santista…
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