Light Rail

OSTRAVA Public Transport (DPO) began commercial operations with its new Stadler Tango LRVs on August 13, following two months of testing.
FOLLOWING the launch of Britain’s first battery-powered trams in the West Midlands in April, Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is tendering for 18 new LRVs, with the option to purchase…
BORDEAUX Metropole has ordered an additional five Citadis trams from Alstom for €14m, on top of the 25 vehicles currently being manufactured at Alstom's site in La Rochelle.
TEL AVIV Metropolitan Mass Transit System (NTA) has issued an invitation to prequalify for tenders for the LRT Green and Purple Lines.
Trams returned to the heart of Luxembourg City on July 27, with the opening of the 1.6km section from Pont Rouge to Place de l'Etoile.
HUNDREDS of residents lined the streets of the historic city centre of Cuenca on July 27 to witness the inaugural test run on the Ecuadorian city’s first light rail line.
ATTIKO Metro signed a €55m contract with Alstom on July 27 for 25 Citadis low-floor LRVs for use on the light rail network in Athens and Piraeus.
The region surrounding the Sri Lankan capital Colombo is home to nearly six million people, but lacks the high-capacity transit needed to move large numbers of people on key corridors.…
A detailed planning contract for the proposed 25km Stadt-Umland-Bahn Nuremberg tram line, the longest light rail route currently planned anywhere in Germany, was agreed in late June.
DENVER City Council approved a $US 78.9m contract on July 23 for Bombardier Transportation to supply 26 new cars for Denver International Airport’s (DIA) underground peoplemover to meet an increase…
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