Light Rail

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 $US 78.9m contract on July 23 for Bombardier Transportation to supply 26 new cars for Denver International Airport’s (DIA) underground peoplemover to meet an increase…
THE city council in the Bavarian city of Regensburg has voted overwhelmingly to back plans for the construction of a light rail network.
THE municipality of Uppsala says the Swedish government has agreed to provide SKr 900m ($US 101m) to co-finance the construction of the city’s first light rail line.
THE NZ Transport Agency (NZTA), which is leading the procurement and delivery of the Auckland Light Rail programme, has announced will conduct market engagement with interested suppliers and industry participants…
FLORENCE extended its light rail network to the north of the city centre on July 16 with the inauguration of the 4.1km section of Line T1 from Alamanni-Stazione, adjacent to…
A new north-south metro line and an enhanced commuter network for Dublin are key elements of the Irish government’s €10bn capital investment plan for infrastructure up to 2027. Kevin Smith…
THE first stage of the Abuja light rail network opened on July 12, the first light rail line in the Nigerian capital.
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