Light Rail

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.
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.
ZÜRICH Public Transport (VBZ) unveiled a mock-up of its forthcoming Bombardier Flexity low-floor LRV on April 24.
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 campus on Lichtwiesenweg in the south of…
THE first Tango NF2 LRV for the standard-gauge tram network in Ostrava arrived in the Czech city on April 23 after completing its road journey from Stadler’s Siedlce plant in…
NORTH Carolina’s Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority (GoTriangle) has chosen a joint venture of Gannett Fleming and WSP as construction management consultant for the Durham-Orange LRT project.
Uganda has ambitious plans to build a light rail network in its capital Kampala in a bid to reduce crippling road traffic congestion and pollution, reports Shem Oirere.
RUNNING slightly ahead of Copenhagen with the opening of its 14.4km light rail line planned for the end of 2020, is Odense, which is situated on the island of Funen,…
VOSSLOH has completed an audit of the track on the 13km light rail network in Le Havre, France, operated by Porte Océane Transport (CTPO), a subsidiary Transdev, to determine its…
Copenhagen is edging towards the start of construction on its first light rail project. Kevin Smith visits the Danish capital to get an update on the work that has taken…
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