Light Rail

WÜRZURG City Council has approved a plan to replace the city’s entire fleet of 41 trams with new low-floor vehicles.
THE Munich City Council SPD-CSU coalition has unveiled plans to invest €5.5bn to expand the Bavarian capital’s U-Bahn and tram networks.
CONSTRUCTION of part of the 8km Uithof light rail line linking Utrecht Central station with the university area at De Uithof has been delayed and line is now expected to…
BREMEN Tramways (BSAG) has exercised an option with Siemens for 10 additional Avenio LRVs, which will take the operator’s fleet of these vehicles to 77.
ALSTOM presented the first of 28 Citadis Al Mehmel low-floor LRVs for the Lusail light rail network to Qatar’s minister of transport and communications H.E. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti…
IRELAND’s National Transport Authority (NTA) says 251 million passenger journeys were made in 2017 on Irish Rail (IE), Dublin’s Luas light rail network, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann, representing an…
IRJ Pro market researcher Jonny Dearden reviews the winners and losers in the rolling stock market in 2017.
BASELLAND Transport (BLT), the Swiss tram operator serving the greater Basel area, has launched trials with a collision warning system with a view to equipping its entire fleet of Tango…
THE mayor of Leipzig, Mr Burkhard Jung, says the city may have to build either a new tram tunnel or a second S-Bahn tunnel if it is to meet the…
THE Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has started construction of Line 3 of the Porto Maravilha light rail network, which is being developed by Rio’s Port Urban Development Company…
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