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BRITAIN’s prime minister Mrs Theresa May announced during a visit to the West Midlands on November 20 that the government will provide West Midlands Combined Authority with a £250m grant…
THE Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications has awarded Mitsubishi Corporation and CAF a €225m contract for 30 LRVs for Manila Light Rail Transit Authority’s Line LRT1.
THE Mayor of San Francisco Mr Ed Lee and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) director of transportation Mr Ed Reiskin officially launched the city’s new fleet of Siemens S200…
SOUND Transit’s board of directors voted on November 16 to approve a $US 26.5m order for five Liberty LRVs from Brookville Equipment Company, which are being acquired as part of…
THE Estonian capital Tallinn is preparing a tender for new LRVs, which will be used on a new line to the city’s port.
THE CAS IV Etele consortium of Colas and Siemens started construction of the southern extension of Budapest tram line 1 on November 13.
THE Hungarian government confirmed on November 14 that it will provide funding for a further 26 CAF low-floor Urbos LRVs under the framework of a contract signed between Budapest Transport…
The government of the Australian state of Victoria is spending big on public transport projects, both urban and regional, but it remains to be seen whether it will be enough…
MPK Krakow has opted to award a contract for up to 50 low-floor LRVs to a consortium of Stadler Poland and Solaris after Pesa, the winning bidder in the tender,…
OPERATORS of German and Austrian tram-train networks using the so-called Karlsruhe model announced on November 8 that they will pool their resources to jointly order rolling stock for their respective…
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