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EUROPEAN freight wagon leasing company Wascosa says the average age of its fleet will fall from 13 to 10 years by the end of 2018 with the delivery of more…
BARCELONA metro operator TMB has signed an agreement with a group of Korean companies and technological institutions to carry out trials with vertically-opening platform screen doors at one of its…
GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network has awarded a joint venture of Rhomberg Bahntechnik and Swietelsky Baugesellschaft a contract worth around €250m to install trackwork and infrastructure equipment on the 59.6km…
THE Latvian port city of Liepaja has launched a tender for a contract to supply a new fleet of LRVs for its 14.8km metre-gauge tram network.
THE Municipality of Amsterdam announced on January 11 that construction has been completed on the North-South Line, 15 years after work began on the project and more than a decade…
THE city of Bordeaux has exercised an option with Alstom for 10 additional Citadis low-floor LRVs, which will take its fleet of these vehicles to 125 by the end of…
ARGENTINA’s Ministry of Transport published a resolution in the Official Gazette of the Republic on December 29 confirming its intention to award CRRC Qingdao Sifang a $US 316.5m contract to…
HOVEDSTADENS Letbane, the public company overseeing the project to build a light rail line along Copenhagen’s Ring 3 highway, announced on January 11 that it has selected preferred bidders for…
ISRAEL’s transport minister Mr Israel Katz announced on January 9 that the 57km A1 Link will begin operating on March 30, the eve of Passover.
THE governor of the state of Alaska Mr Bill Walker signed an administrative order on January 10 establishing a task force to examine the feasibility of launching commuter rail services…
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