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AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has placed a €145m order with Siemens for an additional nine seven-car push-pull Railjet trains, the final option in a contract for 67 sets.
THE government of the Mexican state of Nuevo León has awarded CAF, Spain, a Peso 3.26bn ($US 251m) contract to supply and maintain 22 trains for Line 3 of the…
PALERMO celebrated the inaugural trial run on Line 1 of the city's new light rail network on July 14 when a Bombardier Flexity Outlook LRV operated from the depot at…
THE first of eight DMUs being supplied by CAF, Spain, was presented in Cagliari in southern Sardinia on July 25 by the new president of Sardinia Region, Mr Francesco Pigliaru,…
STADTWERKE Ulm (SWU) has selected Siemens as preferred supplier for a €31m contract to supply 12 low-floor LRVs for the expansion of the metre-gauge tram network in the German city.
CERTIFICATION testing has begun in Moscow on a new low-floor tram developed by Transmashholding (TMH) subsidiary Tver Carriage Works (TVZ) for Russian cities.
CHICAGO Transit Authority (CTA) has announced it will relaunch a tender worth up to $US 2bn for up to 846 metro cars following a disappointing response to the initial tender.
DELHI Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued an international tender notice for a contract to supply 124 1676mm-gauge metro cars for Delhi metro lines 1,2, and 3, which are being…
THE first of 18 driverless metro trains being built in China by Shanghai Alstom Transport (Satco) for the North East Line has arrived in Singapore.
UNITED Wagon Company (UWC) has rolled out the 10,000th wagon to be produced at its Tikhvin Freight Car Wagon Plant (TVSZ) in western Russia, which opened in January 2012.
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