All Europe articles – Page 5

  • nl-utrecht tram maintenance contract signing
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    Alstom wins Utrecht tram maintenance contract

    2019-11-29T14:58:00Z

    NETHERLANDS: The Province of Utrecht signed a contract with Alstom on November 28 for the maintenance of the entire sneltram fleet. The contract runs for four years and has two options to extend the length by three and two years. It covers the existing fleet ...

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    Pesa Swing tram presented to Sofia

    2019-11-28T16:27:00Z

    BULGARIA: Pesa presented the first of 13 trams that it supplying under a contract placed earlier this year to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandukova on November 28, a day ahead of its entry into passenger service on Route 18. The low-floor trams from Pesa’s Swing family are ...

  • pl-poznan solairs Urbino 18 electric
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    Battery buses enter passenger service in Poznań

    2019-11-28T12:01:00Z

    POLAND: The first of 21 electric buses that MPK Poznań ordered from Solaris in December entered regular passenger service on route 174 on November 27. Deliveries are scheduled to be completed in February of the 15 Urbino 18 articulated vehicles and six Urbino 12 buses. The ...

  • A new light rail line is to be built in Porto, along with an extension of an existing route.
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    Porto eyes Chinese trams as ridership grows

    2019-11-28T09:38:00Z

    PORTUGAL: Metro do Porto has reportedly selected CRRC Tangshan as preferred bidder to supply and maintain a batch of 18 low-floor light rail vehicles as part of a network expansion project approved earlier this year.

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    Alstom wins contract to automate Marseille metro

    2019-11-27T09:58:00Z

    FRANCE: Alstom is to supply trains and signalling for the conversion of the Marseille metro to fully driverless operation, the manufacturer announced on November 26. The €430m contract, financed by local authority Métropole Aix-Marseille-Provence, will see both lines of the city’s rubber-tyred metro move to driverless ...

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    Tram route T6 opens in Lyon

    2019-11-25T14:05:00Z

    FRANCE: Lyon tram route T6 was inaugurated on November 22. The 6·7 km route has been built as an end-on eastern extension of route T1. Running from Debourg, where interchange is provided with metro Line B, to Hôpitaux Est-Pinel, T6 serves 14 stops and offers an ...

  • The first of 22 trams that Alstom is supplying to operate route T9 in Paris has arrived in Orly.
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    First tram arrives for Paris T9

    2019-11-25T12:41:00Z

    FRANCE: The first of 22 trams that Alstom is supplying to operate route T9 in Paris arrived in Orly on November 22, four days after leaving Alstom’s La Rochelle factory. Ile-de-France regional transport authority STIF awarded Alstom a contract in 2016 that includes options for up to 68 additional ...

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    Putin inaugurates Moscow Central Diameters

    2019-11-22T12:07:00Z

    RUSSIA: The first RER-style routes linking existing radial rail routes into Moscow were inaugurated on November 21. The opening ceremony for the first two so-called Moscow Central Diameters was attended by President Vladimir Putin, Minister of Transport Yevgeny Dietrich, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, Governor of Moscow Oblast ...

  • tn_pl-warszawa_Line_2_Siemens_Inspiro_station_02.jpg
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    Egis selected to study third Warszawa metro line

    2019-11-21T10:06:00Z

    POLAND: Metro Warszawskie has selected a preferred bidder to undertake technical studies for a planned third metro line in the capital, the metro authority announced on November 19. Initial results are due to be published three months after contract signature, which is itself expected after the statutory ...

  • pl-elblag modertrans tram delivery 2
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    Modertrans to supply 30 trams to Łódź

    2019-11-21T10:00:00Z

    POLAND: Modertrans is to supply 30 low-floor trams to operate on the metre-gauge network in Łódź. Deliveries under the 268m złoty contract are due by the end of September 2022. The Poznań-based supplied beat bids from Stadler, Pesa and Bozankaya. The rolling stock has been ...

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    Paks opts for Solaris buses

    2019-11-21T08:30:00Z

    HUNGARY: Solaris Bus Coach is to supply 10 battery electric buses to Paks, the Polish manufacturer announced on November 19. The vehicles and five chargers are due to be delivered within 11 months of signing the €4·7m contract. Six of the buses would ...

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    Wiesbaden takes delivery of eCitaro buses

    2019-11-20T14:14:00Z

    GERMANY: The first three of 56 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses that Daimler Buses is supplying to Wiesbaden transport operator ESWE Verkehr were handed over on November 18. Seven more are scheduled to be delivered from Daimler’s Mannheim factory by the end of December, with the remaining 46 ...

  • pl-solaris artic buses
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    Solaris submits lowest bid to supply 50 electric buses to Kraków

    2019-11-20T13:57:00Z

    POLAND: Solaris Bus Coach has submitted the lowest bid to supply 50 electric buses to MPK Kraków. Solaris’ 134·5m złoty bid compares with 151·9m złoty from Daimler subsidiary EvoBus Polska. The Poznań-based CAF subsidiary would supply 18 m long articulated air-conditioned buses along with ...

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    Transport for London selects Arcadis asset management platform

    2019-11-18T05:00:00Z

    UK: Transport for London has awarded Arcadis company EAMS Group a contract to roll out its Metro Maximo enterprise asset management and health, safety and environment platforms across London Underground and London Trams. Rachel White, CEO Global Digital Business at Arcadis, said the award follwing a ...

  • CAF trainset for the Schönbuchbahn
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    Masats supplies doors for Schönbuchbahn light rail vehicles

    2019-11-16T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Masats is supplying sliding plug doors for the nine three-car lightweight electric trainsets which fellow Spanish company CAF is building as part of the project to modernise the 17 km Schönbuchbahn near Stuttgart as a light rail route. Masats will also support the maintenance of ...

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    Siemens to supply Avenio trams to Nürnberg

    2019-11-15T11:41:00Z

    GERMANY: VAG Nürnberg has ordered 12 Siemens Avenio trams with options for 75 more. The €44m contract announced on November 15 would be 40% funded by the Land of Bayern. Entry into passenger service is scheduled for the end of 2022. The four-section 100% low-floor ...

  • fr-lille alstom metro train
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    Alstom rolls out next-generation Lille metro train

    2019-11-14T15:42:00Z

    FRANCE: Alstom presented the first new-generation trainset that it is supplying to increase capacity on the Lille metro at the Villeneuve d’Ascq maintenance depot on November 14. Alstom is supplying 27 four-car rubber-tyred trainsets to operate on the city’s automated light metro network. The 52 m ...

  • Plans for a two-line metro network in Konya have been finalised.
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    Sino-Turkish consortium to build Konya metro

    2019-11-14T14:36:00Z

    TURKEY: A consortium of China National Machinery, Taşyapı and AYGM has been awarded a €1·2bn contract to build the first metro line in Konya. Due to be completed by the end of 2023, the 21·1 km route would serve 22 stations between Necmettin Erbakan University in ...

  • fr-nice tram OGC Nice
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    OGC Nice players kick off city’s third tram route

    2019-11-14T11:57:00Z

    FRANCE: The third tram route in Nice was inaugurated on November 12 with a ceremony at Saint-Isidore attended by Mayor Christian Estrosi. As the route serves the Allianz Riviera football stadium, the ceremony was attended by OGC Nice players and manager Patrick Vieira. T3 services run ...

  • ch-flexity zurich
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    First Flexity Zürich tram delivered

    2019-11-14T10:31:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: The first of 70 Flexity trams that Bombardier Transportation is supplying to Zürich arrived in the city in the early hours of November 13. Operator VBZ placed the order in 2016, paying SFr358m for the vehicles, spare parts, depot equipment and driver training. The ...