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  • CAF trainset for the Schönbuchbahn

    Masats supplies doors for Schönbuchbahn light rail vehicles

    2019-11-16T05:00:00+00:00

    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.

  • de-nuremberg tram

    Siemens to supply Avenio trams to Nürnberg

    2019-11-15T11:41:00+00:00

    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.

  • fr-lille alstom metro train

    Alstom rolls out next-generation Lille metro train

    2019-11-14T15:42:00+00:00

    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.

  • Plans for a two-line metro network in Konya have been finalised.

    Sino-Turkish consortium to build Konya metro

    2019-11-14T14:36:00+00:00

    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.

  • fr-nice tram OGC Nice

    OGC Nice players kick off city’s third tram route

    2019-11-14T11:57:00+00:00

    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.

  • ch-zurich flexity delivery

    First Flexity Zürich tram delivered

    2019-11-14T10:31:00+00:00

     

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