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    Warszawa metro extension inaugurated


    POLAND: An eastern extension of Warszawa metro Line 2 was inaugurated on September 15, with a day of free travel on the entire line.

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    PK TS selected for two Tatarstan tram orders


    RUSSIA: PK TS has been selected as preferred bidder to supply fully low-floor trams to two cities in the Republic of Tatarstan.

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    Köln smart city transport agreement signed


    GERMANY: The city of Köln, Deutsche Bahn and Nahverkehr Rheinland have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-operate for three years on ‘smart city’ transport initiatives.

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    Wuppertal Schwebebahn adopts ETCS Level 3 train control


    GERMANY: ETCS Level 3 train control has been successfully commissioned on the Schwebebahn suspension monorail in Wuppertal, which reopened in August following a nine-month closure for infrastructure renewals.

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    Solaris to supply 50 buses to Vy Buss


    SWEDEN: Operator Vy Buss has awarded Solaris a contract to supply 50 buses, the manufacturer announced on September 3.

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    ​RER Line A control centralised


    FRANCE: Operational control of Paris RER Line A has been concentrated at a single location with effect from September 2, although ownership of the route remains split between SNCF and RATP.

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