RUSSIA: PK TS has been selected as preferred bidder to supply fully low-floor trams to two cities in the Republic of Tatarstan.
RUSSIA: PK TS delivered the first of 15 Lionet trams to Ulan-Ude on September 4. The tram left the company’s St Petersburg factory on August 28.
SWEDEN: Operator Vy Buss has awarded Solaris a contract to supply 50 buses, the manufacturer announced on September 3.
CHINA: The first of 49 driverless trains to operate on Shanghai metro Line 14 was officially rolled out by CRRC Nanjing Puzhen on September 3.
SWITZERLAND: Bern transport authority Bernmobil has selected Stadler to supply its next generation of trams, placing a framework contract for up to 50 vehicles and a firm order for 27.
AUSTRIA: Swiss manufacturer Hess delivered the first of 15 battery trolleybuses that it is supplying to Salzburg AG to the operator’s depot on August 27. The vehicle travelled to Salzburg on a low-loader.
GERMANY: The first of seven Tramino II vehicles on order for Braunschweiger Verkehrs-GmbH arrived in Braunschweig on August 22 following a three-day road journey from Stadler’s Siedlce factory in Poland.
GERMANY: Dresden transport authority DVB signed a contract for Bombardier Transportation to supply 30 Flexity trams on August 22.
GERMANY: Plans to order up to 1 500 metro cars for the Berlin U-Bahn network have been put on hold, following a further legal challenge to the procurement, operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe announced on August 19.
AUSTRALIA: Public Transport Authority of Western Australia announced on August 19 that it had selected Alstom Transport Australia as preferred bidder to supply the next generation of electric multiple-units to operate on the Transperth network serving the state capital.
INDIA: Titagarh Firema has won a contract to supply 51 two-car trainsets for the Pune metro project, Housing & Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra announced on August 14.
USA: The first trainset that CRRC is supplying for the Boston Orange Line entered passenger service on August 14.