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  • St Petersburg TMH metro train (5)
    Metro Report International

    First of 950 cars delivered to St Petersburg metro

    2022-09-27T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: TMH delivered the first of 950 Baltiets cars to the St Petersburg metro operator on September 13, just 19 days after Petersburg Metropoliten and TMH subsidary Transholdleasing signed a 242·6bn rouble, 25-year contract for new trainsets to replace almost half the fleet. The eight-car trainset ...

  • Wiener Linien Siemens Mobility Series X train at InnoTrans 2022 (1)
    Metro Report International

    Series X train marks the spot for innovative passenger information

    2022-09-20T10:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: A detailed and location specific passenger information system is one of the highlights of the Series X metro trains which Siemens Mobility is supplying to the Austrian capital’s transport operator Wiener Linien. In September 2017 Siemens Mobility beat Bombardier Transportation to win a contract to ...

  • PowerTech-Group-Building
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    ABB to expand portfolio with acquisition of PowerTech Converter

    2022-09-19T08:35:00Z

    GERMANY: ABB is to acquire PowerTech Converter, which supplies auxiliary power converters for light rail vehicle and metro train onboard systems such as HVAC, lighting, safety equipment, doors and battery charging. Acquired by corporate turnaround specialist Radial Capital Partners from Knorr-Bremse in 2019, PTC has its ...

  • Buenos Aires metro Line A
    Metro Report International

    Buenos Aires metro train overhaul

    2022-09-06T05:00:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires metro operator EMOVA has awarded Alstom a contract to overhaul five five-car trains over 19 months.

  • Kaohsiung Yellow Line map
    Metro Report International

    Kaohsiung Yellow Line rolling stock and railway systems contract awarded

    2022-09-01T15:16:00Z

    TAIWAN: Kaohsiung City Mass Rapid Transit Bureau has awarded a turnkey contract to provide rolling stock and railway systems for the MRT Yellow Line to a consortium of ST Engineering, Stadler and Siemens Mobility. The 22·91 km, Y-shaped Yellow Line will have one elevated and 22 ...

  • Tyne & Wear Metro new Stadler train (1)
    Metro Report International

    Tyne & Wear Metro trains rolled out

    2022-08-31T08:00:00Z

    UK: The first two of the 46 trainsets ordered for the Tyne & Wear Metro have been rolled out by Stadler in Switzerland. Following initial static and dynamic testing, they are to be sent to the Velim test track in the Czech ...

  • TMH St Petersburg metro train agreement
    Metro Report International

    St Petersburg to replace almost half its metro fleet

    2022-08-30T12:42:00Z

    RUSSIA: St Petersburg metro operator Petersburg Metropoliten has signed a 25-year agreement for the lease of 950 metro cars from the Transholdleasing subsidiary of rolling stock manufacturer TMH. The agreement signed on August 26 is valued at 242·6bn roubles. The six and eight-car sets comprising Type ...

  • Cairo Hyundai Rotem metro train order
    Metro Report International

    Local production included in Cairo metro train order

    2022-08-25T13:29:00Z

    EGYPT: The National Authority for Tunnels has formally awarded a joint venture of Hyundai Rotem and National Egyptian Railway Industries Co a US$563·2m contract to supply 40 trainsets totalling 320 cars to increase capacity on Cairo metro lines 2 and 3. The trains are to be delivered ...

  • Moscow Metro Line 11 (5)
    Metro Report International

    Moscow rolling stock loans

    2022-08-10T11:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: The government has approved a second loan for the purchase of rolling stock for urban and suburban rail services around Moscow. The two 15-year, 3% loans approved in October and July have a total value of 106·7bn roubles. The city government intends to use 49·7bn ...

  • Alstom metro train for Agra
    Metro Report International

    Agra metro train design revealed

    2022-08-09T14:57:00Z

    INDIA: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has unveiled the design of the trainsets which Alstom is to supply for Agra metro Line 1. In July 2020 state operator Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corp awarded Bombardier Transportation — now Alstom — a €245m combined contract to ...

  • MARTA Stadler metro train impression
    Metro Report International

    MARTA metro train HVAC contract

    2022-07-27T12:00:00Z

    USA: Wabtec is to supply heating, ventilation and air conditioning units for use on 56 four-car CQ400 metro trainsets which Stadler’s Salt Lake City factory is to build for Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. The order covers 112 cab HVAC units and 224 units for the ...

  • Athens metro Line 1 trains (Photo: STASY)
    Metro Report International

    Athens metro train refurbishment contract awarded

    2022-07-22T11:10:00Z

    GREECE: Operator STASY has awarded CAF a contract to refurbish 14 trainsets dating from 1983-85 which are in service on Athens metro Line 1. The 34-month project to extend the life of the five-car MAN/Siemens trainsets for a further 25 years has a €70m budget and ...

  • Bogota metro Line 1 train mockup (1)
    Metro Report International

    Bogotá metro train mock-up unveiled

    2022-07-22T05:00:00Z

    COLOMBIA: CRRC Changchun has unveiled a mock-up of the 30 driverless trainsets it is to supply for Bogotá metro Line 1. The six-car trainsets will be 145 m long and 2 900 mm wide and will be able to carry up to 1 800 passengers. ...

  • Mexico City Line 1 CRRC trainset (2)
    Metro Report International

    Mexico City Line 1 train unveiled

    2022-07-19T13:43:00Z

    MEXICO: The first of 29 trainsets which CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive is supplying as part of the modernisation of Mexico City metro Line 1 was rolled out on July 18. The event was marked by a hybrid ceremony in both Mexico and China, attended by the city’s ...

  • Kanpur metro train under construction (Photo: Alstom)
    Metro Report International

    Bhopal and Indore metro trains ordered

    2022-07-06T11:29:00Z

    INDIA: Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corp has awarded Alstom a contract to supply and maintain trainsets, communications-based train control and telecoms for the Bhopal and Indore metro projects. The €387m order announced on July 7 covers the supply of a total of 52 three-car Movia metro ...

  • NERIC agreement
    Metro Report International

    Egyptian rolling stock localisation agreement signed

    2022-06-16T05:00:00Z

    EGYPT: The National Egyptian Railway Industries Co joint venture has signed an agreement with Hyundai Rotem for the local assembly of 40 metro trains totalling 320 cars to be deployed on Cairo metro lines 2 and 3. NERIC said the localisation agreement signed when a delegation ...

  • Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation Toei Subway Mita Line Series 6500 train
    Metro Report International

    Toei Subway Series 6500 trains enter service

    2022-05-27T05:00:00Z

    JAPAN: Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation’s Series 6500 trainsets have begun entering service on the Toei Subway’s Mita Line between Nishi-Takashimadaira and Shirokane-Takanawa.

  • ua-Kyiv Metro head presents at IT-Trans May 2022 (1)
    Metro Report International

    Kyiv Metro seeks European help as it rejoins UITP

    2022-05-11T08:56:00Z

    UKRAINE: Kyiv Metropoliten needs help from the western European transport industry to modernise its technology and operating practices, despite the conflict with Russia, the municipal transport operator’s Head of Metro Viktor Braginskyi told the IT-Trans conference in Karlsruhe on May 10. Reflecting on his experience of ...

  • Berlin U-Bahn J and JK series cars in Stadler Pankow factory
    Metro Report International

    Berlin U-Bahn cars under construction

    2022-05-09T10:38:00Z

    GERMANY: The construction of eight pre-series Type J and JK trainsets for the Berlin U-Bahn has started at Stadler’s Pankow factory in the north of the city.

  • U-Bahn operator MVG took delivery of the first of 22 C2 trainsets ordered in July 2020.
    Metro Report International

    München orders more C2 U-Bahn trains

    2022-04-27T15:18:00Z

    GERMANY: Following a European tender München municipal utility company SWM has ordered a further 18 six-car Type C2 metro trains from Siemens Mobility. They are to be supplied from the Siemens Mobility factory in Wien in 2024-25, with the bogies produced at the company’s Graz plant. ...