Australia: The first four of 59 Siemens Combino trams (RG 4.02 p178) ordered by M>Tram were put into service on the Melbourne University - Glen Iris Route 6 on November 30.

China: Siemens and Nanjing Research Institute of Electronic Technology are to supply Sicas interlocking and LZB 700M continuous ATC for the first 39 km metro line in Nanjing, opening in 2005.

Czech Republic: Praha Transport was to reopen metro Line A on December 16, after four months of repairs to flood-damaged infrastructure (RG 10.02 p621). Staromestsk