Operations & services – Page 6

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    Rhein-Ruhr S-Bahn tendering dispute settled


    GERMANY: An out-of-court settlement has been reached over the decision by Rhein-Ruhr transport authority VRR to cancel a contract for Keolis to operate S-Bahn Rhein-Ruhr services. Details of the agreement announced on December 10 were not disclosed. In July 2016 VRR awarded Keolis the Lot ...

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    Keolis operating contract terminated because of driver shortage


    VRR is to directly award incumbent DB Regio a contract to continue to run the services (Photo: DB) GERMANY: Rhein-Ruhr transport VRR has decided to terminate a contract for Keolis to operate two S-Bahn services from December, and will instead directly award incumbent DB Regio an ...

  • The Métropole Mobilité Aix-en-Provence transport network includes 26 bus routes.
    Metro Report International

    Open payment coming to Aix-en-Provence as operating contract renewed


    FRANCE: The Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis has renewed its contract with Keolis to operate the Métropole Mobilité Aix-en-Provence transport network. The contract announced on July 3 lasts for nine years from November 4. Keolis has operated the network since 2012. It is made up of 26 bus routes including a bus ...

  • Bombardier Transportation is to operate and maintain the SFO AirTrain automated peoplemover at San Francisco International Airport.
    Metro Report International

    SFO AirTrain operating contract awarded


    USA: The City & County of San Francisco has awarded Bombardier Transportation a new contract to operate and maintain the SFO AirTrain automated peoplemover at San Francisco International Airport. The contract is worth $220m over 10 years, and has an option for an additional five years. Bombardier supplied the SFO ...

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    Metro Report International

    Accessibility and sustainability at the heart of Berlin transport plan


    GERMANY: The Senate of the Land of Berlin on February 26 issued a 2019-23 transport plan, with accessibility and emissions reduction key components. As well as the bus, tram, U-Bahn and ferry networks operated by municipal company BVG, the plan also addresses multimodal transport investment and integration with the ...

  • Stuttgart is to receive 58 more Class 430 EMUs (Photo: DB/Wolfgang Klee).
    Metro Report International

    Extra Stuttgart S-Bahn EMUs will support ATO project


    GERMANY: The Stuttgart regional government has approved the purchase of 58 four-car Class 430 electric multiple-units and the installation of ETCS Level 2 and automatic train operation on the entire S-Bahn fleet. Trains from the €421·8m order are to be delivered by 2022. The Land of Baden-Württemberg is ...

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    Metro Report International

    Mumbai monorail operating contract terminated


    INDIA: Citing a ‘failure to perform and fulfil contractual obligations’, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has taken over operation of the Mumbai monorail after terminating the contact held by the LTSE joint venture of Larsen & Toubro Ltd and Scomi Engineering. MMRDA insisted that services would continue to run ...

  • The greater Nancy metropolitan council has selected Keolis as the winner of a contract to operate its Star urban transport network.

    Keolis wins Nancy public transport operating contract


    FRANCE: The greater Nancy metropolitan council has selected Keolis as the winner of a contract to operate its Star urban transport network for six years from January 1 2019. Keolis said the contract covering bus, electric shuttle, transport on demand, transport for passengers with reduced mobility and park-and-ride facilities across ...

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    Orléans renews Keolis operating contract


    FRANCE: Transport authority Orléans Métropole renewed its contract with Keolis to operate and maintain the city’s Tao public transport network on November 15. The six-year contract running from January 1 2019 is expected to generate revenue of €395m. Keolis plans to introduce an on-demand transport service, as well as ...

  • On October 25 Sheffield Supertram inaugurated tram-train services running over Network Rail tracks to Rotherham.

    Tram-train service to Rotherham launched


    UK: Passengers aboard the 10.35 departure from Rotherham Parkgate on October 25 made history as they rode the first tram-train in revenue service in the UK. Opening of the Sheffield – Rotherham tram-train route marks the culmination of a pilot programme more than a decade in ...