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  • Milwaukee streetcar L Line
    Metro Report International

    Sundays-only streetcar route opens in Milwaukee


    USA: A limited preview service on Line L of The Hop streetcar network in Milwaukee was launched on October 29. The partly catenary-free Line L operates in a figure of eight. This uses a newly constructed 1·2 km single-track loop with three stops, one of which ...

  • FEG service RB82 from Freiberg to Holzhau (Photo VMS, Brumm)

    Freiberg – Holzhau operating contract awarded


    GERMANY: Mittelsachsen transport authority VMS has awarded incumbent Freiberger Eisenbahn a new contact to continue to operate passenger services RB82 from Freiberg to Holzhau. The contract with Transdev subsidiary FEG runs from June 2024 to December 2036 and will include efforts to increase tourist traffic ...

  • Roslagsbanan Stadler X15p EMU (Photo Region Stockholm)

    Narrow gauge commuter trains enter service in Stockholm


    SWEDEN: Custom-designed Stadler X15p electric multiple-units have begun entering passenger service on Stockholm’s Roslagsbanan, the first new trains on the 891 mm gauge suburban line for around 30 years.

  • Transdev Wellington EMU

    Wellington train operating contract extended


    NEW ZEALAND: Greater Wellington Regional Council has extended Transdev’s contract to operate local passenger trains under the Metlink brand until July 3 2031. Transdev has operated the services since 2016, carrying more than 1·3 million passengers/year on 2 000 services/week. It runs 3·22 million train-km/year on ...

  • Müngstener bridge (Photo: Ffilibgigli/Pixabay)

    Transdev Rhein-Ruhr wins S7 operating contract


    GERMANY: Transport authority VRR has awarded Transdev Rhein-Ruhr a contract to operate Wuppertal – Remscheid – Solingen passenger service S7 for five years from December 2023, with an option for a further three years. S7 services totalling 1·47 million train km-year run every 20 min and ...

  • Roslagsbanan

    Stockholm narrow gauge suburban services transfer to Transdev


    SWEDEN: Transdev took over from Arriva as operator of Stockholm’s 891 mm gauge Roslagsbanan suburban network on April 15. The operating contract awarded by regional transport authority Storstockholms Lokaltrafik runs for 12 years and has a total value of around SKr4bn. ‘We have been preparing for ...

  • Hydrogen pilot project train leasing agreement signed

    Hydrogen pilot project train leasing agreement signed


    GERMANY: Transdev subsidiary Bayerische Regiobahn has signed an agreement to lease a prototype Mireo Plus H hydrogen fuel cell-powered multiple unit from Siemens Mobility for trials in Bayern. The contract signed on March 15 is a follow-up to the letter of intent which was signed in ...

  • Alstom is to supply 16 eight-car Omneo Premium electric multiple-units for the Marseille – Toulon – Nice TER services which Transdev is to operate under contract to Région Sud from summer 2025.

    Trains with a sea view ordered for Marseille – Nice concession


    FRANCE: Alstom is to supply 16 eight-car Omneo Premium electric multiple-units for the Marseille – Toulon – Nice TER services which Transdev is to operate under contract to Région Sud from summer 2025. Transdev beat bids from incumbent operator SNCF and Trenitalia’s ...

  • Grand Paris train impression
    Metro Report International

    Grand Paris Express appoints shadow operator


    FRANCE: Following an international tender, Société du Grand Paris and transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités have appointed a consortium of Transamo, Transdev and Strides International as shadow operator for the capital’s driverless metro network. The contract covers lines 15, 16, 17 and 18, which are scheduled to ...

  • de Bayerische Oberlandbahn DMU (1)

    Alpha Trains acquires DMUs in sale and leaseback deal


    GERMANY: Leasing company Alpha Trains has acquired 22 Alstom Coradia Lint 54 two-car diesel multiple-units from Transdev in a sale and lease-back transaction, and is to acquire a further nine identical units directly from the manufacturer. The DMUs are to be used by Transdev subsidiary Bayerische Oberlandbahn ...

  • Stadler is to supply custom-designed electric multiple-units for the 891 mm gauge Roslagbanan.

    Transdev wins Roslagsbanan operating contract


    SWEDEN: Transdev Sverige AB has been selected as the next operator of the capital’s 891 mm gauge Roslagsbanan suburban network, the Stockholm region’s Transport Commission announced on May 12. Six groups had bid for the 12-year contract with regional transport authority Storstockholms Lokaltrafik, including incumbent Arriva Sverige, ...