Urban transport vehicles – Page 4

  • Korea Railroad Research Institute has developed a train which can remove fine dust from metro tunnels to improve the air quality for passengers.
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    Tunnel dust collection train designed to clear the air

    2023-09-29T05:00:00Z

    SOUTH KOREA: Korea Railroad Research Institute has developed a train which can remove fine dust from metro tunnels to improve the air quality for passengers. The train was unveiled at KRRI’s research centre in Osong on August 31, at an event which included representatives of 50 ...

  • Maryland metro train
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    Next-generation Baltimore metro car unveiled

    2023-09-28T11:00:00Z

    USA: Maryland Transit Administration has unveiled the first of 78 metro cars being supplied by Hitachi Rail to replace the existing fleet on the Baltimore Metro Subway Link. MTA said on September 14 that the new vehicles would represent ‘a significant leap forward in our mission ...

  • Chelyabinsk tram
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    Chelyabinsk orders more trams

    2023-09-28T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Sole bidder UKVZ has won a contract to supply 11 fully low-floor single-section trams to Chelyabinsk at a maximum price of 814m roubles. The first seven cars, expected to be Type 71-628-01 vehicles, are to be delivered by November 1, and the remainder by May ...

  • Sarajevo Stadler Tango NF3 tram at Trako (1)
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    New-build tram for Sarajevo unveiled

    2023-09-20T15:32:00Z

    BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: The first of 15 Tango NF3 trams that Stadler is to supply to Sarajevo was unveiled at the 15th Trako International Railway Fair in the Polish city of Gdańsk on September 20.

  • Bozankaya has delivered the first of seven domestically-developed four-car driverless trainsets for the Gebze metro.
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    Bozankaya delivers its first driverless metro trainset

    2023-09-18T05:00:00Z

    TURKEY: Bozankaya has delivered the first of seven domestically-developed four-car driverless trainsets for the Gebze metro. It was handed over on September 1 in the presence of Minister of Transport & Infrastructure Abdulkadir Uraloğlu, who described it as the ‘first Turkish driverless metro train’, with 63% ...

  • CRRC Zhuzhou has unveiled the first of nine light rail vehicles it is supplying for the Xochimilco line in the southern outskirts of Mexico City u
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    Xochimilco light rail vehicle unveiled

    2023-09-14T11:00:00Z

    MEXICO: China’s CRRC Zhuzhou has unveiled the first of nine light rail vehicles it is supplying for the Xochimilco line in the southern outskirts of Mexico City under a €33m contract. Each two-car 750 V DC LRV will have a capacity of 483 passengers. ...

  • Torino Hitachi Rail tram (3)
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    Torino trams begin entering service

    2023-09-12T11:00:00Z

    ITALY: The first of 70 trams which Hitachi Rail’s Napoli plant is supplying to Torino transport operator GTT entered service on September 11, following an official unveiling by the mayor the previous week The trams have been ordered under a May 2020 framework agreement. A €63·4m ...

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    Osijek orders Končar KEV trams

    2023-09-11T11:00:00Z

    CROATIA: City transport operator GPP Osijek has ordered 10 low-floor trams from Končar KEV. The contract signed on September 6 is worth €25m, of which €20m is coming from the 2021-26 National Recovery & Resilience Plan. The three-section trams will be 20·8 m long with a ...

  • Samara trams
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    Samara tram deliveries begin

    2023-09-06T11:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Belarusian manufacturer BKM has delivered the first three of 12 T811 trams for use in the city of Samara. The trams are being leased from Sberbank Leasing under a seven-year agreement worth 1·1bn roubles. The fully low-floor single-section cars have a maximum speed of 60 ...

  • Luas.
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    Dublin and Cork tram orders planned

    2023-09-05T05:00:00Z

    IRELAND: Rail and road project agency Transport Infrastructure Ireland is drawing up plans to begin replacing Dublin’s tram fleet and procure vehicles for future Irish light rail lines. Dublin’s 44 km Luas tram network has a fleet of 81 Alstom Citadis trams ordered in four tranches ...

  • København tram delivery 2
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    København tram delivered

    2023-09-04T13:00:00Z

    DENMARK: Siemens Mobility has delivered the first of 29 trams for the Hovedstadens Letbane orbital light rail line which is under construction in København. The tram arrived at the depot in Glostrup on the night of August 23, following testing at the Wildenrath centre in Germany ...

  • Alstom India delivers first trainset for Indore metro
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    First Indore metro train delivered

    2023-09-01T15:55:00Z

    INDIA: Alstom has delivered the first of 52 trainsets it is to supply for the Bhopal and Indore metros. Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corp undertook a combined procurement for the two metro projects, awarding Alstom a €387m contract in July 2022 which covers the supply of ...

  • KVSZ metro train impression
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    KVSZ wins Kyiv metro train order

    2023-09-01T05:00:00Z

    UKRAINE: Kryukovsky Railway Car Building Works announced on August 25 that it had won a €79·2m tender for the supply of 10 five-car metro trainsets to Kyiv. KVSZ said that the price was approved by Kyiv Metro’s tender committee and a loan agreed with EBRD. The ...

  • Santiago de los Caballeros monorail impression
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    Santiago de los Caballeros monorail contract awarded

    2023-08-29T13:13:00Z

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Public transport development agency SITRAM has selected the SIF consortium of Alstom and Sofratesa to supply railway systems and rolling stock for the elevated monorail under construction in Santiago de los Caballeros. The 13·2 km line between Cienfuegos in the northwest of the country’s ...

  • Vancouver MkV SkyTrain on test (3)
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    Vancouver’s MkV SkyTrain cars on test

    2023-08-28T11:00:00Z

    CANADA: The first of the MkV trainsets for Vancouver’s SkyTrain automated light metro are on test at Alstom’s factory in Kingston, Ontario. In December 2020 transport agency TransLink awarded what was then Bombardier Transportation a C$722·6m contract to supply 205 cars as part of the Expo ...

  • Lipetsk UKVZ tram delivery
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    Trams delivered for Lipetsk PPP modernisation programme

    2023-08-24T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Tram manufacturer UKVZ has delivered the first two of 46 vehicles being supplied to Lipetsk as a part of a project to upgrade and expand the network. The modernisation is being undertaken by Movista Regions under a 20-year PPP agreement signed in 2022. State development ...

  • The first of six additional Metropolis trainsets supplied by Alstom entered service from July 28 on Singapore’s North East Line.
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    Singapore’s North East Line fleet grows

    2023-08-17T11:00:00Z

    SINGAPORE: The first of six additional Metropolis trainsets supplied by Alstom entered service from July 28 on Singapore’s North East Line. The six-car trains will increase the North East Line fleet from 43 to 49; all six are due to be in traffic by the end ...

  • CAF Urbos tram on test in Lisboa
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    CAF trams on test in Lisboa

    2023-08-16T11:00:00Z

    PORTUGAL: Lisboa bus and tram operator Carris has begun testing and driver training with its first new trams for 28 years.

  • Augsburg GT6M tram
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    Zagreb buys Augsburg trams

    2023-08-15T11:00:00Z

    CROATIA: Zagreb transport operator ZET has bought 11 secondhand trams from Stadtwerke Augsburg for a total of €2·1m.

  • Augsburg Stadler tram delivery (Photo: SWA/Annika Heim)
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    Augsburg tram arrives despite war and pestilence

    2023-08-10T05:00:00Z

     GERMANY: The first of 11 Stadler Tramlink trams has been delivered to Augsburg, following production delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the Russian war against Ukraine.