Urban transport vehicles

  • Bonn CAF LRV impression (1)
    Metro Report International

    Bonn light rail vehicle contract awarded

    2022-05-23T12:47:00Z

    GERMANY: CAF has been awarded a contract to supply 22 high-floor light rail vehicles for operation in the Bonn area.

  • Mendoza Metrotranvía ex-San Diego LRV (4)
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    San Diego LRVs find new home in Argentina

    2022-05-19T12:24:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Mendoza’s Metrotranvía has taken delivery of the first three of up to 39 Siemens SD100 light rail vehicles which have been donated to the city by the US city of San Diego’s operator MTS. The LRVs forming MTS’s second generation fleet have been in service since ...

  • One of four trams which is Modertrans is to supply to Grudziądz has arrived in Łódź for dynamic testing and certification.
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    Grudziądz tram on test

    2022-05-17T05:00:00Z

    POLAND: One of four trams which is Modertrans is to supply to Grudziądz has arrived in Łódź for dynamic testing and certification. The trams are being supplied under a 23·3m złoty contract awarded in March 2021. They are part of the Moderus Beta low-floor family, adapted ...

  • Göteborg transport operator Västtrafik has awarded Škoda Group an €80m contract to overhaul 80 Type M31 trams.
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    Göteborg tram modernisation contract awarded

    2022-05-13T10:50:00Z

    SWEDEN: Göteborg transport operator Västtrafik has awarded Škoda Group an €80m contract to overhaul 80 Type M31 trams. The work to be undertaken at Škoda Ekova’s Ostrava site in 2022-27 includes replacing the doors, installing a wheelchair ramp, renewing braking systems, fitting cab air-conditioning, an internal ...

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

  • St Petersburg
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    St Petersburg tram order

    2022-05-03T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Sole bidder Sberbank Leasing has been awarded a 12·9bn rouble contract to supply 12 two-section and 42 three-section double and single-sided low-floor trams to St Petersburg. A specific model has not been announced, but the trams will have a ’retro’ styling. Deliveries are scheduled to ...

  • CAF tram in Granada
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    Granada light rail expansion gets underway

    2022-04-29T14:00:00Z

    SPAIN: Surveys have begun ahead of a call for tenders for construction of an extension to Granada’s light rail line, and an order for additional trams has been confirmed. Ayesa and Pontem Engineering Services are undertaking geotechnical surveys for the 4·6 km, six-stop southern extension between ...

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

  • Škoda Transportation trainset for the Warszawa metro
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    Warszawa metro train delivered

    2022-04-27T14:32:00Z

    POLAND: The first of 37 trainsets being built for the Warszawa metro by Škoda Transportation was delivered to the capital on April 25, ahead of dynamic testing and certification which is expected to be completed within three months. Part-funded by the EU, ...

  • Melbourne Alstom NGT G Class tram impression
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    Energy storage, accessibility and local content in Melbourne’s Next Generation Trams contract

    2022-04-21T10:58:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: Victoria’s Department of Transport has awarded Alstom a €700m framework contract to supply 100 G Class customised Flexity 2 trams to Melbourne from 2025. The agreement announced on April 21 includes 15 years of maintenance, which Alstom said would make it ’the biggest tram contract ...

  • Sao Paulo Line 17 BYD monorail (2)
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    São Paulo Line 17 monorail cars unveiled

    2022-04-19T08:00:00Z

    BRAZIL: Chinese manufacture BYD has unveiled the first monorail trainset for São Paulo Line 17 at its factory in Shenzhen. In April 2020, BYD SkyRail São Paulo and Metro do São Paulo signed a contract for the supply of 14 five-car trainsets, along with track components, ...

  • Tallinn Pesa Twist tram impression
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    Pesa wins Tallinn tram tender

    2022-04-14T08:33:00Z

    ESTONIA: Pesa has been named the winner of a €50m contract to supply up to 23 trams to Tallinn from the second half of 2024. The contract is due to be signed in May. The trams will be based on the Polish manufacturer’s Twist family; the ...

  • PK TS Bogatyr (Photo: Vladimir Waldin)
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    PK TS awarded St Petersburg tram contract

    2022-04-14T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: The St Petersburg municipal government has directly awarded PK TS an 11·6bn rouble contract to supply trams. The order confirmed on April 8 covers 23 two-section 71-923M Bogatyr-M and 58 three-section 71-931M Vityaz-M trams in both single and double-ended versions for delivery from September 2022 ...

  • West Midlands Metro
    Metro Report International

    Commonwealth Games target for restoring full West Midlands Metro tram service

    2022-04-13T12:04:00Z

    UK: West Midlands Mayor Andy Street tells Metro Report International that he has met CAF CEO Javier Martínez Ojinaga to discuss the discovery of cracks on Birmingham’s trams.

  • Paris Metro Line 11 Alstom MP14 rubber-tyred trainset (3)
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    MP14 trainsets tested on Paris Line 11 extension

    2022-04-08T11:15:00Z

    FRANCE: Test running with new five-car MP14 rubber-tyred trainsets has started on the eastern extension of Paris metro Line 11, transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités and operator RATP announced on April 6. The new sets for Line 11 are the third batch of MP14 stock to be ...

  • Catania_Agatha_01
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    Agatha trainset enters service in Catania

    2022-04-08T05:00:00Z

    ITALY: The first CT1 Agatha trainset produced by Titagarh Firema for the Catania metro entered revenue service on April 1. Styled by Pininfarina, the two-car units have been branded Agatha, after the city’s locally-born patron saint who is invoked against eruptions of ...

  • București Imperio tram at factory (6)
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    București tram delivery ahead of schedule

    2022-03-31T05:00:00Z

    ROMANIA: The first of 100 Imperio trams being built for the București network is nearing completion at the Astra Vagoane Călători factory in Arad, and is now expected to be delivered in early June. The trams were ordered ...

  • jp-Yokohama-Series4000-1-KMiura
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    Yokohama unveils Series 4000 metro trains

    2022-03-30T14:49:00Z

    JAPAN: The first of eight Series 4000 trains being supplied to operate on the Yokohama Municipal Subway’s Blue Line was unveiled at Kaminagaya depot on March 30.

  • Limmattalbahn light rail vehicle delivered (2)
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    Limmattalbahn light rail vehicle delivered

    2022-03-29T12:44:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Aargau Verkehr has taken delivery of the first of eight Stadler Tramlink Be6/8 light rail vehicles for the Limmattalbahn project to the west of Zürich. The metre gauge LRVs were procured jointly with Baselland Transport. They are 44·3 m long, with ...