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  • ua Kharkiv metro CRRC Tangshan train impression
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    CRRC wins Kharkiv metro train contract

    2020-06-08T10:52:00Z

    UKRAINE: Chinese manufacturer CRRC Tangshan has been selected as the winner of a contract to supply eight five-car trainsets for the Kharkiv metro. Scheduled for delivery in 2022, the trains will be 96·7 m long and 2 700 mm wide with a maximum speed of 80 ...

  • PC Transport Systems has announced plans to build a narrow gauge tram, saying the 71-921 Corsair, which it expects to unveil later this year, would be the first series-produced Russian tram for 1 000 mm gauge networks since 1937.
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    Metre-gauge tram under development

    2020-06-08T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: PC Transport Systems has announced plans to build a narrow gauge tram, saying the 71-921 Corsair, which it expects to unveil later this year, would be the first series-produced Russian tram for 1 000 mm gauge networks since 1937. ‘We decided ...

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    Baku metro train arrives

    2020-06-04T05:00:00Z

    AZERBAIJAN: Baku Metropoliten has taken delivery of the first of a further 12 five-car Type 81-765.4B/766.4B metro trainsets which were ordered from Metrowagonmash last October for delivery in 2020-23. The trainsets from the manufacturer’s Moskva family have full-width gangways, wide doors ...

  • The trams for the Wonsan-Kalma Beach Resort are being built at the Kim Chong-t’ae Electric Locomotive Works in Pyongyang
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    Tramway under construction at North Korean beach resort

    2020-06-03T07:00:00Z

    NORTH KOREA: A tram line is reported to be under construction at the Wonsan-Kalma Beach Resort which is being developed on the east coast. The trams are being built at the Kim Chong-t’ae Electric Locomotive Works in Pyongyang and are thought to be of 1 000 ...

  • de Berlin tram Bombardier Flexity Berlin
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    2020-05-27T05:00:00Z

    Bombardier Transportation has delivered the 200th Flexity Berlin tram to operator BVG, which has so far ordered a total of 231 in four variants. ‘The Flexity Berlin tram was developed in close co-operation with BVG. The result is a reliable, air-conditioned and barrier-free accessible tram ...

  • fi Tampere's first tram has been delivered (Photo: Pasi Tiitola, Tampere Tramway)
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    Tampere’s first tram delivered for testing

    2020-05-26T13:08:00Z

    FINLAND: The first of 19 ForCity Smart Artic trams to operate the future Tampere tram network was delivered to the city by Škoda Transtech on May 25. Zdeněk Majer, board member of parent company Škoda Transportation, said the bidirectional 100% low-floor trams were a ‘modern, technically proven’ ...

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    UKVZ trams delivered to Novokuznetsk

    2020-05-26T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: The first three of seven 71-623-04 trams ordered by the city of Novokuznetsk were delivered by UKVZ on May 17. The city placed an 378m rouble order in October for the single-section partially low-floor trams, as well as for two 71-142 Phoenix articulated trams, ...

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    Kazan metro train delivered

    2020-05-25T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Kazan metro operator Metroelektrotrans has taken delivery of an additional four-car metro trainset which it ordered from Transmashholding subsidiary Metrowagonmash in October 2019 to augment its fleet. The Type 81-765.4K/766.4K trainset is formed of two motored driving cars and unpowered intermediate ...

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    Driverless metro train delivered to Taiyuan

    2020-05-22T13:20:00Z

    CHINA: CRRC Dalian has delivered the of 24 six-car Type A trainsets equipped for GoA4 unattended automatic operation on the future Taiyuan metro Line 2, which is nearing completion for opening this year. The 23·6 km Line 2 will cross the city from north to south ...

  • at Wiener Lokalbahnen Bombardier LRV interior impression (2)
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    Wiener Lokalbahnen reveals LRV interior design

    2020-05-19T09:00:00Z

    AUSTRIA: Wiener Lokalbahnen has unveiled the interior design for the 18 TW500 bidirectional low-floor light rail vehicles it has ordered from Bombardier Transportation for use on the 27 km Badner Bahn interurban line under a 2018 contract with options for up to 16 more. Developed ...

  • The metro Line 6 rolling stock was signed by  Dhaka Mass Transit Co, Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Mitsubishi.
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    Dhaka metro construction continues

    2020-05-19T08:08:00Z

    BANGLADESH: Dhaka Mass Transit Co has given the go-ahead for production of three more trainsets for the capital’s first metro line, although the planned delivery of the first set in June has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The 24 six-car trainsets for 1·5 kV DC operation ...

  • Torino city transport operator GTT has finalised a framework agreement for Hitachi Rail to supply up to 70 trams.
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    Torino looks to the future with Hitachi Rail tram order

    2020-05-18T08:45:00Z

    ITALY: ‘This is great news that bring us into the future’, said GTT Chief Executive Giovanni Foti, announcing that the Torino city transport operator had finalised a framework agreement for Hitachi Rail to supply up to 70 trams, with a firm order for an initial 30 vehicles. ...

  • Uraltransmash has begin trials with its Type 71-418 tram design in Yekaterinburg.
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    Uraltransmash tests domestically-developed tram

    2020-05-18T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Uraltransmash has begin trials with its Type 71-418 tram design in Yekaterinburg. The Type 71-418 was unveiled at the INNOPROM exhibition last year, and has been entirely developed and manufactured in Russia. The three-section 100% low-floor vehicle is 27·8 m long with a capacity ...

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    Tramino II enters service in Braunschweig

    2020-05-15T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Braunschweig city transport operator BSVG has put the first of seven Tramino II trams into regular service. ‘We are very happy that our fleet is now even more modern’, said Managing Director Jörg Reincke on May 6, noting that the fleet ...

  • Plzen University tram stop (Photo: PMDP)
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    EVO2 tram fleets expand

    2020-05-11T05:00:00Z

    CZECH REPUBLIC: Plzeň city transport authority PMDP has ordered another five Type EVO2 trams from Krnovské Opravny a Strojírny for delivery by the end of the year The order confirmed on April 24 has been placed within a KC524m framework contract for up to 16 trams ...

  • A framework agreement for the supply up to 60 Tango Kraków Lajkonik II trams worth SFr120m was signed by city transport operator MPK Kraków and Stadler
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    Self-powered variant included in Kraków’s latest tram order

    2020-05-05T05:00:00Z

    POLAND: A framework agreement for the supply up to 60 Tango Kraków Lajkonik II trams worth SFr120m was signed by city transport operator MPK Kraków and Stadler on April 29, along with two initial firm orders for 10 and 25 vehicles for delivery in mid-2023. Two ...

  • Tianshui opened a light rail line on May 1, running west from the mainline station to Wulipu.
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    Tianshui tramway opened

    2020-05-04T13:09:00Z

    CHINA: Gansu province’s second city Tianshui opened a light rail line on May 1, running west from the mainline station to Wulipu. The 12·9 km line built by China Railway Signal & Communications Group runs on segregated alignment along the north bank of the Wei and Jei ...

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    Istanbul airport metro train contract awarded

    2020-04-28T15:56:00Z

    TURKEY: The Ministry of Transport Infrastructure has awarded CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co a contract to supply 176 metro cars for Istanbul Line M11, which will serve the city’s new airport. CRRC Zhuzhou was the sole qualified bidder for the tender which was opened on ...

  • pl Gorzów Wielkopolski Pesa tram
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    Testing starts on modernised tramway

    2020-04-27T06:00:00Z

    POLAND: Testing running has started on the 12·2 km tram network in Gorzów Wielkopolski, which has been closed since October 1 2017 to enable an extensive modernisation to be undertaken. The 225m złoty modernisation programme is being supported from the national budget (160m złoty) and the European ...

  • us Siemens Mobility S700 LRV
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    Sacramento orders low-floor light rail vehicles

    2020-04-23T14:32:00Z

    USA: Sacramento Regional Transit District has decided to replace its fleet of ageing high-floor light rail vehicles with low-floor cars to be supplied by local manufacturer Siemens Mobility Inc. SacRT’s first order for new rolling stock in 20 years covers 20 S700 vehicles together with spare parts ...