All Urban transport vehicles articles – Page 7

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    Hitachi to supply trams to Torino


    ITALY: Torino transport operator GTT has selected Hitachi Rail SpA as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 30 trams. Hitachi beat four other bidders to win the €63·4m contract, which is expected to be signed by the start of October. The value includes €1·1m for ...

  • MPK Kraków is purchasing 15 more Tramino Kraków trams.
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    Stadler sole bidder for Kraków tram contract


    POLAND: MPK Kraków announced on September 17 that it had received one bid for a contract to supply up to 60 low-floor trams. The sole bidder was a consortium of Stadler Polska and Stadler Środa, whose bid of 619·3m złoty was above MPK’s estimate of 554·7m złoty. ...

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    First Odyssey-Max tram unveiled


    Photo: Alexander Velmozhko UKRAINE: Odesa tram operator Odesmiskelektrotrans presented a three-section version of an Odyssey-branded tram on September 17. Branded Odyssey-Max, the 30 m long unidirectional vehicle comprises three sections, of which the central section has a low floor. It has capacity for 250 passengers ...

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    New York MTA proposes ‘largest ever’ capital plan


    Photo: Gregory Grice USA: New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced its 2020-24 Capital Plan on September 16. The proposed $51·5bn investment is 70% more than the current five-year plan, making it the largest capital plan in MTA history, according to the authority. The investment is to be ...

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    PK TS selected for two Tatarstan tram orders


    RUSSIA: PK TS has been selected as preferred bidder to supply fully low-floor trams to two cities in the Republic of Tatarstan. Naberezhnye Chelny is to receive five trams for 135m roubles by the end of November. An order for five trams to Nizhnekamsk is to ...

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    First Lionet tram arrives in Ulan-Ude


    RUSSIA: PK TS delivered the first of 15 Lionet trams to Ulan-Ude on September 4. The tram left the company’s St Petersburg factory on August 28. Ulan-Ude became the launch customer for series-built Lionet vehicles when it awarded sole bidder PK TS a 498m rouble contract ...

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    Solaris to supply 50 buses to Vy Buss


    SWEDEN: Operator Vy Buss has awarded Solaris a contract to supply 50 buses, the manufacturer announced on September 3. Eight Urbino 12 electric buses fitted 200 kWh Solaris High Energy batteries are to be delivered in the first quarter of 2022. These will have 28 seats ...

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    ​Shanghai driverless metro train unveiled


    CHINA: The first of 49 driverless trains to operate on Shanghai metro Line 14 was officially rolled out by CRRC Nanjing Puzhen on September 3. The eight-car Type A trainsets are equipped with Bombardier’s Mitrac propulsion and control systems, being supplied by the Bombardier NUG Propulsion ...

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    ​Bern orders Stadler trams


    SWITZERLAND: Bern transport authority Bernmobil has selected Stadler to supply its next generation of trams, placing a framework contract for up to 50 vehicles and a firm order for 27. Bernmobil had invited tenders in October 2018 for 20 new trams with an option for 30, ...

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    First battery trolleybus delivered to Salzburg


    AUSTRIA: Swiss manufacturer Hess delivered the first of 15 battery trolleybuses that it is supplying to Salzburg AG to the operator’s depot on August 27. The vehicle travelled to Salzburg on a low-loader. Salzburg AG ordered 15 battery trolleybuses for €15·3m, with deliveries to be completed ...

  • The first of seven Tramino II vehicles on order for Braunschweiger Verkehrs-GmbH arrived in Braunschweig on August 22.
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    First Tramino II arrives in Braunschweig


    GERMANY: The first of seven Tramino II vehicles on order for Braunschweiger Verkehrs-GmbH arrived in Braunschweig on August 22 following a three-day road journey from Stadler’s Siedlce factory in Poland. In June 2017 BSVG ordered seven Tramino II trams from a joint venture of Stadler Pankow and Solaris. ...

  • Dresden transport authority DVB signed a contract for Bombardier Transportation to supply 30 Flexity trams on August 22.
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    Bombardier wins contract to supply 30 trams to Dresden


    GERMANY: Dresden transport authority DVB signed a contract for Bombardier Transportation to supply 30 Flexity trams on August 22. Bombardier beat eight other bidders to win the €197m contract, which includes maintenance of the vehicles for 24 years under Bombardier’s FlexCare programme. There is an option to extend ...

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    Berlin U-Bahn fleet renewal on hold


    GERMANY: Plans to order up to 1 500 metro cars for the Berlin U-Bahn network have been put on hold, following a further legal challenge to the procurement, operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe announced on August 19. BVG had selected Stadler Pankow as preferred bidder for the contract to replace ...

  • Alstom is to supply a fleet of C-series EMUs for the Transperth network.
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    Alstom to supply next generation of EMUs to Perth


    AUSTRALIA: Public Transport Authority of Western Australia announced on August 19 that it had selected Alstom Transport Australia as preferred bidder to supply the next generation of electric multiple-units to operate on the Transperth network serving the state capital. Details of the A$1·6bn contract are expected to be ...

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    Titagarh Firema wins Pune metro train contract


    INDIA: Titagarh Firema has won a contract to supply 51 two-car trainsets for the Pune metro project, Housing & Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra announced on August 14. The aluminium-bodied trainsets will be assembled in India and will run on the two lines being developed in Pune. ...

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    CRRC metro train enters service in Boston


    USA: The first trainset that CRRC is supplying for the Boston Orange Line entered passenger service on August 14. In 2014, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority awarded CRRC MA a contract to supply 152 cars for the Orange Line and 132 cars the Red Line. This was followed by ...

  • Hyundai Rotem is to supply six eight-car trainsets to operate on Cairo metro Line 2.
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    Hyundai Rotem and Socofer sign Cairo metro contracts


    EGYPT: The Ministry of Transport signed contracts on August 6 for the supply of rolling stock and track maintenance machines to operate on Cairo metro Line 2. Hyundai Rotem announced in January that it is to supply six eight-car trainsets with a maximum speed of 80 km/h. Deliveries ...

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    Solaris wins Venezia battery bus contract


    ITALY: Bus operator ACTV Venezia has awarded Solaris Bus & Coach a €20m contract to supply 30 battery buses and charging infrastructure, the manufacturer announced on August 12. The Urbino 12 buses are to replace the diesel fleets currently operating on the islands of Lido and Pellestrina. Two ...

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    Jerusalem Green Line concession awarded


    ISRAEL: The TransJerusalem J-Net consortium of CAF and Shapir has been awarded a PPP concession to build and operate the Green Line tram project in Jerusalem. TransJerusalem J-Net beat a bid from a consortium of Shikun & Binui, Egged, CRRC, Comsa, Efatec and MPK. As well as ...

  • Bombardier is to supply Innovia 300 monorail trainsets for the two lines being developed in Cairo.
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    Cairo monorail contract signed


    EGYPT: A design, build and operate contract for two driverless monorail lines serving Cairo was signed by the National Authority for Tunnels and a consortium of Bombardier Transportation, Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors on August 5. The consortium was named preferred bidder in May for the contract, which ...