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  • The first completed electric multiple-unit for the future Léman Express cross-border regional passenger service between Genève in Switzerland and destinations in France was unveiled at Alstom’s Reichshoffen factory.
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    Léman Express cross-border EMU unveiled

    2019-04-12T07:00:00Z

    EUROPE: The first completed Alstom electric multiple-unit for the Léman Express cross-border regional passenger service between Genève in Switzerland and destinations in France was unveiled at the manufacturer's Reichshoffen factory on April 10. SNCF has ordered 17 EMUs from Alstom’s Coradia Polyvalent family, known as Régiolis by the operator. The ...

  • Wiesbaden transport operator ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft has ordered 56 Mercedes‑Benz eCitaro battery electric buses.
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    Mercedes-Benz electric buses ordered for Wiesbaden

    2019-04-11T13:06:08Z

    GERMANY: Wiesbaden transport operator ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft has ordered 56 Mercedes‑Benz eCitaro battery electric buses. The contract announced on April 10 includes the supply of chargers and other depot infrastructure. The first 10 buses are due to arrive this year, with the remainder following in 2020. The first 15 will ...

  • Queensland has awarded Bombardier Transportation a A$361m contract to undertake modifications to improve the accessibility of the 75 EMUs being supplied under the New Generation Rollingstock programme.
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    New Generation Rollingstock accessibility modification contract awarded

    2019-04-09T06:00:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: The government of Queensland has awarded Bombardier Transportation a A$361m contract to undertake modifications to improve the accessibility of the 75 electric multiple-units which are being introduced to the southeast Queensland rail network under the New Generation Rollingstock programme. The modified trains are expected to re-enter service from 2020 ...

  • Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein has ordered 16 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses.
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    Hamburg-Holstein becomes next eCitaro customer

    2019-04-04T15:02:39Z

    GERMANY: Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein has ordered 16 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses. Deliveries under the contract announced on April 4 are due to take place at the end of 2019. The buses will have three sets of double doors, a multi-function area and USB charging ports. They will be equipped with ...

  • Tatra-Yug is supplying 10 trams to Kyiv under a contract signed in December 2018.
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    Tatra-Yug tram presented in Kyiv

    2019-04-04T13:10:54Z

    UKRAINE: Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko and Deputy Mayor Dmytro Davtyan officially inaugurated a Tatra-Yug tram for the city on April 2. On December 18 operator Kyivpastrans signed a 428·9m hryvnia contract with Tatra-Yug for the supply of 10 trams to replace some of the current fleet operating on the ...

  • Stadler is to undertake the work at its factory in Siedlce.
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    Stadler wins Łódź suburban EMU lengthening contract

    2019-04-03T07:10:00Z

    POLAND: Łódź suburban rail operator Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna has signed an agreement with Stadler Polska to lengthen 10 of its Flirt electric multiple-units. The 68·5m złoty contract announced on April 2 includes an extension of Stadler’s maintenance activities until 2029. Each of the two-car EMUs will gain a 16 ...

  • Stadler has signed a contract to supply Bogestra with six light rail vehicles and to modernise 25 older vehicles.
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    Stadler wins further Bochum light rail vehicle order

    2019-04-02T09:20:25Z

    GERMANY: Bochum-Gelsenkirchen transport operator Bogestra has signed a contract with Stadler for the supply of six light rail vehicles for use on Route U35 in Bochum. The contract, announced by Stadler on April 2, also covers modernisation of Bogestra’s existing fleet of 25 B80D LRVs supplied by Düwag in the ...

  • The appearance of the trains to be supplied for Montréal's Réseau Express Métropolitain automated light metro project has been revealed by the Alstom-led Groupe PMM consortium.
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    Bridge-inspired Montréal REM train design revealed

    2019-03-29T19:48:19Z

    CANADA: The appearance of the trains to be supplied for Montréal's Réseau Express Métropolitain automated light metro project was revealed by the Alstom-led Groupe PMM consortium on March 29. The 106 two-car trainsets will be part of Alstom's Metropolis family. The manufacturer said the vehicles would be designed 'to ...

  • Alstom has been awarded a €100m firm contract to supply Île-de-France Mobilités and Société du Grand Paris with a further 23 trainsets for the Grand Paris driverless metro project.
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    Paris driverless metro train contract awarded

    2019-03-29T17:33:04Z

    FRANCE: Alstom has been awarded a €100m firm contract to supply Île-de-France Mobilités and Société du Grand Paris with a further 23 trainsets for the Grand Paris driverless metro project. The order announced on March 29 covers 23 three-car trainsets for use on the future lines 16 and 17. It ...

  • Stadler is to supply metro rolling stock to Atlanta from its factory in Salt Lake City.
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    Stadler to supply up to 354 metro cars to Atlanta

    2019-03-29T10:14:07Z

    USA: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority has selected Stadler to supply 254 metro cars, with options for up to 100 additional cars. According to Stadler, this is the company’s largest ever rolling stock order by volume. The $600m contract includes a base order of 127 two-car permanently coupled ‘married ...

  • De Lijn has approved the purchase of 23 trams from CAF for use on the network in Antwerpen.
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    De Lijn orders more CAF trams

    2019-03-28T15:35:07Z

    BELGIUM: Vlaanderen transport operator De Lijn has approved the purchase of 23 trams from CAF at a cost of €44m for use on the network in Antwerpen. Deliveries are scheduled in the second half of 2022. At 31·4 m in length, each new low-floor tram would replace two PCC ...

  • Daimler Buses has handed over the first of 15 eCitaro battery buses to Berlin transport operator BVG.
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    Berlin takes eCitaro delivery

    2019-03-28T13:54:27Z

    GERMANY: Daimler Buses handed over the first of 15 eCitaro battery buses to Berlin transport operator BVG on March 27. BVG placed the order last year. The buses are equipped with 10 battery modules providing a total capacity of 243 kWh, which will be charged using plug-in equipment at ...

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    Five go for a joint tram-train order

    2019-03-26T15:47:07Z

    GERMANY: Five transport authorities have signed an agreement to jointly procure around 240 tram-train vehicles. Karlsruhe transport operators AVG and VBK, along with Erms-Neckar-Bahn, Saarbahn Netz and Chemnitz transport authority VMS are working together as part of the VDV TramTrain project, which was inaugurated in 2017 and is led ...

  • Transport for London has completed a sale and leaseback deal for the Class 345 EMUs which Bombardier Transportation is delivering for Elizabeth Line services.
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    Crossrail fleet sale and leaseback deal completed

    2019-03-22T09:57:04Z

    UK: Transport for London has completed a sale and leaseback deal for the Class 345 electric multiple-units which Bombardier Transportation is delivering for Elizabeth Line services. The EMUs have been bought by the 345 Rail Leasing consortium of Equitix Investment Management Ltd, NatWest and SMBC Leasing. TfL said the ...

  • Stadler has presented a four-car metro trainset that it is supplying to Minsk Metro.
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    Stadler presents Minsk metro train

    2019-03-21T12:15:38Z

    BELARUS: Stadler presented the first of 10 metro trains that it is supplying to Minsk Metro at its factory in the city on March 20. The four-car train is due to undertake testing at the factory before being transported by rail to a metro depot. Stadler is supplying six ...

  • Marcopolo and Aeromovel have developed a prototype driverless peoplemover.
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    Marcopolo moves into the urban rail market

    2019-03-21T11:14:17Z

    BRAZIL: Bus manufacturer Marcopolo announced that it is moving into the production of urban rail vehicles under the Marcopolo Rail brand at the NTExpo trade fair in São Paulo on March 19. The company is displaying a prototype driverless peoplemover at the show. Marcopolo has developed a lightweight body ...

  • TDI is working with RDM to build a prototype very light rail vehicle.
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    Coventry very light rail vehicle design unveiled

    2019-03-20T10:17:48Z

    UK: The University of Warwick’s Warwick Manufacturing Group has published the design of the very light rail vehicle that it is developing with Transport Design International. TDI is working with automotive company RDM to build a prototype vehicle by mid-2020 for testing at the Very Light Rail National Innovation ...

  • Central Suburban Passenger Co has awarded Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky factory a contract to supply 21 Class EP2D electric multiple-units.
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    Moscow suburban operator orders rolling stock

    2019-03-19T14:30:00Z

    RUSSIA: Central Suburban Passenger Co has awarded Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky factory a contract to supply 21 Class EP2D electric multiple-units, to be financed by Sberbank Leasing. The 11-car 3kV DC EMUs will be 244 m long with a capacity of 2 866 passengers. Three will have folding steps for use at ...

  • Durmazlar is supplying 30 catenary-free trams to Istanbul.
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    Durmazlar unveils its first tram for Istanbul

    2019-03-12T14:05:05Z

    TURKEY: Durmazlar unveiled the first tram that it is supplying for the future route T5 in Istanbul on March 11. According to the manufacturer, the styling is intended to evoke waves. The Bursa-based manufacturer signed a contract in January 2018 for the supply of 30 trams. These would run ...

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    Nature influences Nantes tram concept

    2019-03-12T10:20:26Z

    FRANCE: Consultancy RCP Design Global has unveiled its proposed design for the next generation of trams to be deployed in Nantes, where a fleet renewal programme is envisaged. Nantes has a three-route tram network covering 44 km which opened in 1985; its current fleet comprises 46 TFS1 vehicles dating ...