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    Paks opts for Solaris buses

    2019-11-21T08:30:00Z

    HUNGARY: Solaris Bus Coach is to supply 10 battery electric buses to Paks, the Polish manufacturer announced on November 19. The vehicles and five chargers are due to be delivered within 11 months of signing the €4·7m contract. Six of the buses would ...

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    ​BYD to supply 379 electric buses to Bogotá

    2019-11-20T15:16:00Z

    COLOMBIA: Bogotá transport authority TransMilenio has ordered 379 electric buses from BYD, the Chinese supplier announced on November 15. The first vehicles from what BYD says is its largest order for the Latin American market would be delivered in mid-2020, and would enter revenue service in ...

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    Wiesbaden takes delivery of eCitaro buses

    2019-11-20T14:14:00Z

    GERMANY: The first three of 56 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses that Daimler Buses is supplying to Wiesbaden transport operator ESWE Verkehr were handed over on November 18. Seven more are scheduled to be delivered from Daimler’s Mannheim factory by the end of December, with the remaining 46 ...

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    Solaris submits lowest bid to supply 50 electric buses to Kraków

    2019-11-20T13:57:00Z

    POLAND: Solaris Bus Coach has submitted the lowest bid to supply 50 electric buses to MPK Kraków. Solaris’ 134·5m złoty bid compares with 151·9m złoty from Daimler subsidiary EvoBus Polska. The Poznań-based CAF subsidiary would supply 18 m long articulated air-conditioned buses along with ...

  • CAF trainset for the Schönbuchbahn
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    Masats supplies doors for Schönbuchbahn light rail vehicles

    2019-11-16T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Masats is supplying sliding plug doors for the nine three-car lightweight electric trainsets which fellow Spanish company CAF is building as part of the project to modernise the 17 km Schönbuchbahn near Stuttgart as a light rail route. Masats will also support the maintenance of ...

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    Siemens to supply Avenio trams to Nürnberg

    2019-11-15T11:41:00Z

    GERMANY: VAG Nürnberg has ordered 12 Siemens Avenio trams with options for 75 more. The €44m contract announced on November 15 would be 40% funded by the Land of Bayern. Entry into passenger service is scheduled for the end of 2022. The four-section 100% low-floor ...

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    New-generation metro train in passenger service on Seoul Line 2

    2019-11-15T10:15:00Z

    SOUTH KOREA: The first of 22 trainsets that Seoul Metro ordered from Hyundai Rotem in 2017 has entered passenger service on Line 2. The 176bn won contract for 21 10-car sets and one four-car set to operate a shuttle service was placed in July 2017. Seoul ...

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    Alstom rolls out next-generation Lille metro train

    2019-11-14T15:42:00Z

    FRANCE: Alstom presented the first new-generation trainset that it is supplying to increase capacity on the Lille metro at the Villeneuve d’Ascq maintenance depot on November 14. Alstom is supplying 27 four-car rubber-tyred trainsets to operate on the city’s automated light metro network. The 52 m ...

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    First Flexity Zürich tram delivered

    2019-11-14T10:31:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: The first of 70 Flexity trams that Bombardier Transportation is supplying to Zürich arrived in the city in the early hours of November 13. Operator VBZ placed the order in 2016, paying SFr358m for the vehicles, spare parts, depot equipment and driver training. The ...

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    St Petersburg tests hydrogen tram

    2019-11-11T11:33:00Z

    Photo: Nikita Fastov RUSSIA: Dynamic testing of a hydrogen fuel cell tram started on the St Petersburg network on November 1. The retrofitted single-section LM-68M2 tram has been created jointly by operator Gorelektrotrans and the Central Research Institute of Electrical Marine Technology. Its ...

  • pl-warszawa rotem tram design option C
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    Warszawa reveals Hyundai Rotem tram design

    2019-11-08T11:26:00Z

    The winning option received more than two-thirds of the votes. POLAND: Tramwaje Warszawskie has announced the result of a public vote on the styling of the fleet of trams that Hyundai Rotem is supplying to Warszawa. Option A received 6 947 votes. ...

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    Iași selects Bozankaya trams

    2019-11-07T12:20:00Z

    ROMANIA: Bozankaya has been selected to supply 16 trams to operate on the metre-gauge network in Iași, the Turkish supplier announced on November 4. The 34-month contract worth €30m envisages the first tram would be delivered in mid-2021. The five-section low-floor vehicles will be 30 m ...

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    Transdev orders 157 electric buses for Göteborg

    2019-11-07T08:00:00Z

    SWEDEN: Transdev has placed an order for 157 electric buses from Volvo for use in Göteborg, the supplier announced on November 5. Deliveries of Volvo’s 7900 electric articulated vehicles are due to begin next year. The buses will have capacity for 150 passengers, and batteries will ...

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    Modertrans tests Elbląg tram in Łódź

    2019-11-06T11:24:00Z

    POLAND: The first Moderus Beta tram that Modertrans is supplying to Elbląg has arrived in Łódź for testing on that city’s network. In 2017 Modertrans was the sole bidder in a tender to supply four trams to the northern Polish city. Deliveries of the ...

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    Lviv takes delivery of trolleybuses

    2019-11-06T08:00:00Z

    UKRAINE: Lviv has taken delivery of the first 10 of 50 trolleybuses that Electron is supplying under an order placed this year. The low-floor vehicles are equipped with air-conditioning, CCTV, GPS, USB sockets and wi-fi. The stainless steel bodies are lined with aluminium-composite panels. The ...

  • fr-limoges iveco-skoda trolleybus
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    Battery trolleybuses delivered to Limoges

    2019-10-30T08:00:00Z

    FRANCE: Limoges has taken delivery of two battery trolleybuses made by Iveco and Škoda Electric. Last year Iveco won a contract for two trolleybuses with an option for four more. The articulated vehicles made to Iveco’s Crealis design feature traction equipment from Škoda, which has also ...

  • pl-warszawa rotem tram design options
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    Warszawa tram design goes to public vote

    2019-10-25T13:17:00Z

    POLAND: Tramwaje Warszawskie has opened a public vote on the styling of the fleet of trams that Hyundai Rotem is to supply to the capital. The supplier has presented three options for the front-end, and the operator will choose one based on the public vote. From October 25 to ...

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    BYD to supply 55 electric buses to Vy Buss

    2019-10-25T12:12:00Z

    NORWAY: Government-owned national rail and bus operator Vy Buss signed an electric bus order with BYD at the Busworld trade show in Brussels on October 22. BYD is to supply a total of 55 buses that would operate in Oslo, Hamar and Haugesund municipalities. Deliveries are ...

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    Bangkok Red Line suburban trains delivered

    2019-10-24T15:04:00Z

    THAILAND: The first two electric multiple-units that Hitachi is supplying to operate on Bangkok’s Red Line suburban railway arrived at the Bang Sue depot on October 22. One four-car and one six-car trainset arrived at the port of Laem Chabang on October 12, having left Hitachi’s Kasado factory in ...

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    Jabodebek train delivered to Jakarta

    2019-10-23T09:05:00Z

    INDONESIA: PT Inka delivered the first of 31 six-car trainsets that it is supplying to operate on Jakarta’s Jabodebek LRT network on October 13. The 1 435 mm gauge trainset has capacity for 1 308 passengers including 174 seated and a maximum speed of 100 km/h. ...