All Vehicles articles – Page 6

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

    2019-08-08T09:11:22Z

    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 ...

  • Solaris is supplying 85 Trollino 12 trolleybuses to Kaunas.
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    Kaunas takes Solaris trolleybus delivery

    2019-08-08T08:31:51Z

    LITHUANIA: The first of 85 Trollino 12 trolleybuses that Solaris is supplying to Kaunas public transport operator UAB Kauno Autobusai arrived in Kaunas on August 6. UAB Kauno Autobusai signed a €29·4m contract in October, with delivery of all 85 vehicles due by the end of this year. ...

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    Alexander Dennis’ new hybrid bus model ordered for Brighton

    2019-08-08T07:00:00Z

    UK: Brighton & Hove Bus Company has become the UK launch customer for the Alexander Dennis Enviro400ER hybrid bus. The Go-Ahead Group subsidiary has ordered 30 of the buses, which are due to begin operating on route 5 later this year, and will run on batteries in Brighton ...

  • The first 100 of 183 K9FE battery buses that BYD is supplying to operate in Santiago arrived at the port of San Antonio on July 31.
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    Electric buses arrive in Chile

    2019-08-07T12:53:47Z

    CHILE: The first 100 of 183 K9FE battery buses that BYD is supplying to operate in Santiago arrived at the port of San Antonio on July 31. The vehicles left the port of Shanghai on July 1 and will travel by road to the capital. The other 83 ...

  • Hannover city transport operator Üstra signed a framework agreement with Daimler Buses on August 6 for the supply of up to 48 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses.
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    Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses ordered for Hannover

    2019-08-07T09:41:34Z

    GERMANY: Hannover city transport operator Üstra signed a framework agreement with Daimler Buses on August 6 for the supply of up to 48 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses. The contract covers 30 rigid and 18 eCitaro G articulated buses. The four buses from the firm order are due to ...

  • Class 710 Aventra electric multiple-units have taken over operation of London Overground’s Gospel Oak – Barking Line.
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    London Overground Gospel Oak – Barking Line fleet replacement complete

    2019-08-06T10:41:17Z

    UK: Class 710 Aventra electric multiple-units have now taken over operation of London Overground’s Gospel Oak – Barking Line, Transport for London announced on August 6. The eight four-car trainsets, of which six are required for regular services, replace the fleet of two-car DMUs that operated the orbital ...

  • BEML has started assembling the 378 metro cars that it is supplying to operate on three driverless lines being built in Mumbai.
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    Work begins on driverless Mumbai metro trains

    2019-08-06T08:00:00Z

    INDIA: BEML has started assembling the 378 metro cars that it is supplying to operate on three driverless lines being built in Mumbai. Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority awarded BEML a Rs30·15bn contract last year to supply 63 six-car trainsets to operate on Mumbai metro lines 2A, 2B ...

  • MTS is currently taking deliveries of Siemens light rail vehicles from a previous order.
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    San Diego selects Siemens S700 light rail vehicles

    2019-08-01T13:00:00Z

    USA: San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to supply 25 light rail vehicles. Siemens will supply its low-floor S700 LRV. Deliveries from its Sacramento plant are expected to be complete by the end of 2021, and the LRVs would replace the high-floor SD100 ...

  • The vehicles will operate on the MAX light rail network.
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    Siemens to supply S700 light rail vehicles to Portland

    2019-07-31T13:30:00Z

    USA: Portland transport agency TriMet has selected Siemens Mobility to supply up to 86 light rail vehicles, the manufacturer announced on July 29. Deliveries from Siemens’ Sacramento plant are expected to begin in 2021. The base order of 26 LRVs would replace TriMet’s 26 Type 1 vehicles supplied ...

  • Barcelona metro operator TMB has selected Alstom for a contract to supply 42 five-car trainsets.
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    Alstom to supply 42 metro trainsets to Barcelona

    2019-07-31T11:00:00Z

    SPAIN: Barcelona metro operator TMB has selected Alstom for a contract to supply 42 five-car trainsets. Signing of the €268·1m contract is expected in late September. CRRC Qingdao Sifang and CAF also bid. Alstom is to supply 24 trains for Line 1 and 18 for Line 3. The ...

  • Wrightbus is supplying 15 double-deck StreetDeck fuel cell buses to Aberdeen.
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    Hydrogen fuel cells ordered for Aberdeen buses

    2019-07-26T06:00:00Z

    UK: Ballard Power Systems has won an order to supply fuel cell modules for 15 buses that Wrightbus is supplying to Aberdeen, Ballard announced on July 23. The FCveloCity-HD 85 kW modules due to be delivered by the end of the year will power double-deck StreetDeck buses. The ...

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    More trains ordered as tunnelling begins on Singapore Circle Line extension

    2019-07-25T08:47:02Z

    SINGAPORE: Tunnelling started on the Circle Line Stage 6 extension on July 25 with the launch of the tunnel boring machine at Keppel station. The TBM will bore a tunnel to HarbourFront, and will be followed by two more, expected to be launched in September and October. The ...

  • Warszawa bus operator MZA has ordered 130 electric buses from Solaris at a cost of 399·6m złoty.
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    Solaris to supply 130 articulated battery buses to Warszawa

    2019-07-24T13:06:28Z

    POLAND: Warszawa bus operator MZA has ordered 130 electric buses from Solaris at a cost of 399·6m złoty, the supplier announced on July 22. Solaris is to begin deliveries of its articulated Urbino 18 electric vehicles in 2020. MZA has received EU funds of 180m złoty towards the ...

  • Hitachi Rail Italy is supplying 47 four-car driverless trainsets to operate on Milano metro Line M4.
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    Driverless train delivered for Milano’s Linate Airport metro line

    2019-07-22T11:15:36Z

    ITALY: Hitachi Rail Italy has delivered the first driverless trainset for the future metro Line M4 in Milano to the site of Linate Airport station. HRI is supplying 47 four-car trainsets from its Reggio Calabria factory. The 50 m long sets have capacity for 600 passengers. They will ...

  • Škoda Transportation is supplying 40 ForCity Smart trams to Ostrava.
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    Ostrava tram design revealed

    2019-07-22T10:26:06Z

    CZECH REPUBLIC: Tram operator DP Ostrava has published an artist’s impression of the trams that it has ordered from Škoda Transportation. Styled by Tomáš Chludil, the trams are based on Škoda’s ForCity Smart design. Last year DP Ostrava selected Škoda to supply 40 trams for KC1·9bn. The two-section ...

  • Bogdan is supplying 57 T701.17 trolleybuses to Kharkiv.
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    Bogdan trolleybuses enter service in Kharkiv

    2019-07-22T09:17:29Z

    UKRAINE: The first two of 57 trolleybuses that Bogdan is supplying to Kharkiv have started revenue operations in the city. The 354·5m hryvnia purchase is partly financed through a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development. The contract includes spare parts and maintenance equipment. ...

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    Electric buses presented in Mendoza

    2019-07-19T08:00:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Mendoza bus and light rail operator STM unveiled 18 battery electric buses on July 11. All are equipped with lithium iron phosphate batteries. The 12 m long buses include 12 K9 vehicles supplied by Shenzhen-based manufacturer BYD. The other six have been supplied by local manufacturer Corven ...

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    Daugavpils tram delivered

    2019-07-18T06:00:00Z

    LATVIA: PK TS has delivered the first of eight trams that it is supplying to Daugavpils transport operator Daugavpils Satiksme. The City Star vehicle travelled by road from the manufacturer’s factory in St Petersburg. Daugavpils Satiksme signed a €4·1m contract in November with Lithuanian company UAB Railvec, which ...

  • Stadler is supplying 12 trams to Cochabamba.
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    Stadler rolls out first Cochabamba trams

    2019-07-17T08:47:02Z

    BOLIVIA: The first two Metelitsa trams that Stadler is supplying to Cochabamba have left the manufacturer’s factory at Minsk in Belarus. One of the vehicles is being transported by road to the port of Klaipeda in Lithuania to be shipped to Arica in Chile before continuing its journey ...

  • Bombardier Transportation has a contract to supply up to 34 light rail vehicles to Wiener Lokalbahnen.
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    Wiener Lokalbahnen LRV design revealed

    2019-07-15T13:57:00Z

    AUSTRIA: Wiener Lokalbahnen has revealed the external design of the light rail vehicles that it ordered from Bombardier Transportation last year. The first of the 28 m long bidirectional vehicles is due to be delivered from Bombardier’s Wien factory in the first quarter of 2021, with passenger-carrying tests ...