Light Rail

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 12:24

Stuttgart opens extension to LRT Line U12

STUTTGART Tramways (SSB) opened a northern extension to light rail Line U12 on December 9 from Hallschlag to Wagrainäcker to connect with line U14 and made several changes to its…
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 10:02

New cross-border tram line opens in Basle

A new SFr 87m ($US 87.7m) tram link between the Swiss city of Basle and the French town of St Louis in Alsace was officially opened on December 9 after…
Monday, 11 December 2017 04:45

Dublin inaugurates Luas Cross-City Line

SERVICES on Dublin’s Luas light rail network were extended to the north of the city on December 9, when Ireland’s prime minister Mr Leo Varadkar, minister for transport, tourism &…
Monday, 11 December 2017 04:43

First section of Luxembourg tramway opens

PASSENGER operations began on the first completed stretch of Luxembourg’s light rail line on December 10 with the opening of the eight-station northern section along John F. Kennedy Avenue between…
Friday, 08 December 2017 00:00

SNCF trials Japanese traction transformers

FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has awarded a contract to Mitsubishi Electric to supply prototype traction transformers for Z2N EMUs and T4 tram trains operating in Paris.
QATAR Rail has awarded a €3bn contract to RKH Qitarat to operate and maintain both the Doha metro and the Lusail light rail network north of the Qatari capital for…
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 06:46

Alstom consortium to complete Cuenca LRT

THE Autonomous Municipal Decentralised Government of Cuenca, Ecuador, has selected the ACTN Consortium to complete the civil works for a 10km light rail line with 27 stations in this Unesco…
PUBLIC consultation will be conducted on December 7-22 for a Procedure for Demonstrating Interest (PMI) in the Metrofor Public Private Partnership (PPP) concession in the Brazilian state of Ceará to…
Friday, 01 December 2017 11:22

Bombardier chosen for Duisburg LRV order

DUISBURG Transport Company (DVG) announced on November 29 that it has selected Bombardier as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 47 LRVs for the Duisburg Stadtbahn network.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 10:45

BLT and Limmattalbahn to order 18 trams

SWISS light rail operators Baselland Transport (BLT) and Zürich-based Limmatttalbahn have issued a joint tender for the supply of 18 metre-gauge LRVs with the contract set to include up to…
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