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Tram-train operators plan joint rolling stock procurement OPERATORS of German and Austrian tram-train networks using the so-called Karlsruhe model announced on November 8 that they will pool their resources to jointly order rolling stock for their respective systems.
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SOUND Transit’s board of directors voted on November 16 to approve a $US 26.5m order for five Liberty LRVs from Brookville Equipment Company, which are being acquired as part of the Tacoma Link Extension project. Deliveries...
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THE Estonian capital Tallinn is preparing a tender for new LRVs, which will be used on a new line to the city’s port. The tender calls for a base order of eight LRVs, with options for...
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THE CAS IV Etele consortium of Colas and Siemens started construction of the southern extension of Budapest tram line 1 on November 13. Due for completion in early 2019, the project will extend the line 1.7km...
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THE Hungarian government confirmed on November 14 that it will provide funding for a further 26 CAF low-floor Urbos LRVs under the framework of a contract signed between Budapest Transport Centre (BKK) and CAF in...
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The government of the Australian state of Victoria is spending big on public transport projects, both urban and regional, but it remains to be seen whether it will be enough to meet Melbourne and the...
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MPK Krakow has opted to award a contract for up to 50 low-floor LRVs to a consortium of Stadler Poland and Solaris after Pesa, the winning bidder in the tender, failed to a submit financial...
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OPERATORS of German and Austrian tram-train networks using the so-called Karlsruhe model announced on November 8 that they will pool their resources to jointly order rolling stock for their respective systems. Albtal Transport Company (AVG) and...
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THE board of Helsinki City Transport (HKL) and the technical manager of the City of Espoo have selected a Finnish consortium of YIT and VR track for a contract to construct the 25km Raide-Jokeri light...
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CONSTRUCTION of the initial phase of the Ion light rail network in the Canadian city of Waterloo reached a milestone on November 7, when LRV testing began on a section of line close to the...
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THE CEO of Algiers Metro Company (EMA) Mr Omar Hadbi confirmed on November 7 that two extensions of the Algiers metro network will open before the end of the year, while several other Algerian cities...

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