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Bergen approves second light rail line PLANS for a second light rail line in the Norwegian city of Bergen were approved by the city council on June 21.
warsaw-cancels-tender-for-up-to-213-trams
WARSAW Tramways announced on August 11 that it has abandoned a tender for a contract to supply up to 213 LRVs because the offer submitted by the highest-scoring bidder exceeds the available budget. Bids were scored...
rfp-issued-for-hurontario-light-rail-project
INFRASTRUCTURE Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a request for proposals from three shortlisted consortia to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hurontario LRT project.The project involves the construction of a 20km light rail...
italy-funds-calabrian-rail-projects
ITALY’s minister of transport and infrastructure Mr Graziano Delrio has approved funding of €214m for the purchase of 22 mainline trains, five regional trains and seven CAF Urbos LRVs for Calabria.Delivery of the new trains...
egypt-and-china-sign-cairo-interurban-light-rail-contract
EGYPTIAN prime minister Mr Sherif Ismail attended a ceremony in Cairo on August 15 to witness the signing of a $US 1.24bn contract between Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) and a consortium of China’s...
Despite pushing back the opening date of the Ui Line, the latest addition to its metro from July until September, Seoul is on course to expand its 327km network by 89km by 2025. Andy Tebay...
milan-launches-tender-for-80-trams
MILAN Transport (ATM) launched a tender on August 8 for a six-year framework contract to supply up to 80 low-floor LRVs. The contract has an estimated value of €213m and comprises 50 bidirectional vehicles for the...
federal-approval-sought-for-lugano-tram-train
LUGANO - Ponte Tresa Railway (FLP) has submitted a planning application to the Swiss Federal Transport Office (BAV) for the first phase of the Lugano tram-train project. The first phase of the project involves building a...
edinburgh-mulls-newhaven-tram-extension
CITY of Edinburgh Council announced on August 8 that it expects to make a final decision next year on whether to complete Phase 1A of the city’s tram network, extending the line from its current...
wroclaw-chooses-modertrans-for-lrv-contract
MPK Wroclaw announced on August 9 that it has selected Modertrans, Poland, as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 40 bidirectional LRVs for the city’s 22-line tramway network. Modertrans offered a price of Zlotys 176.2m...
pesa-clinches-krakow-tram-contract
MPK Krakow has selected Pesa as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 35 LRVs, with an option for 15 vehicles, after a decision to exclude the Polish manufacturer from the tender was overturned. Pesa submitted...

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