Light Rail

“YOU need to think like you are the Google of transport, or you will be dead.”
THE first of 14 Škoda metre-gauge LRVs equipped with batteries for catenary-free operation arrived in Eskişehir, Turkey, on March 9.
THE government of the Brazilian state of São Paulo confirmed on March 1 that tendering will begin this month for contracts to build the second phase of the Baixada Santista…
PASSENGER services began operating on the first section of a new fast tram network serving the Krasnogvardeyskiy district of St Petersburg on March 7.
THE German cities of Brandenburg an der Havel, Cottbus and Frankfurt an der Oder are preparing to launch a joint tender for up to 45 new LRVs in a bid…
STADLER Rail has been selected for a contract to supply 12 LRVs for the initial phase of the 40.4km interurban light rail network in Bolivia’s fourth largest city Cochabamba.
DYNAMIC testing of Alstom Citadis X05 LRVs has begun on Sydney’s CBD and South East light rail line, which is due to open next year.
AUSTRIAN light rail operator Wiener Lokalbahnen (WLB) has restarted a tender for new LRVs for its 30km line from Vienna to Baden after receiving just one bid in the original…
THE board of New York state’s Niagra Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) voted on February 22 to authorise the awarding of a $US 4.8m contract to WSP USA for environmental review…
PLANS for a new tram line in the centre of Rome were unveiled on February 6 by the city’s mayor Mrs Virginia Raggi.
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