Light Rail

BERLIN Transport (BVG) has published a tender requesting planning services for the first major expansion of tram services in the historic centre of Berlin since World War II.
BEIJING Metro opened its first maglev and light rail lines along with its first fully automated driverless metro line on December 30.
THE long-standing dispute between Toronto and Hamilton transit authority Metrolinx and Bombardier over the delivery of 182 LRVs has been resolved after six months of negotiations.
CAF confirmed on December 26 that it has received a turnkey contract worth more than €100m to supply rolling stock and signalling systems for Mauritius Metro Express, a 26km light…
THREE months after its inauguration was postponed with just a few hours’ notice, the first stage of the Aarhus light rail network was officially opened on December 21.
THE Brazilian city of Niterói, which is located across Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro, has started a feasibility study for the construction of an 11km light rail network.
STAGE 2 of the Gold Coast light rail line in the Australian state of Queensland was opened for commuters on December 18, several weeks ahead of schedule.
NICE Côte d’Azur Metropole has exercised a €27m option with Alstom for six additional Citadis X05 low-floor LRVs and 22 ground-based Static Charging Zones (SRS) for tram Line T3.
THE first of 14 CAF Urbos light rail vehicles for the initial phase of the Canberra Metro light rail network arrived in the Australian Capital Territory on December 13 after…
THE three shortlisted bidders for design, build, finance and maintain contract for the $C 1.2bn ($US 933.6m) Finch West LRT project in Ontario, Canada, have submitted their proposals to Infrastructure…
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