Light Rail

CRRC Tangshan Railway Company has unveiled a prototype low-floor LRV powered by Canadian supplier Ballard Power Systems’ hydrogen fuel cell technology, FCveloCity which it is trialling on the new 14km…
CITY of Edinburgh Council has begun tendering for contracts to extend the city’s light rail line from its current city centre terminus at York Place to Leith and Newhaven.
NANJING opened its second tram line on October 31, when trial passenger operation began on the 9.1km Qilin Line in the east of the city.
TESTING has started in the Dutch province of Utrecht with the helloGo app, which will enable passengers to plan, book and purchase tickets using a single app for all modes…
RABAT-SALÉ Transport (STRS), Morocco, has awarded a €45m contract to Alstom for the supply of 22 Citadis LRVs for operation on the city’s 19km light rail network and two new…
STOCKHOLM Local Transport (SL) has awarded CAF a contract to supply an additional 12 Urbos bidirectional LRVs for the city’s network, which will take the total vehicles produced by the…
TEL AVIV’s Metropolitan Mass Transit System (NTA) has issued a tender for the supply and maintenance of systems for the 24km Red Line light rail project. Closing dates for bids…
THE first Citadis LRV for the initial phase of the Sétif light rail network arrived in the Algerian city on October 18.
THE International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has confirmed that Mr Mohamed Mezghani will succeed Mr Alain Flausch as the association’s secretary general from January 1.
NORTHERN Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) has adopted an update of its TransAction Plan which calls for extensions to the Washington DC metro, capacity and service enhancements for Virginia Railway Express…
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