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TRAMS have returned to the streets of El Paso, Texas, after an a 44-year absence with the start of dynamic testing on the $US 97m El Paso Streetcar line.
SEVEN of the eight groups prequalified by Israel’s Finance Ministry for the Jerusalem Green Line light rail project have been invited to bid for the tender.
A cooperation agreement for the financing, design and construction of a two-line tram network in Brescia was signed on March 29 by the city’s mayor Mr Emilio Del Bono, Italian…
CALIFORNIA’s Orange County Transportation Authority (Octa) has selected Siemens as preferred bidder for a contract to supply eight S70 low-floor LRVs for the OC Streetcar project, construction of which is…
TRANSED Partners, the consortium building the first phase of Edmonton’s light rail Valley Line, has released images of the first Bombardier Flexity Freedom LRV for the project.
IZMIR added a second tram line to its growing urban rail network on March 24 with the inauguration of the 12.8km Konak Line.
THE first of seven Tango LRVs for Appenzell Railways (AB), Switzerland, was moved the short distance from Stadler Rail’s Altenrhein plant to St Gallen on March 22/23.
THE first of five Liberty LRVs for Milwaukee’s The Hop Streetcar arrived in the city on March 26 after completing its road journey from Brookville Equipment Corporation’s plant in Pennsylvania.
THE mayor of Manchester Mr Andy Burnham confirmed on March 23 that £83m will be spent on the acquisition of additional trams for the Metrolink light rail network as part…
HANNOVER transport authority Üstra has placed a €19.4m order with a consortium of Kiepe Electrical, Alstom and HeiterBlick for seven additional TW3000 high-floor LRVs, which will take its fleet of…
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