Light Rail

SWITZERLAND’s Lugano Railways (FLP) has awarded Stadler a SFr 47m ($US 47.3m) contract to supply nine low-floor tram-trains as part of a major expansion of its Lugano - Ponte Tresa…
ŠKODA Transportation announced on June 20 that it has won a tender for a contract to supply 80 low-floor LRVs to Rhine Neckar Transport (RNV) for use on tram…
HYUNDAI Rotem says it has developed a bogie which enables low-floor LRVs to operate on tracks with a 15m curve radius, purportedly the tightest in the world.
FRANKFURT Transport (VGF) has signed a contract worth around €100m with Alstom for the supply of 38 Citadis trams with special adaptations for the German market, including an option for…
IRELAND’S Public Service Obligation (PSO) services saw an increase in both funding and passenger numbers last year, the National Transport Authority’s (NTA) statistical bulletin shows, with rail accounting for a…
HELSINKI City Transport (HKL) has exercised an option to order another 10 ForCity Smart Artic trams from Transtech Oy, a subsidiary of Škoda Transportation, in addition to the 60…
SPORVEIEN, which operates a six-line tram network in the Norwegian capital Oslo, has awarded a contract worth in excess of €200m to CAF for a fleet of 87 LRVs with…
ISRAEL’s transport minister has revived plans to build a new line from Rosh-Ha-Ayin via Petakh-Tikva in the center of Israel east to Ariel, but rather than constructing it as a…
SWEDISH regional operator Skånetrafiken has awarded a contract to CAF to supply seven LRVs for the new light rail line in Lund and maintain them for 10 years, with an…
QATAR’s prime minister and interior minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, together with the transport and communications minister, Mr Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, travelled on an LRV…
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