Archive for category: Light Rail

Final Citadis tram delivered to Nottingham

The last of Nottingham’s new Citadis trams has arrived in the city from Alstom’s factory in Barcelona. Nottingham Express Transit (NET) has now taken delivery of all 22 light rail[...]
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Bratislava’s new tram begins trial run

The first of 15 new ForCity Plus trams has begun operating in Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava. Škoda Transportation was awarded a €39 million contract in 2013 for the new five-car bi-directional[...]
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San Diego tram sets Guinness World Record

One of San Diego’s Siemens-built light rail vehicles has set a new Guinness World Record for the longest distance travelled by a battery-powered tram on a single charge. In July,[...]
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Keolis awarded new Bordeaux tram operating contract

The Metropolitan Council of Bordeaux has voted in favour of awarding Keolis a new eight-year contract to operate the city’s tram system. Keolis, which has operated Bordeaux’s light rail network,[...]
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Keolis awarded new Bordeaux tram operating contract

The Metropolitan Council of Bordeaux has voted in favour of awarding Keolis a new eight-year contract to operate the city’s tram system. Keolis, which has operated Bordeaux’s light rail network,[...]
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Light rail to replace Caen trolleybus network

The French city of Caen has confirmed its intention to replace its guided bus system with light rail. On November 5, Joel Bruneau, president of Caen la mer, and Rodolphe[...]
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Sunshine Coast reveals light rail plans

Sunshine Coast councillors has presented several route options for the city’s proposed light rail line. The line will connect Maroochydore in the north with Caloundra in the south, passing through[...]
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Sunshine Coast reveals light rail plans

Sunshine Coast councillors has presented several route options for the city’s proposed light rail line. The line will connect Maroochydore in the north with Caloundra in the south, passing through[...]
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Funding approved for Metrolink extension

Funding has been confirmed for Manchester Metrolink’s Trafford Centre extension as Whitehall commits to greater devolution of power to the city’s authorities. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) plans to submit[...]
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London seeks to extend Croydon Tramlink

Transport for London (TfL) has proposed building a new tram loop near East Croydon station. The authority has said that the loop is needed to link the network to the[...]
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Czech manufacturer awarded Detroit light rail vehicle order

Czech rail manufacturer Inekon has been selected to design and build six new trams for Detroit’s M1-Rail project. Inekon, which has supplied light rail vehicles to other US cities including[...]
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