Archive for category: Light Rail

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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Passenger service launched on first Suzhou tram line

The Chinese city of Suzhou has opened its first tram line. CSR Puzhen has supplied 18 low-floor trams to the city, utilising Bombardier bogies and traction systems obtained through a[...]
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Sydney narrows down options for Parramatta light rail route

Four possible routes for Western Sydney’s proposed light rail system have been shortlisted as the city looks to add further to its growing tram network. The New South Wales (NSW)[...]
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Moscow approves light rail extension

Moscow has approved a 3.6-kilometre extension of the city’s tram network from Shosse Entuziastov metro station to the Ivanovskoye District. The line, which will have a length of around six-and-a-half kilometres, will[...]
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Nottingham tram extension one step nearer

A party from Nottingham’s twin city of Karlsruhe joined the first group of people to cross onto the Karlsruhe Friendship Bridge over Nottingham Station recently.

The Oberbürgermeister of Karlsruhe, Dr ...
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Preferred bidder named for Sydney light rail project

The Connecting Sydney consortium has been named as the preferred bidder to build and operate the CBD and South East Light Rail project. In its bid, the consortium said it[...]
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Strasbourg orders first cross-border trams

Strasbourg’s public transport operator, Communauté des Transports Strasbourgeois, has signed a framework contract with Alstom for 50 new Citadis trams. As well as operating around the French city, the light rail[...]
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Keolis to be awarded new Bordeaux tram operating contract

Keolis has been tipped to continue operating Bordeaux’s light rail system. President of the Urban Community of Bordeaux (La Cub) Alain Juppé confirmed to city officials that Keolis was the frontrunner[...]
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