Archive for category: Light Rail

Flower Power

Transport for London is hoping a new campaign featuring flowers painted on the ground at 15 spots around Croydon, where trams share the streets with cars and pedestrians, will help make people more aware of their surroundings and avoid accidents with t...
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AECOM to design Honolulu airport rail link

AECOM has won a contract to design the airport segment of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project in Hawaii. The contract is worth an estimated $38.8 million. AECOM is working with the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, the City and County of H...
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Bombardier to supply trams to Basel, Switzerland

Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with the City of Basel’s Transport Authority to supply up to 60 Flexity trams. The contract is worth around €184 million. The first of the new trams is aimed to be in operation in time for the opening...
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Scomi signs Brazil monorail contract

Scomi Engineering, part of Scomi Group, has signed a contract along with three consortium partners to design and construct a monorail system for the Manaus area of Brazil. Scomi Engineering, CR Almedia, Mendes Junior and Serveng will design and build t...
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Construction begins on Atlanta streetcar line

Construction has begun on a new 2.6 mile long streetcar line in Atlanta, Georgia. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood helped kick off construction of the line: “President Obama called on us to rebuild America by putting people back to work on tr...
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CAF named preferred bidder for new Midland Metro fleet

Spanish firm CAF has been named as preferred bidder for the new Midland Metro tram fleet. An order for up to 25 Urbos 3 trams is set to be worth in the region of £40 million. The future trams will replace the current fleet of 16 to deal with the expec...
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Contracts awarded for Metro Vancouver’s Evergreen Line

Metro Vancouver’s Evergreen Line has taken a ‘major step forward’ after contracts were awarded for pre-construction of the elevated rapid transit project. Pedre Contractors Ltd. will install new underground power lines in Port Moody ...
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Contracts awarded for Metro Vancouver’s Evergreen Line

Metro Vancouver’s Evergreen Line has taken a ‘major step forward’ after contracts were awarded for pre-construction of the elevated rapid transit project. Pedre Contractors Ltd. will install new underground power lines in Port Moody ...
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Upgraded tram stops open in Central Business District, Melbourne

Two tram stops have been upgraded in Melbourne’s Central Business District to improve accessibility on the network. The ‘easy-access’ stops have been built on Macarthur Street between St Andrews Place and Spring Street. Public Transp...
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Upgraded tram stops open in Central Business District, Melbourne

Two tram stops have been upgraded in Melbourne’s Central Business District to improve accessibility on the network. The ‘easy-access’ stops have been built on Macarthur Street between St Andrews Place and Spring Street. Public Transp...
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Government approves Delhi monorail

The state government of Delhi has given the approval ‘in principle’ for the first monorail system in Delhi. It is thought the transit system will link to three Delhi Metro lines and could start operations in 2017. A feasibility study was ca...
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