Archive for category: Light Rail

Delhi Metro to modify passenger information displays

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has revealed plans to modify its S&T software system to provide passengers with more information. The operator wants to be able to show passengers how many carriages an approaching train has. It is expected to take ...
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Tram extension for Nottingham

Nottingham’s tram network is set to double in size with a similar boost to the tram fleet after funding was agreed. Work on the five mile extension to Clifton and the six mile route to Beeston starts soon. The new services should be running by 2014. ...
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Austrian company to supply Bengaluru Metro with AFC

Austrian comapny NXP been awarded a contract  an order to manage the Automated Fare Collection (AFC) of the newly opened Bengaluru Metro in the Indian city formally known as Bangalore. The system, also known as the Namma Metro, is the third metro to ...
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Melbourne’s Southbank Depot set to receive $24m upgrade

Southbank Tram Depot in Melborune, Victoria, is to benefit from a $24 million refurbishment to help the network prepare for the arrival of 50 new trams. Premier Ted Baillieu said: “Approximately 50 jobs will be created during construction, and a...
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Thales awarded signalling contract for Hong Kong airport APM

Thales has been awarded a contract by IHI Corporation to re-signal the automated people mover (APM) located within Hong Kong international airport, with a state-of-the-art solution. Thales will supply its radio-based SelTrac CBTC system for the exist...
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R2P to supply CCTV for Croydon trams

Stadler Pankow GmbH has awarded a contract to ‘R2P’ Rail & Road Protec to provide Driver Only Operating, forward facing CCTV for six of London Tramlink’s Croydon trams. Last summer, British tram operator London Tramlink ordered s...
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R2P to supply CCTV for Croydon trams

Stadler Pankow GmbH has awarded a contract to ‘R2P’ Rail & Road Protec to provide Driver Only Operating, forward facing CCTV for six of London Tramlink’s Croydon trams. Last summer, British tram operator London Tramlink ordered s...
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Bombardier wins tram order in Essen, Germany

The Essen Transport Authority (EVAG) has ordered 27 BOMBARDIER FLEXITY Classic trams from Bombardier Transportation. The contract is valued at approximately €72 million ($94 million US). The first two vehicles will be delivered in August 2013 and th...
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Mumbai Metro to begin operations by December 2012

The Mumbai Metro will start operations by the end of 2012, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has reportedly said. The first line will be a 11.7 km elevated line on the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkhopar route. The original deadline ...
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Metro Trains Melbourne’s performance ‘on target’

Metro enters the New Year on a ‘solid footing’ after rounding out 2011 by exceeding performance targets for the seventh consecutive month. The number of trains running on time in December 2011 was 89.81 per cent and the number of services d...
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Metro Trains Melbourne’s performance ‘on target’

Metro enters the New Year on a ‘solid footing’ after rounding out 2011 by exceeding performance targets for the seventh consecutive month. The number of trains running on time in December 2011 was 89.81 per cent and the number of services d...
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