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Bombardier Flexity tram for Dresden, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier to supply 30 innovative trams to Dresden

Bombardier Transportation will deliver 30 Flexity trams to Dresden’s transport authority Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe (DVB). The light rail vehicles will be equipped with the Obstacle Detection and Assistance System (ODAS), the company’s innovative solution to prevent...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB carriages of EW IV type, source: SBB

Deutsche Bahn retrofits 93 SBB coaches

Due to the overload of its own workshops, SBB engages contractors to modernise the passenger coaches. The upgrade of 15 coaches has been recently completed by Josef Meyer Rail, the Swiss company specialised in rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
CRRC-made metro train in Boston Subway, source: MBTA

First Chinese train inaugurated in Boston Subway

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has introduced into service the first six-car metro train developed and produced by the Chinese manufacturer CRRC. It runs on the Orange Line of the Boston Subway. By 2022...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
NS InterCity Next Generation train, source: Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS)

Dutch Railways orders extra ICNG trains

Dutch railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has ordered an additional batch of the InterCity Next Generation (ICNG) trains from Alstom. The French manufacturer will supply 18 eight-car units. They will run on the high-speed route...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Trenitalia Jazz ETR425 train, source: Wikimedia Commons

Trenitalia seeks supplier for 250 electric trains

Italy’s state-owned rail operator Trenitalia has launched the procurement process for the purchase of 250 electric multiple units. The overall cost of the trains is circa 2.7 billion Euros. 250 single-deck vehicles will be used...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Innovia Monorail, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier to supply 70 monorail vehicles to Egypt

The consortium led by Bombardier Transportation has signed an agreement with Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels on the design and construction of two new monorail lines in Cairo. 70 four-car monorail vehicles will be supplied...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Moderus Gamma LF 03 AC BD tram, source: MPK Poznań

New Polish tram debuts in Poznan

The public transport operator MPK Poznań has introduced into service the Moderus Gamma LF03AC BD tram. It is a new type of the bidirectional low-floor vehicle manufactured by Modertrans Poznań, the operator’s subsidiary focused on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Škoda train for Latvia, source: Škoda Transportation

Škoda wins Latvian order for 32 electric trains

Škoda Vagonka, a member of Škoda Transportation Group, has won a procurement for the supply of 32 electric trains to Latvia. The agreement between the Czech manufacturer and the Latvian passenger rail operator Pasažieru vilciens...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens S70 tram in San Diego, source: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System

Two US cities order 51 trams from Siemens

TriMet and MTS, the public transport providers in the metropolitan areas of Portland and San Diego have ordered 51 new trams from Siemens Mobility. The S700 low-floor vehicles will replace the old types of rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ONCF ZMC train, source: Wikipedia

Transurb examines brakes of Moroccan trains

The Moroccan rail operator ONCF has ordered an audit and diagnosis of the passenger trains. 12 Belgian-made electric multiple units of the ZMC type were checked by the Brussels-based technology company Transurb. It examined the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko