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Ostrava to phase out paper tickets in trams

Ostrava, the third-largest city in Czechia, will phase out paper tickets in trams and other modes of public transport. Local transport operator DPO will sell them only by the year’s end. Finally, the paper tickets...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Nuremberg orders energy-efficient trams from Siemens

German public transport company VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nürnberg has purchased 12 four-section Avenio trams from Siemens Mobility. These vehicles use a large share of the regenerative braking energy and are equipped with LED lighting. As a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Britain is shopping for trams

The United Kingdom’s biggest tram network is about to meet the country’s biggest shopping centre. Well, almost. Manchester’s Trafford Centre is the third biggest retail mall in the UK, but there’s no ambiguity about the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

New Polish shortened tram on homologation tests

Polish manufacturer Modertrans Poznań has assembled the first one-car tram of Moderus Beta series. The partial low-floor vehicle was delivered to the city of Łódź for the homologation tests. For the regular service, this type...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Tango NF2 trams for Ostrava, source: Dopravní podnik Ostrava, DPO

Czech cities substantially renew tram fleet

Several cities in Czechia purchase or intend to purchase major batches of low-floor trams. Ostrava has recently received the 40th new tram produced by Stadler Rail. By 2023, 40 more units will be delivered to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Metro train and Uber, source: collage made by RailTech

Uber joins forces with public rail transport

The US-based rideshare unicorn Uber has won a public bid to provide mobility services across 210 stations of Delhi Metro. The company’s application offers the last-mile service for the passengers travelling to or from metro...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Citadis tram in Avignon, source: Orizo

Tram network launched in Avignon

After an 87-year break, trams have returned to streets of Avignon. The new tram line was launched in the city. By 2023, the second route will be inaugurated. Avignon has become the 29th city in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Citadis tram on Confederation Line in Ottawa, source: O-Train Fans

Tram service inaugurated in Ottawa

Canada’s capital city of Ottawa has launched tram service on the Confederation Line. The 12.5-kilometre network consists of 13 stations and provides a good connection for passengers with the bus and train services in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Tramlink tram, source: Stadler Rail

Swiss operator orders 50 Stadler trams

Stadler Rail will deliver up to 50 Tramlink light rail vehicles to Bernmobil, the public transport operator in the Swiss capital city of Bern. The initial batch includes 27 vehicles, a spare parts package and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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