Topic: Tram

New market for Ukrainian trams

Ukrainian tram manufacturer Tatra-Yug will deliver 17 low-floor light rail vehicles to the Romanian city of Craiova. The company won the first procurement proceeding in Romania. This country will become the second foreign market for...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Another CRRC’s success in Europe

No sooner had China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation completed the deal with Vossloh Group than it achieved another success in Europe. CRRC Tangshan, a part of the Chinese manufacturing state-owned holding, has won the procurement...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Bail out on British trams

There was no light relief for light rail, as metro systems across the UK suffer precipitous lockdown downturns in patronage. However, a belated support package may safeguard services in a number of UK cities in...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Siemens steps up in California

German railway supplier Siemens Mobility is stepping up in the US market, especially in California. The company has concluded a new order for its low-floor trams. 20 vehicles of type S700 will be delivered to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Computer vision for self-driving trams in Shanghai

After successful tests of the autonomous tram in Moscow, Russian company Cognitive Technologies is planning to develop an AI-based computer vision system for the Chinese market. This needs for testing and launching the self-driving trams...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Ultraviolet lamps for tram disinfection

Railway operators in Poland are tackling the coronavirus pandemic by implementing various, sometimes extraordinary, solutions. Meanwhile, the public transport companies are also trying to keep pace with the trend. Among them is MPK Kraków that...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Kraków tests new type of trams

Public transport operator MPK Kraków is testing the first Tango tram from Stadler Rail. It is a new type of low-floor light rail vehicle to be operated in the Polish city. By the end of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New extension for UK’s largest tram network

Manchester Metrolink, a tram network in Greater Manchester, has received the 5.5-kilometre extension. The new route known as the Trafford Park Line connects the Pomona stop in the town of Eccles to the Intu Trafford...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Desire for trams on track in Britain

The tram is making a comeback in the UK. After two decades of stalled development and unrealised plans, rails are being laid and systems extended in several cities. High Speed 2 may be taking the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton