Topic: Tram

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
Moderus Beta single-section tram for Tramwaje Śląskie

More short trams in Polish cities

The single-section low-floor tram developed by Modertrans Poznań is becoming more popular among the public transport operators in Poland. Four short vehicles run on the streets of Elbląg. In March this type of trams will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Pesa moves forward abroad

Polish rolling stock manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz is moving forward in the foreign markets. It has started to supply the third batch of diesel trains to Trenitalia. This year the Polish company will produce the diesel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

West Midlands Metro may be extended twelvefold

The authorities of the West Midlands metropolitan county plan to invest around 18 billion euros in multiplying the local light rail system. According to the declared programme, the West Midlands Metro network will be extended...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko