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The latest urban public transport news

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Introducing the world’s first completely unattended public autonomous vehicle

Posted on: 20 February 2017

From 2018, 2getthere’s ParkShuttle in the city of Capelle aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands, will be transformed into the world’s first unattended autonomous system operating on public roads.

The world’s leading critical communications congress and exhibition heads to Hong Kong

Posted on: 20 February 2017

Critical Communications World is the leading and most influential congress and exhibition dedicated to connecting critical communications professionals.

Two giant tunnel boring machines lowered into place for Northern Line Extension

Posted on: 20 February 2017

Two giant boring machines have been lowered 20 metres below ground in preparation for tunnelling work on the Northern Line Extension.

Merseytravel invests £700 million for new fleet

Posted on: 17 February 2017

Merseytravel is to completely transform its fleet network for the Liverpool City Region in a deal signed with Stadler worth £700 million.

Leipzig presents first of 14 Solaris Tramino XL LRVs

Posted on: 14 February 2017

Solaris and operator Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB) have officially presented the first of 14 Tramino XL Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) in Leipzig, Germany.

Keolis and STIF partner to improve bus networks in Île-de-France

Posted on: 14 February 2017

Bus networks in Greater Paris are set to develop further thanks to a new partnership deal.

SMMT figures reveal UK new bus & coach market increased by 8 percent in 2016

Posted on: 13 February 2017

New figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal the new bus and coach market grew by 8 percent in the UK during 2016.

Charleroi and Namur order 90 electric hybrid buses and 12 charging stations

Posted on: 10 February 2017

Public transport operator TEC Group has placed an order for 90 electric hybrid buses and 12 charging solutions for Charleroi and Namur.

UK bus popularity increases thanks to greener, better connected services

Posted on: 9 February 2017

A LowCVP report suggests bus usage in UK towns and cities is increasing thanks to greener, more convenient and better connected services.

Project JIVE launch enables large scale deployment of hydrogen fuel cell buses

Posted on: 8 February 2017

Project JIVE - Joint Initiative for hydrogen Vehicles across Europe – has launched marking the large scale deployment of hydrogen fuel cell buses across Europe.

Passengers surveyed on design of new Tyne and Wear Metro trains

Posted on: 7 February 2017

Tyne and Wear Metro passengers have approved the design of its new trains according to a survey published by Transport Focus.

CTS orders 10 extra Citadis trams for Strasbourg in agreement worth €28m

Posted on: 3 February 2017

Strasbourg transport company CTS (Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois) has ordered 10 additional Alstom Citadis trams in an agreement worth €28 million.

‘Little & Often’ Stagecoach trials high-frequency transport solution

Posted on: 2 February 2017

Operator Stagecoach is to trial a high-frequency transport solution known as ‘Little & Often’ which will offer a new turn-up-and-go travel product for local people.

SYTRAL awards automatic operation contract for Lyon metro

Posted on: 31 January 2017

French public transport authority SYTRAL has signed a contract with Alstom for the supply of new automatic operation systems to lines B and D of the Lyon metro.

Nexus announces £35m Tyne and Wear Metro investment

Posted on: 30 January 2017

Nexus has announced a £35 million modernisation programme for the Tyne and Wear Metro to be carried out in 2017.



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