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Rolling stock - Articles and news items

EIB to provide €200m loan for Ukraine public transport infrastructure upgrade

Industry news  •  14 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The European Investment Bank has announced a €200 million loan to support the upgrade of public transport infrastructure in 20 Ukraine municipalities.

Video: Hitachi Rail Europe & Bombardier announce New Tubes for London joint bid

Industry news  •  28 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a joint venture, Hitachi Rail Europe and Bombardier Trains have submitted a bid to build New Tubes for London (NTFL).

Virtual reality glasses trial to improve maintenance of Boston commuter rail system

Industry news  •  16 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a new trial, Keolis has issued its technicians with virtual reality glasses enabling quick and efficient maintenance of the Boston, Mass. commuter rail system.

First car body shell for the Lucknow Metro Train unveiled

Industry news  •  9 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom has unveiled the first car body shell of the Lucknow Metro Train at its plant in Chennai, India, where the metro trainsets are currently being produced.

Lima Metro Line 1 to receive 139 Metropolis cars in contract worth €200m

Industry news  •  1 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In an agreement worth approximately €200 million, Alstom will supply Metropolis cars and trainsets for operation on Lima Metro line 1.

CAF to supply 10 nine-car trains for Mexico City Metro

Industry news  •  18 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a contract worth approximately €164 million, CAF has been selected to supply 10 nine-car units for Line 1 of Mexico City Metro.

MTA to acquire 1,025 subway cars for New York

Industry news  •  25 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo has announced the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will be issuing Request for Proposals including the acquisition of 1,025 new subway cars as part of the MTA Capital Program.

Quito Metro signs agreement for the supply of 18 six-car trains

Industry news  •  18 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Rolling stock manufacturer CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles) will supply 18 units for the Quito Metro following a signing between the Government of Spain and the Ecuador Ministry of Finance, allowing rolling stock funding to go ahead.

CAF to supply new units to Naples Metro Line 1

Industry news  •  20 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Neapolitan public transport operator ANM (Azienda Napoletana Mobilità) has awarded a contract to supply ten 6-car units to Naples Metro Line 1 to CAF.

Riyadh Metropolis train: mock-up images and video unveiled

Industry news  •  14 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A full size mock-up of the new Riyadh Metropolis train has been unveiled by Alstom at a ceremony which also highlighted the completion of the Riyadh Metro Green line excavation works.

Bangkok to receive new metro trains from Siemens and CRRC

Industry news  •  25 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company (BTSC) has placed two orders with Siemens and Changchun Railway Vehicles (CRRC) for a total of 46 new four-car trains.

Final MOVIA metro train delivered for Singapore Downtown Line

Industry news  •  5 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore and Bombardier has celebrated delivery of the final MOVIA metro train for operation on the Singapore Downtown Line (DTL).

Alstom and Qatar Rail reveal Lusail tram design

Industry news  •  20 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom and Qatar Rail have unveiled the design of the new Citadis Lusail tram which will operate on the city’s 4-line tramway network.

Queensland Rail gives green light to major new HASTUS installation

Industry news  •  18 April 2016  •  GIRO

Queensland Rail set out to acquire a new solution that will facilitate an increase in data volumes and improve workforce reporting…

Bombardier introduces INNOVIA Metro 300 train for Kuala Lumpur

Industry news  •  19 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Bombardier and consortium partner Hartasuma presented the first INNOVIA Metro 300 train for Kuala Lumpur and revealed local assembly facilities in Westport Malaysia.

 

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