Trams - Articles and news items
Industry news • 14 February 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Solaris and operator Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB) have officially presented the first of 14 Tramino XL Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) in Leipzig, Germany.
Industry news • 3 February 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Strasbourg transport company CTS (Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois) has ordered 10 additional Alstom Citadis trams in an agreement worth €28 million.
Industry news • 26 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Alstom is to supply 15 Citadis trams for phase two of the Kaohsiung tramway project in Taiwan.
Industry news • 24 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Metrolink’s Second City Crossing has undergone another successful round of testing taking it another step closer opening.
Industry news • 20 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
The Province of Utrecht has signed a supplementary agreement with rolling stock manufacturer CAF for the delivery of 22 Urbos 100 trams.
Industry news • 13 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Work has started on the new Metrolink Trafford Park line in Manchester following a ceremony on the 12 January 2017. The £350 million Metrolink Trafford Park line will offer rapid transport connections to business and leisure destinations on a 3.4 mile (5.5km) route calling at six stops to the intu Trafford Centre. Metrolink Trafford Park […]
Industry news • 22 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Subsidiary of Škoda Transportation, Transtech is to deliver 49 ForCity Smart Artic Trams for operation in Helsinki.
Industry news • 5 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Metrolink has begun operational tram test runs on Manchester’s Second City Crossing between St Peter’s Square tram stop and Exchange Square stop.
Eurotransport’s/European Railway Review’s regular blogger Graham Ellis explores the challenges of renewing infrastructure on tram/rail networks and provides case studies on different approaches to the task.
Industry news • 16 November 2016 • European Railway Review
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published its interim report into the Croydon tram derailment which fatality injured seven passengers on board.
Industry news • 14 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
In a contract worth €70 million, Alstom will supply 22 Citadis trams for operation on line T9 in Ile-de-France.
Industry news • 10 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The agglomeration community of Caen la Mer in north-west France will soon receive 23 Alstom Citadis X05 trams in a contract worth approximately €52 million.
Industry news • 9 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
On the morning of Wednesday 09 November, a Croydon tram derailed in south London killing several passengers and injuring over fifty.
Industry news • 20 October 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Manchester Metrolink has celebrated the arrival of its 120th tram ahead of the new Second City Crossing opening early next year.