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Bremen orders new tram fleet from Siemens

Industry news  •  3 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

German operator Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) has ordered 67 Avenio trams from Siemens, which includes an option for up to 17 additional trams.

Arizona orders 11 light rail vehicles

Industry news  •  14 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

The urban transport company, Phoenix Valley Metro Rail, has ordered 11 new S70 light rail vehicles (LRV) from Siemens.

Two Urbino 12 electric vehicles purchased by Unibuss

Industry news  •  3 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

Two Urbino 12 electric vehicles have been purchased by Unibuss, marking a new electric era for the Norwegian public transport operator.

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.

New trains and automatic train control system ordered for Sofia Metro Line 3

Industry news  •  29 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A Siemens led consortium has supplied Sofia Metro line 3 with 20 Inspiro trains and a new automatic train control system.

New Inspiro metro vehicles unveiled for Riyadh

Industry news  •  24 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Siemens has unveiled its new Inspiro type metro vehicles for the Riyadh mass transit project, offering 2 and 4-car trains designed for the region’s extreme climate.

Siemens awarded contract to supply CBTC for Paris commuter line

Industry news  •  11 February 2016  •  

French National Railways (SNCF) has awarded a contract to supply communication based train control (CBTC) system to Siemens for the RER E line extension.

New Avenio LRVs begin passenger service in The Hague

Industry news  •  2 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Dutch public transport operator HTM marked the start of passenger services with its new fleet of Siemens Avenio light rail vehicles (LRVs) on The Hague’s line 2 route.

Siemens commits to international orders with localised tram factory

Industry news  •  21 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Siemens has confirmed its commitment to the growing urban public transport market by building a new tram assembly factory in the Turkish city of Gebze.

Munich to receive a further 22 Avenio trams

Industry news  •  1 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Munich Transport authority SWM and its subsidiary company MVG have ordered a further 22 Avenio trams from Siemens for €70 million.

Munich operator MVG orders 22 new Avenio trams

Industry news  •  17 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Munich operator Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft (MVG), subsidiary of Stadtwerke München (SWM), has placed an order for 22 Siemens Avenio trams.

Siemens to supply Ulm with Avenio M light rail vehicles

Industry news  •  26 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

SWU Verkehr GmbH, a subsidiary of Ulm municipal authority in Germany, has signed a contract with Siemens for the supply of 12 Avenio M light rail vehicles.

Stockholm’s hybrid bus line installs Siemens charging stations

Industry news  •  16 March 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Stockholm Public Transport (SL) has installed Siemens charging stations at each end of the electric hybrid bus route between Ropsten and the Karolinska Institute. Siemens, together with Vattenfall have provided a system that can charge the lithium battery of an electric hybrid bus in only six minutes. Fully charged, the buses can operate seven kilometres […]

Video: Robust communications for transportation systems

Videos  •  5 March 2015  •  Siemens

With a combined portfolio of RUGGEDCOM and SCALANCE networking products, Siemens is taking a leading role in transportation networks around the world. We offer best-in-class, end-to-end networking solutions for road and rail that are able to withstand the harshest conditions…

Siemens to modernise the signalling system of the Düsseldorf light-railway

Industry news  •  19 January 2015  •  Siemens

The mass transit company, Rheinbahn AG, has commissioned Siemens to bring the signalling system of the Düsseldorf light-railway up to the state-of-the-art over the next few years…