Tag: Light rail

[IE] LUAS Cross City: Alstom’s Citadis trams arrive in Dublin

Seven 55-metre trams, purchased for €35 million by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), will run on the extension of the Dublin tram network as part of the LUAS Cross City transport […]

[AT] Video: The first Flexity lightrail vehicle for Vienna, sort of ready

The production of new Flexity LRVs for Vienna is gaining momentum. On 11.10.2017, Bombardier and operator Wienerlinien presented the first, almost finished vehicle. At the end of 2018, the new […]

[ES] Stadler to deliver six CityLink tram/trains to FGV in Alicante

Stadler has signed a contract for the supply of six CityLink bimodal tram-trains for Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV). These tram-trains will be designed and produced entirely in Stadler’s […]

[DE] The Tramino enters regular service; Leipzig goes XL

After the official baptise ceremony ‘geht es los’: The new XL tram enters service in the German city of Leipzig. On 13.07.2017, major Burkhard Jung and other notables attended the […]

[BE] Bombardier’s appeal rejected, twice; De Lijn selects CAF for mega order

In November 2016, the Belgian ‘Raad van State’ suspended the awarding of the latest order of De Lijn. The public transport company from Belgium wanted to place an order for […]

[DE] Avenio it is: Bremen selects Siemens to deliver its next generation of trams

The German operator Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) has ordered a new tram fleet for the Free Hanseatic City. The order is for 67 Avenio trams and includes an option for […]

[DE] Stadler and Solaris: Second batch of Tramino trams for Braunschweig

For the second time, the German city of Braunschweig has ordered Tramino trams. But this time the order is placed via Stadler Rail. The Swiss manufacturer has won the European […]

[FR] 22: City of Strasbourg raises number of Citadis trams on order

On October 3, Alstom delivered the first of twelve new trams to French city of Strasbourg. In 2014, local operator Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS) closed a framework agreement with […]

[DE] Unloaded: First solaris Tramino ‘XL’ arrives in Leipzig

On 21.12.2016, the first Solaris 37-meter Tramino arrived at the German city of Leipzig. In 2015 the Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe signed a contract for the delivery of five LRVs and 36 […]

[SE] A lesson learned: A new generation of trams for the city of Göteborg

The Swedish city of Göteborg has awarded Bombardier and Vossloh Kiepe with the final contract for the development and construction of its newest generation of trams: series M33. Two prototype […]

[DK] In the picture: Variobahn for the Aarhus Letbane network

During the InnoTrans 2016 railway fair in Berlin, Stadler Rail showed a Variobahn lightrail for the completely new Aarhus Letbane network in Denmark. Stadler Rail is delivering twelve Tango sets and fourteen VarioBahn […]

[RU] Stadler is succesful in St. Petersburg with the Metelitsa: a new tram in a new market

Stadler has developed a new broad-gauge tram and successfully introduced it onto the market, with LLC Transport Concession Company (TCC) in Saint Petersburg ordering 23 Metelitsa trams. The majority of the production […]

[DE] Baureihe 483: finally a new generation of S-Bahn trains for Berlin

Stadler Pankow and Siemens, they are going to develop and build the next generation S-Bahn trains for the German city of Berlin. Which was officially announced 22.12.2015. The consortium, led […]

[DK] Aarhus presents the design of its new light rail vehicles

On June 1, Aarhus presented the designs of its future light rail vehicles, the first of its kind in Denmark. Stadler Rail will deliver two different types of trains; 13 vehicles […]