Tag: Metro

[DE] Generation IK: new metros for Berlin enter service; now 60 units on order? [updated]

Berlin is changing, and it is changing fast. Since 2015, public transport authority BVG is testing a new generation of metro trains for its ‘small profile’ lines (U1-U4). This has […]

[IT] +15: More Leonardo metros for Milan line 1 and 2

Hitachi Rail Italy today announced that it has been awarded a contract, signed February 8th, worth 106 million EUR from Azienda Trasporti Milanesi (ATM) to manufacture an additional 15 “Leonardo” […]

[SE] Bombardier presents final design for the new Stockholm metro

Bombardier is has finalized the design of its Movia C30 metro for the Swedish city of Stockholm. Comparing it to the preliminary design from 2015, the exterior and trim have changed. […]

[VN] Alstom wins its first metro system contract in Vietnam

Alstom, as leader of a consortium with Colas Rail and Thales, today signed a contract with Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) to supply a metro system for Hanoi metro […]

[MA] Video: The Siemens Inspiro for Kuala Lumpur – Klang Valley project

Siemens has released a video of its Inspiro metro trains for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 58 driverless four-car metro trains are currently under delivery. Each train comprises four stainless steel cars in […]

[SA] In the picture: Siemens’ metro for Riyadh

Impressions of Siemens’ metro train for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, taken during InnoTrans 2016. Siemens, Bombardier and Alstom are all building metro trains for Riyadh, where currently the biggest new metro […]

[PE] Hitachi Rail tests ‘Nuevo Metro de Lima’ in the Czech Republic

European railway products go all around the world, of course. An exotic example is this new 6-car metro train for the Peruvian capital of Lima. It is being built by […]

(DE) Icke, Icke, Icke… Berlin orders 27 extra U-Bahn trainsets from Stadler Rail

It is official. The city of Berlin will have 40 new U-Bahn trains for its ‘Kleinprofilnetz’. This network includes the lines U1, U2, U3 and U4 with the smallest loading gauge. On […]

[FR] Rubber tyred metro: Alstom presents the MP14 for Paris

30.05.2016, Saint-Ouen: Representatives of Alstom, Ile-de-France, STIF, RATP and SGP commonly unveiled the new design of Paris’ rubber-tyred metro trains for (initially) line 14. Alstom showed the design and internal layout of the future MP14 […]

[BG] The design revealed: this is the Inspiro for Sofia

Siemens and Newag will deliver a fully automated metro system for Line 3 in Sofia, capital of Bulgaria. They will also supply new metro’s of Inspiro type (Siemens design). Twenty […]

[UK] Stadler Rail and Ansaldo STS: The Glasgow metro

Stadler Rail is rapidly expanding its product portfolio. After the acquisition of the Vossloh factory in Spain, which made the Swiss company a manufacturer of heavy mainline diesel locomotives, there […]