Ground broken on Maryland Purple Line extension

The first spade has hit the ground on Maryland's $5.6 billion Purple Line extension project.

New image of Stadler tram-trains for Alicante

Stadler has released an image of the Citylink bimodal tram-trains it is supplying to Spain’s Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV).

Mott MacDonald/STV JV to manage Seattle light rail extensions

Mott MacDonald and STV - known collectively as Northwest Transit Systems Partners (NTSP) - have won a contract to manage two light rail extensions in Seattle.

Milan launches procurement for 80 new trams

Milan's public transport operator, ATM, is inviting manufacturers to supply 80 new trams for the city.
Credit: Eglinton Crosstown.

First track laid for Toronto’s $5.3bn Eglinton Crosstown light railway

The 19km system will have 25 stations and is expected to open in 2021, connecting Mount Dennis station in the west with Kennedy station in the east.
A tram on the Edinburgh tram network passing through Prince Street. Credit: Pete Spiro/Shutterstock.

Proposed Edinburgh tram extension could be open by 2022

Edinburgh council is to consider extending the city's tram network, with the proposed line forecast to be operational by 2022 if it gets the green light.
Credit: Stadler.

Stadler delivers St Petersburg’s first Metelitsa trams

Six of Metelitsa trams were delivered from the company's assembly plant in Minsk, Belarus, on August 1, with the remaining 17 trams to be delivered by 2018.

HS2 under the microscope

On a single day in July, more than 100 documents relating to HS2 were published on the Department for Transport’s website – not so surprising when you realise that parliament’s summer recess was looming. Some of the papers were more extensive than others but it still amounted to something like 115 seperate items. This month, […]

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First Stadler FLIRT complete for TEXRail commuter line

The trains will operate on TEXRail, a 27 mile commuter line that is currently under construction in Tarrant County, Texas, the United States.

Larsen & Toubro in Mauritius light rail win

India's Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won a "breakthrough" contract to design and build a light rail system on the island of Mauritius.

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