New Sydney tram unveiled

The first new Citadis X05 tram for Sydney has been delivered by Alstom. The French manufacturer is supplying 60 Citadis light rail vehicles (LRVs) to the city for its CBD and South East Light Rail...
A CAF tram on the Midland Metro. Credit: Chris Jenner/Shutterstock.

Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF to open train production plant in Wales

Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF will open a train production plant in South Wales next year, the company has announced. Around 300 jobs will be created at the site near Newport when it opens in the autumn. Previously,...

First of Melbourne’s new E-Class trams in service

Yarra Trams has brought the first of 30 new E-Class trams into revenue service. Trams 51 and 52 are the first of the latest generation of low-floor E-Class trams to enter service in Melbourne. In 2015,...
Credit: Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation.

Metro train travels on Honolulu’s elevated rail network for the first time

Engineers in Hawaii have towed a metro train on Honolulu's elevated metro system for the first time. The first metro train was towed - because the electrical grid that will power the trains has not yet...

Solely solar: Renewable energy to power Melbourne trams

The Australian state of Victoria is investing in new solar farms to power Melbourne's tram network. Large solar plants capable of producing 75 megawatts (MW) of renewable electricity will be built in the state by the...

KeolisAmey to become new Manchester Metrolink operator

KeolisAmey will become the new operator of Manchester's Metrolink light rail network when the current contract with RATP Dev and MPT ends in the summer. The joint venture already operates London's Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and...

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