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Video: Shocking tram vs bicycle near misses caught on camera

Dublin's Luas light rail network has released footage online showing cyclists narrowly avoiding collisions with trams as part of a new bike safety campaign. Transdev, which operates Luas services, and Transport Infrastructure hope the campaign...
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Plans submitted for Midland Metro’s Brierley Hill extension

Transport for the West Midlands (TfWM) has submitted planning documents for a proposed £200 million extension of the Midland Metro between Wednesbury and Brierley Hill. The seven-mile extension would serve Great Bridge, Horseley Heath, Dudley Port,...

Report shows spiralling cost of Sheffield tram-train pilot

The cost of Sheffield's tram-train pilot project has quadrupled and the benefits remain uncertain, a new report has highlighted. A report published by the UK's National Audit Office (NAO) into the Sheffield to Rotherham tram-train...

Citadis trams for Ile-de-France

Ile-de-France transport authority STIF has placed a framework order with Alstom for up to 90 Citadis trams. STIF has placed a firm order for 22 trams worth €70 million, with options for up to 68...

Planning permission sought for Birmingham HS2 tram extension

The Midland Metro Alliance has applied to the UK government for approval to build and operate the Birmingham Eastside extension - a new tram line which will serve the future HS2 station at Curzon...

New mega-buses to replace trams?

Could advances in bus design threaten the role of trams on busy routes? New, longer designs which carry more passengers and combine flexibility with vast capacity. The Campaign for Better Transport’s website, on its page...

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...

Bremen orders Avenio trams from Siemens

Siemens is to supply 67 Avenio trams for Bremen's public transport operator, Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG). The new trams will begin replacing the current GT8N series units from spring 2019. BSAG, which operates the city's seven-line tram...

Tram-trains set to begin operating on T11 Express line

Alstom tram-trains are due to begin passenger operation on the T11 Express line between Epinay-sur-Seine and Le Bourget in Paris. Alstom began delivering the Citadis Dualis vehicles in August last year and has been delivering one...

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.

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