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...

Tracklaying complete for Stage 2 of Gold Coast tram system

The final section of track has been installed for Stage 2 of the Gold Coast Light Rail network, with Stage 3 on the way. The 7.3-kilometre extension will link Stage 1 at the Gold Coast University Hospital...

Construction contract awarded for Adelaide tram extension

Downer York Joint Venture - a partnership of Downer EDI Works and York Civil - is to deliver the City Tram Extension Project in Adelaide. The one-kilometre East End extension includes four new stops and will serve...
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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...
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,...

Funding approved for Salt Lake City S Line double-tracking

The Salt Lake City County Council has voted in favour of providing $4.5 million to double track a section of the S Line light rail route in Salt Lake City. A second track will be...

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...

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...

Record passenger journeys for England’s tram networks

England's tram networks have reported their highest passenger numbers and vehicle miles since records began. All eight systems across England - Nottingham Express Transit (NET), London Tramlink, Midland Metro, Sheffield Supertram, Manchester Metrolink, Docklands Light...

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...

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