Category: Metropolitan

MoU to ensure the interoperability of transport tariff systems signed in Alba Iulia

MoU to ensure the interoperability of transport tariff systems signed in Alba Iulia

11/04/2014 | Comments (0)

Eleven public transport organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 8 April to ensure the interoperability of the tariff systems of urban, metropolitan, county and inter-county public transport operators in Romania. The Memorandum was signed in Alba Iulia during the fourth edition of the Forum for Sustainable Mobility and Metropolitan Development on 8 and 9 […]

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Alain Flausch, UITP: a city cannot survive without public transport

Alain Flausch, UITP: a city cannot survive without public transport

11/04/2014 | Comments (0)

“Public transport has been and is still associated to social inclusion, economic development, a factor which reduces energy consumption and environmental impact. Decision makers have to prove this by investing in public transport and providing quality services. Based on these aspects, public transport could be placed at the core of economic and social development policies”, […]

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Romania: Electroputere VFU Paşcani - Astra Vagoane Călători consortium to upgrade the GT4 trams in Timişoara

Romania: Electroputere VFU Paşcani – Astra Vagoane Călători consortium to upgrade the GT4 trams in Timişoara

03/04/2014 | Comments (0)

The consortium of  Electroputere VFU Paşcani, as leader, and Astra Vagoane Călători, associate, has been selected winner of the open tender for major overhaul services with reconstruction and modernisation of the GT4 tram coaches in the city of Timişoara. On 3 April, the Municipality of  Timişoara announced that the Electroputere VFU Paşcani – Astra Vagoane […]

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Sofia launches new tender for the construction of metro line section

Sofia launches new tender for the construction of metro line section

03/04/2014 | Comments (0)

Metropolitan AD, the state-owned operator of Sofia underground, has opened a tender for the design and construction of a 7.2-km section of Sofia Metro, seenews.com informs. The section will cross the central parts of the city, connecting Botevgradsko shosse boulevard with Ovcha Kupel 1 neighbourhood in south-western Sofia. The construction of the section is phase […]

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First automated metro line in Central and Eastern Europe, inaugurated in Budapest

First automated metro line in Central and Eastern Europe, inaugurated in Budapest

01/04/2014 | Comments (0)

As of 28 March, Alstom put in operation the metro trains on the new Line 4 of Budapest which becomes the first automated metro line in Central and Eastern Europe. During the official inauguration of Line 4, 15 new driverless Metropolis trains, manufactured by the French company, were put in operation. The project for the […]

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