Category: Metropolitan

Bremen tram extension opens

Bremen tram extension opens

06/08/2014 | Comments (0)

The 5.5 km northern extension of Bremen’s tram network from Bremen-Borgfeld to Lilienthal and Falkenberg, which crosses over the state border into neighbouring Lower Saxony opened to passengers on August 1. Construction started on the 10-station line in February 2011 and it was originally due to open in September 2013, but completion was delayed by […]

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Czech Republic enters the Chinese public transport market

Czech Republic enters the Chinese public transport market

06/08/2014 | Comments (0)

Inekon Group founded in China new Joint Venture Tong Hao Railway Vehicles Corp. (THRV) with registered capital of nearly 40 mil. €. The new company was founded in partnership with public corporation China Railway Signal and Communication Corp. (CRSC) and Xiangtan Electric Manufacturing Group Corp. (XEMC), with which Inekon Group has long-term cooperation. The majority […]

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Madrid Metro to introduce in-tunnel advertising

Madrid Metro to introduce in-tunnel advertising

05/08/2014 | Comments (0)

Madrid Metro has approved a pilot scheme to install in-tunnel advertising between two stations on its underground rail network. An LED advertising system will be installed between the stations Nuevos Ministerios and Colombia on Line 8, allowing video advertisements to be beamed to passengers onboard trains passing through the tunnels. The two-year trial is expected […]

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Five cities outline EUR 19bn One North transport plan

Five cities outline EUR 19bn One North transport plan

05/08/2014 | Comments (0)

Representatives from five cities in the North of England are calling for a £15bn (EUR 19bn) 15-year plan to be adopted to improve transport. The One North report says a 125mph trans-Pennine rail link, a faster link to Newcastle and better access to Manchester Airport are needed. It has been developed by an alliance of five […]

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Izmir buys light rail rolling stock using EBRD

Izmir buys light rail rolling stock using EBRD

04/08/2014 | Comments (0)

The EBRD is considering a EUR 30 Million loan to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.  The proceeds will be used for the acquisition of 85 light rail train vehicles at a total cost of EUR 156 Million. The Bank will finance up to EUR 30 Million to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality as part of a EUR 115 Million […]

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