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New trams to go in streets of Minsk

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The project is an innovative development of the Stadler Minsk enterprise. The new vehicle that is called Metelitsa (the Russian for ‘snowstorm’) is equipped with a climate control system, light emitting diodes, and a navigation system. It also provides comfortable conditions for people with special needs. The tram is 27 metres long and it allows […]

Plans for direct tram-train link between Glasgow Airport and city

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

The £144m Glasgow Airport Access Project could see journey times cut to 16.5 minutes and would bypass the need to use the busy M8. It would involve a specially-designed hybrid tram-train using the existing railway network and on-street tracks. It comes seven years after the Scottish government scrapped plans for a direct rail link on […]

New U-turns and left turns to open along tramway in Dubai

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Located at the intersection of Al Sufouh-Al Gharbi streets between Jumeirah Beach Residence 1 and Jumeirah Beach Residence 2 stations, the opening of the turns will make life easier for motorists. All left and U-turns were closed ahead of the opening of Dubai Tram in November 2014 to ensure road safety. The closure of the […]

EVO1 prototype tram now taking passengers

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

A prototype tram is being tested in Prague. EVO1 began passengerless testing over the summer and as of the start of February has been taking passengers on limited lines. Passenger testing had previously been announced for October, but was delayed.

Tram needs to be planned in its entirety, says minister

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Luxembourg Infrastructure Minister François Bausch has defended a decision to issue a call for tender for the full tram route even though MPs have only greenlighted the first stretch between the central station and Luxexpo.

Alstom opens line 2 of the Citadis tramway in Le Mans

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Alstom is opening the second tram line with greater Le Mans council in the presence of Jean-Claude Boulard, mayor of Le Mans and president of Le Mans Métropole, and François Papin, Site Managing Director of La Rochelle. The network is growing from 15.4 km to 19 km and the Citadis fleet is expanding from 26 […]