Alstom to deliver 30 metro trainsets to Lyon

Lyon transport authority Sytral has awarded Alstom a €140m contract to supply 30 trainsets for the Lyon metro. The order announced on October 26 includes options for up to 18 more trains.
International Rail News

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Ban super sized trucks on residential streets in Yarraville

Letters to the Editor
From 1 November 2016 VicRoads is banning 'super sized' B double trucks from the West Gate Bridge, apparently it can no longer take the weight. Instead these massive trucks are going to be allowed to use Francis Street Yarraville to get to the Port.

Ratos sells EuroMaint Rail

International Rail News
Private equity company Ratos has signed an agreement to sell its 100% stake in rolling stock maintenance business EuroMaint Rail to SSVP, a mid-market private equity fund advised by Orlando Management which invests in companies that it believes are underperforming but have ‘a healthy core’. The SKr650m deal announced on October 25 is expected to close by the end of this year.

Safeguarding the competitiveness of light rail

Tram and Light Rail News
With the rise of non-rail ‘electro-mobility’ and new approaches to urban transport such as car sharing and taxi apps, light rail and trams are facing increased competition. Where should the rail supply industry put its focus to ensure the attractiveness and competitiveness of light rail vehicles?

DB and Siemens launch predictive maintenance pilot

International Rail News
Deutsche Bahn and Siemens have launched a 12-month pilot project to provide data to support predictive maintenance of the Class 407 Velaro D high speed train fleet.

First Guadalajara Line 3 train shipped

International Rail News
The first of 18 trainsets that will operate on Guadalajara metro Line 3 has begun its journey from Alstom’s Barcelona factory in Spain and is due to arrive in Mexico by the end of November.

Bombardier joint venture starts work on Serbian upgrading

International Rail News
SERBIA: Bombardier Transportation has begun work on its first signalling project in Serbia, covering the 77·6 km Resnik – Valjevo section of the route from Beograd to Bar in Montenegro, of which 287 km is in Serbia. The infrastructure work will support an increase in the maximum speed on the route from 50 to 120 km/h.

Bombardier joint venture starts work on Serbian signalling18 hours ago in International Rail News

Samarkand receives trams19 hours ago in Tram and Light Rail News

MTR Corp issues first green bond20 hours ago in Asian Rail News

National Express pulls out of Nürnberg S-Bahn bidding20 hours ago in International Rail News

Work begins on the Eaglehawk to Inglewood Rail Line22 hours ago in Victorian Rail News

Wiener Lokalbahnen orders locomotives22 hours ago in International Rail News

Rail CEO needs to change her tactics22 hours ago in Queensland Rail News

Offensive PSO behaviour or justified action?22 hours ago in Letters to the Editor

Public inquiry for Line 3 extension in Saint-Etienne23 hours ago in International Rail News

Brisbane Cross River Rail gets funding boost23 hours ago in Queensland Rail News

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