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Tokyo Metro Class 17000 In Regular Service
Tokyo Metro Class 17000 In Regular Service

In August 2020 we informed about the new Class 17000 EMU destined for Tokyo Metro Tokyo Yūrakuchō and Fukutoshin lines.

ForCity Trams For Brandenburg
ForCity Trams For Brandenburg

On 17 February 2021, Škoda Transportation announced that it will supply its ForCity Plus trams to the cities of Frankfurt (Oder), Brandenburg an der Havel and Cottbus. 

Dubai Route 2020 Metro Line’s Second Month Of Regular Service
Dubai Route 2020 Metro Line’s Second Month Of Regular Service

On 1 January 2021, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority started regular service on the Dubai Metro Route 2020.

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New Artic Trams For Helsinki
New Artic Trams For Helsinki

On 4 February 2021, Škoda Transtech and Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos concluded an order for 23 type ForCity Smart Artic X54 trams.

ForCity Smart Trams For Brno
ForCity Smart Trams For Brno

On 2 February 2021, Škoda Transportation and DPMB signed a framework agreement worth 2.4 billion CZK (around 92.3 million EUR) for the purchase of up to 40 ForCity Smart 34 trams.

A Second Lajkonik With Traction Batteries Arrived
A Second Lajkonik With Traction Batteries Arrived

On 3 February 2021, Lajkonik RY832 was brought to the Podgórze tram depot.

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Citadis X05 Trams In Kaohsiung
Citadis X05 Trams In Kaohsiung

On 12 January 2021, Alstom’s Citadis X05 trams have entered passenger service on the South Circular Light Rail line of Kaohsiung City in Taiwan.

First MÁV-START Citylink In Hungary
First MÁV-START Citylink In Hungary

In May 2017, MÁV-START signed a contract with Stadler for the supply of eight dual-power tram-trains with an option for four more, this being confirmed in July 2020. In early January 2021, the first one left Stadler Valencia works towards Hungary, arriving on the 8th in Szentes.

VAG’s Type GT8N Modernisation Started
VAG’s Type GT8N Modernisation Started

Following an extensive modernisation, VAG Nürnberg has put the first four-car Type GT8N tram back into service on 22 December 2020.

Up To 117 New FLEXITY Trams For Berlin
Up To 117 New FLEXITY Trams For Berlin

On 16 December 2020, Bombardier Transportation signed a new framework agreement with BVG for delivery of up to 117 FLEXITY trams and their spare parts.

More FLEXITY Trams For Zürich
More FLEXITY Trams For Zürich

On 11 December 2020, Bombardier Transportation and VBZ have signed a contract for 40 additional Flexity trams. 

Samara Metro Cars Overhauled
Samara Metro Cars Overhauled

On 10 December 2020, six Model 81-717/714 metro cars left St. Peterburg for Samara following a major overhaul, which was carried out by the Metrovagonmash subsidiary OEVRZ.

First Bodyshell For New Dresden Flexity
First Bodyshell For New Dresden Flexity

On 9 December 2020, the first bodyshell of the first of 30 Flexity trams for Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe was accepted by the operator at the Bombardier Görlitz works.

TMH Launches Its Activity In Israel
TMH Launches Its Activity In Israel

On 2 December 2020, TMH launched operations in Israel with the creation of TMH Israel to serve the needs of the Israeli railway and urban transportation markets in partnership with local companies.

Start Of Building The Avenio Trams For Nürnberg
Start Of Building The Avenio Trams For Nürnberg

On 2 December 2020, the building of a batch 12 Avenio trams for Nürnberg started.