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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.

Škoda
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.

CZ LOKO
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.

Catenary-Free Lajkonik Tested In Regular Service
Catenary-Free Lajkonik Tested In Regular Service

On 2 December 2020, MPK Kraków has started tests of the Lajkonik tram RY825 in a catenary-free mode in regular passenger service.

ForCity Trams In Eskişehir Achieved 2,000,000 km
ForCity Trams In Eskişehir Achieved 2,000,000 km

In October 2020, Škoda-built ForCity Classic trams in the Turkish city of Eskişehir achieved 2 million kilometers  over two years of operation. 

Alstom Delivers Metros For Hanoi
Alstom Delivers Metros For Hanoi

On 27 November 2020 Alstom began shipping the second of the ten four-car Metropolis trains for the new Line 3 of the Hanoi metro.

First Modernised SSB LRVs
First Modernised SSB LRVs

In February 2019, Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB) awarded Voith a contract to modernise and renew the traction inverters of 50 Type S-DT 8.10 and S-DT 8.11 light rail vehicles.

Citadises For Köln
Citadises For Köln

On 25 November 2020, Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe has signed a contract with the Alstom/Kiepe Electric consortium for the supply of 64 Citadis low-floor trams.

Keolis Wins A New Tram Contract In China
Keolis Wins A New Tram Contract In China

On 15 October 2020, Keolis’ Chinese joint venture Shanghai Keolis was awarded a new five-year contract by the public transport authority of Jiaxing,forming a new joint venture called Shenjia (51 % Jiaxing Rail Co. and 49 % Shanghai Keolis) with the authority to operate and maintain the city’s new tram network.