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80 % of new Piccadilly line trains will be built in Yorkshire
80 % of new Piccadilly line trains will be built in Yorkshire

Siemens Mobility has confirmed that 80 % of new trains for the Piccadilly line will be assembled at a new Goole rail village.

 

New trams for Praha presented
New trams for Praha presented

On 10 January 2024, representatives of the City of Praha, DPP and Škoda Group presented the concept and design of a new Type Škoda ForCity Plus Praha 52T tram.

Glasgow new subway trains entered passenger service
Glasgow new subway trains entered passenger service

On 11 December 2023, for the first time, passengers in Glasgow had the chance to travel on the new subway trains, which Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) will gradually be introducing into commercial operation.

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New tramway system for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
New tramway system for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

On 3 January 2024 Alstom signed a more than 500 million EUR contract with The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) for AlUla's pioneering battery-powered tramway - the world's longest catenary-free line.

Urboses for Roma
Urboses for Roma

On 2 January 2024 CAF announced that ATAC has awarded it the framework contract for the supply of the new tram fleet for the Italian capital.

Citadises for the Lille European Metropolitan Area
Citadises for the Lille European Metropolitan Area

The Lille European Metropolitan Area has chosen Alstom to supply its new trams to replace existing rolling stock on the historic ‘Mongy’ line, which links the cities of Lille, Roubaix and Tourcoing. 

110th Lajkonik hit Kraków's tracks
110th Lajkonik hit Kraków's tracks

Kraków's residents already have 110 Lajkonik trams at their disposal. The last 110th Lajkonik, HY722, rolled out onto the line on 9 November from the Nowa Huta depot. 

ZF Produces new rail drives for Rome and Milan Metros
ZF Produces new rail drives for Rome and Milan Metros

ZF will equip the metros built by Hitachi Rail for Italy's two largest cities of Milan and Rome with the latest generation of its two-stage spur gear drive.

Wiener Linien orders 10 additional X-Wagen metro trains
Wiener Linien orders 10 additional X-Wagen metro trains

The WL fleet will be modernized with 44 new X trains.

Class 483/484 completely in service
Class 483/484 completely in service

On 18 September 2023 the new Berlin S-Bahn fleet has been completed: all 106 trains of the new class are now in service.

Stadler and the HÜBNER Group will be working more closely together on the VDV Tram-Train project
Stadler and the HÜBNER Group will be working more closely together on the VDV Tram-Train project

The HÜBNER Group companies HEMSCHEIDT Engineering and Kunststofftechnik Hennigsdorf (KTH) will now provide products and systems for 246 CITYLINK vehicles.

Utsunomia opens new tram line, the first in Japan in 75 years
Utsunomia opens new tram line, the first in Japan in 75 years

On 26 August 2023, a new tram line was inaugurated in Utsunomia. It is the first new tram system in the country since 1948. The service is provided by 51 three-section, 29.52 m long, bi-directional articulated HU300 'Lightline' trams.

Testing of first new Piccadilly line train started
Testing of first new Piccadilly line train started

The first of the 94 Siemens-built trains for Transport for London’s (TfL’s) Piccadilly line has arrived at the Test and Validation Centre in Wegberg-Wildenrath.

More Inspiros for metro in Sofia
More Inspiros for metro in Sofia

On 20 July 2023 the SIMETRO consortium (consisting of Siemens Mobility Bulgaria, Siemens Mobility Austria and NEWAG) has signed a contract with Metropoliten EAD to supply eight additional three-car Inspiro trains for the Sofia Metro Line 3.

The ORA consortium will operate and maintain Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express public transit network
The ORA consortium will operate and maintain Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express public transit network

On 18 July 2023 the Board of Directors of Île-de-France Mobilités (IdFM) has awarded the contract to operate and maintain Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express to the international ORA Consortium which comprises RATP Dev as majority shareholder, Alstom, and ComfortDelGro.