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International Tramdriver Championship


International Tramdriver Championship

Just a few days remain until the start of the annual International Tramdriver Championship, Tram-EM European Tramdriver Championship, in Oradea, Romania This year, the team representing the capital of Ukraine, the heroic city of Kyiv, will consist of two participants: Irina Zaritska and Oksana Lyakhuta, as reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply, citing Kyivpastrans.
system on tram lines


Obstacle detection system on tram lines

Bosch has started testing the new TFCW 2. 0 obstacle detection system on a tram in Romania The project is being carried out in the city of Cluj in collaboration with the engineering center of the German company, the local public transport operator CTP, and the technical university, reports railway journal Railway Supply with reference to Rollingstock.
upgrade their tram fleets


Two Romanian cities plan to upgrade their tram fleets

In total, the cities are looking to acquire around thirty trams The Romanian cities of Galați and Iași will attempt to modernize their tram fleets with funding from the European Union's Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF).


Alstom to supply 22 Citadis tramcars for Strasbourg

Strasbourg's public transport operator Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS) and the capital of the Grand Est region in north-east France have entered into a framework agreement with Alstom for the supply of 22 Citadis tramcars.
Berlin tram


Berlin tram network ups the voltage

Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe has completed the conversion of the traction power supply for the entire 196 km tram network from 600V DC to 750V DC.


CAF to supply tramcars to Hungary and Spain

CAF has received two new orders worth approximately EUR 100 million for the supply of tram cars based on the Urbos structural platform.
Vinnitsa trams


The first 8 out of 35 Zurich Tram 2000 trams were sent by rail from Switzerland to Vinnitsa

On Saturday, March 18, 2023, eight VBZ Tram2000 trams began their long journey to a new life in Vinnitsa. The special cargo was sent in the morning along route 63069 from Niederglatt to the marshalling yard in Limmattal, from where the route will continue towards Ukraine in the coming days.


Trams and trolleybuses plan to resume traffic in Kharkiv

On March 15, Kharkiv plans to resume ground passenger urban electric transport, which was stopped after a massive missile attack by Russian occupants on the night of March 9.
Skoda ForCity Smart


First Škoda ForCity Smart tram heads to Germany

In 2019, the Škoda Group won the tender for the supply of trams for a public transport company in Bonn. In total, the company will supply 26 modern railcars on the ForCity Smart platform to the German city.


Marguerite starts work on the Mont Blanc mountain railway

In December, the last of four EMUs delivered by Stadler for the refurbishment of the Tramway du Mont-Blanc mountain railway entered service.
Tramwaje Warszawskie


Warsaw will continue to green tramways

Warsaw already has 28 km of green tramways. There will be even more of them on the newly built tram routes.


Stadler wins contract to supply new TRAMLINK trams in Switzerland

The rolling stock manufacturer has received a contract from a Swiss operator for the supply of ten new trams of the TRAMLINK type.