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News 2005
  • Dec 05
  • - Dortmund ordered 47 Bombardier Flexity Classic trams (with an option for 5 more cars), to be delivered in 2007-2010
  • - Dockland Light Rail extension Canning Town-London City Airport-King George V (4.4 km, 4 stops) has been opened
  • - Northumberland Park stop (Newcastle, Tyne-and-Wear Metro) opening
  • - English Government rejected Leeds Supertram, Merseyside Tram (Liverpool) and South Hampshire Tram financing, a causa dell'incremento di costo rispetto all'ipotesi iniziale
  • Oct 05
  • - Innsbruck ordered 22 Bombardier Flexity Outlook trams, with a further option for 10 more vehicles
  • - Kracow tramway tender has been launched (11.8 km: 5.9 km of new tracks+5.9 km of renewed existing tracks) for a total amount of 60 M Euro (43 M Euro for the low floor rolling stock)
  • - On the 3 of October in Valencia Bailen stop opened (Linea 5 of Metro Valencia)
  • Sep 05
  • - On 17 September Polo Universitario - Camara de Gaia (5.7 km) section of Metro Do Porto has been putted in service
  • - Linz (Aut) ordered 12 Bombardier low floor trams (900 mm gauge, 2.4 M Euro each, to be delivered in 2008)
  • - LVB society in Leipzig (Germany) ordered 12 Bombardier Flexity Classic trams, actuating a previous option (2.83 M Euro each, to be delivered in 2006)
  • Aug 05
  • - On 29 August Rotterdam Calandlijn Line (east-west line) has been extended from De Tochten to Nesselande
  • Jul 05
  • - Bologna Metrotranvia (Line 1) project has been approved and parly financed (first phase Fiera Michelino-Stazione FS, 92 million Euro contribute) by Italian Infrastructure Ministry; other 3 million Euro have been assigned to complete the studies of the further phases of the project
  • Jun 05
  • - UK Transport Dipartment intend to promote an extension of LRT Midland Monorail Line along Birmingham Snow Hill-New-Five Ways area (Edgbaston) route; it's expected a further decision by transport local authority, which alco considered an underground solution along the same track
  • Jun 05
  • - Bombardier signed with RET (Rotterdam public transport operator) a contract for a 21 additional Flexity Outlook Swift delivery, to be used on RandstadRail line track (Rotterdam-The Hague-Zoetermeer)
  • May 05
  • - Italian Infrastructure Ministry financed Parma metro project (172 million Euro) and Rimini Fiera-Cattolica rapid coast transport project (43 million Euro)
  • - Remarkable first results for Luas Dublin tramway network (Green Line - 6 km -, Red Line - 15 km)
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