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News 2006
  • Dec 06
  • - Zurich: Glattalbahn first section opened running from Messe/Hallenstadion to Auzelg
  • - Montpellier: a second tram line (Line 2 from Saint Jean de Vedas to Jacou) opened on 16 December 2006
  • - Paris: tram Line T3 (Pont du Garigliano/Bd Victor-Porte d'Ivry) opened on 16 December 2006
  • - Lyon: Line T3 (LEA) opened on 4 December 2006; LEA runs from Part Dieu to Meyzieu (with Alstom Citadis rolling stock)
  • Nov 06
  • - Paris: Line T4 (tram-train from Aulnay-sous-Bois to Bondy) opened on 18 November 2006
  • Oct 06
  • - Sassari: LRT Line 1 (from Stazione FS to Emiciclo Garibaldi) opened on 27 October 2006
  • - Clermont Ferrand: the first worldwide Translohr tram-on-tyres system has been opened on 14 October 2006
  • - Velez Malaga: the first section (Jurado Lorca de Velez Park-San Andres) of a new tram line opened on 11 October 2006
  • Sep 06
  • - Orleans: contract signed with Alstom for the contruction of the second tramway line (with APS-Alimentation Par Sol system to be adopted on part of the track) and the delivery of 21 Citadis vehicles (93 M Euro, opening in 2011)
  • Jul 06
  • - Valenciennes: the first tram line (Line 1 from Dutemple to Famars Universitè) opened on 3 July 2006
  • - Angers: contract signed with Alstom for the delivery of 17 Citadis vehicles (45 M Euro, from 2009), with APS (Alimentation Par Sol) system to be adopted on part of the track
  • - Palermo ordered 17 Bombardier Flexity Outlook trams (69 M Euro, 4 years of maintenance included), to be delivered starting from 2009
  • Jun 06
  • - Porto ordered 30 Bombardier Flexity Swift trams for the local LRT system (total amount: 115 M Euro, to be delivered in 2008-2009)
  • - London ordered 31 Bombardier metro cars for DLR automated metro line (same type of the 24 vehicles ordered in May 2005; total amount: 50 M Pounds)
  • May 06
  • - Karlsruhe: the northern tram-train extension \"Strassenbahn Nordstadt/Heide\" has been opened on 27-05-2006
  • - Grenoble: Line C first section (Seyssins Le Prisme-Saint-Martin d'Heres Condillac Universites: 9.6 km, 19 stops) opened on 21-05-2006
  • - Oporto: Line E section Verdes - Aeroporto (1.6 km) opening (27-05-2006)
  • Apr 06
  • - Genoa: Sarzano/S. Agostino new metro stop opening (03-06-2006)
  • - Toulouse: 18 Alstom Citadis 302 with an option for 6 more vehicles have been selected for the new tramway line (to be delivered in 2008,total amount: 65.8 M Euro)
  • Mar 06
  • - Frankfurt ordered 148 Bombardier Flexity Swift trams (with an option for 24 more cars), in order to replace the elder Duewag Stadtbahn fleet (1968-1984); total cost 300 M Euro
  • - Scottisch Parlament has approved Edinbourgh line 2 financement; current total approved financement for Edinbourgh new tramway network is about 450 M Pounds
  • Feb 06
  • - On 14 February 2006 Line C Roma (automated metro) contract has been awarded to a consortium which includes Ansaldo
  • - On 4 February 2006 the first section (Fermi-XVIII Dicembre) of Turin automated metro (VAL 208) has been opened
  • - CAF will supply 14+1 metro car for the new metro of Malaga
  • Jan 06
  • - Palermo new tramway (Line 1, Line 2, Line 3) contract has been awarded to a consortium which includes Bombardier
  • - In Bochum on Jenuary 2006 works for an underground section (Bochumer Verein/Jahrhunderthalle - Lohring) of the Bochum Hauptbanhof-Wanne-Eickelbranch branch have been completed
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