Bombardier and Zurich public transport agency Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich have presented a new tram design at a press event in Switzerland's largest city.
Prospective parties have been asked to explain how they would restore, repurpose and maintain one of 134 retired trams as bidding for the iconic fleet is set to begin.
Rolling stock leasing company Eversholt Rail has joined the Revolution VLR consortium developing a new brand of very light rail vehicle.
Alstom and Turkish construction firm Yapı Merkezi were awarded the turnkey project in March, 2014.
Organisers said that more than 66,000 spectators followed the championship through an online stream.
Bombardier has received a firm order for 60 trams through a framework agreement with the Brussels Intercommunal Transportation Company (STIB).
In total, 22 trains will run on the T12 Express Massy/Evry line and 10 on the T13 Express Saint-Cyr/Saint-Germain line.
For the first time in the competition's seven-year history, teams from Moscow, Edinburgh, Brno, and Lodz will compete.
A Gannett Fleming/WSP joint venture has been appointed to act as the construction management consultant on the planned Durham and Orange counties’ light rail project.
Premier Daniel Andrews said that the south-eastern suburbs of the state capital are growing and that a new tram link between the two areas will ease traffic on some of the busiest roads and get people home faster.