Bombardier to supply 47 Flexity trams to Berlin.(www.railway-technology.com)

Bombardier to supply 47 Flexity trams to Berlin
Bombardier Transportation has received a $190m order from German rail operator BVG to supply 47 additional Flexity trams for Berlin.

Preliminary work begins on $1.7bn Auckland City Rail Link
Preliminary work has started on the NZ$2.5bn ($1.7bn) City Rail Link (CRL) project in Auckland, New Zealand.

Alstom delivers first X’Trapolis train to South Africa
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has received the first of 600 X’Trapolis Mega commuter trains ordered from Alstom at the Wolmerton depot in Johannesburg.

TfL gets approval for Bank Tube station upgrade
Transport for London (TfL) has received approval from the UK Government to begin work on the £563m upgrade of London Underground’s Bank Tube station in 2016.