Rolls-Royce opens MTU South Africa’s upgraded facility in Cape Town.(www.railway-technology.com)

US Metropolitan Council awards light rail vehicles contract to Siemens
The Metropolitan Council has contracted Germany-based Siemens to manufacture 27 new light rail vehicles for the Metro Transit Southwest line expansion in Minnesota, US.

Rolls-Royce opens MTU South Africa’s upgraded facility in Cape Town
UK’s Rolls-Royce has inaugurated MTU South Africa’s redesigned facility in Cape Town after completing upgrades worth €3m.

First new X’Trapolis and VLocity trains for Victoria delivered
The first new X’Trapolis and VLocity trains ordered by Victoria Government in Australia have been delivered.

Deals this week: Helsinki City Transport HKL, Siemens
Helsinki City Transport HKL is to buy 40 new trams with a €60m ($65.4m) loan from the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB).