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New Tram Design for Zurich Unveiled

Zurich public transport operator, Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich (VBZ), have unveiled a mock-up of their new FLEXITY tram, made by Bombardier. The FLEXITY trams are designed to be a cost-effective solution to improve capacity, accessibility, efficiency, and passenger comfort for Zurich commuters. The FLEXITY tram’s design features include a...

New Design River Cruise Ship

AmaWaterways have unveiled designs for the first of a new generation of river cruise ships that are almost twice the width of traditional river cruise ships. When she is launched in May 2019, MV AmaMagna will have space for a wider choice of facilites including four restaurants...

Airbus Considers Passenger Facilities in the Cargo Bay

European aircraft manufacturer, Airbus, is planning to fit sleeping berth modules inside the cargo compartments on its airliners. Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace have partnered to develop and market lower-deck modules with passenger sleeping berths. The modules, which would fit inside the aircraft’s cargo compartments, offer new opportunities...

Powered Test Flight for VSS Unity

  Virgin Galactic has just successfully tested its new spaceship, Unity. Yesterday’s flight was the first powered flight for a Virgin Galactic spaceship since the fatal accident on a test flight in 2014. VSS Unity took off from their base in the Mojave desert at 8:02am with...

New Design for a Recreational Ground-Effect Vehicle

The “Caspian Sea Monster” is alive! Well actually we already know that. Reports last year pointed to the re-emergence of a large “wing in ground-effect” (WIG) vehicle being developed once again for the Russian military. The huge ‘Ekranoplan’ which so startled western military intelligence back in the...

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