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London Underground seeks additional trains BIDS are invited by London Underground (LU) for trains for the Northern and Jubilee lines to enable a more a frequent service to be operated on each line following resignalling and to provide additional trains for an extension of the Northern Line.
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INDIA's Union Cabinet granted its approval on August 20 for the first phase of the metro network in Nagpur, the capital of Maharashtra state and India's 13th-largest city with a population of 2.2 million. The initial...
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BIDS are invited by London Underground (LU) for trains for the Northern and Jubilee lines to enable a more a frequent service to be operated on each line following resignalling and to provide additional trains...
london-underground-plans-to-install-cbtc-on-four-lines
EXPRESSIONS of interest are being sought by London Underground (LU) from systems suppliers for the installation of communications-based train control (CBTC) on the Bakerloo, Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City lines. LU wants to convert...
singapore-reveals-route-for-eastern-region-line
SINGAPORE Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced the alignment and station locations on August 15 for the Eastern Region Line (ERL), the island's sixth metro line, which will be operated jointly with the Thomson Line as...
mhi-wins-são-paulo-metro-line-6-systems-contract
MOVE São Paulo, the PPP concessionaire responsible for building and operating São Paulo metro Line 6, has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) contract to provide railway systems for the 13.5km driverless line. The deal, which is...
two-options-for-chicago-red-line-extension
CHICAGO Transit Authority (CTA) says it has narrowed down proposals for the extension of the city's Red Line from 95th Street to 130th Street to one preferred route with two alignment options. The two options run...
beijing-orders-first-driverless-metro-trains
CHINA Northern Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corporation (CNR) has been awarded a contract to supply a fleet of 60 driverless trains for the first metro line in Beijing to be equipped for Unattended Train Operation...
boston-seeks-to-enhance-long-railway-tradition
Ambitious plans are afoot in Boston to upgrade the rail network to meet increasing demand. Anitra Green talks to Richard Davey, secretary of transportation and CEO of Massachusetts Department of Transportation. BOSTON has a strong...
KUWAIT's Ministry of Communications has finalised the network layout for the $US 20bn metro network in Kuwait City, according to a report in the Arabic daily newspaper Al Shahed. The network will comprise three lines: - Salwa...
casablanca-scraps-metro-plan-in-favour-of-more-trams
AT a meeting on July 24 Casablanca city council voted to abandon plans for a 15km elevated metro line in favour of expanding the city's light rail network. Preliminary studies for the metro line from Boulevard...