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Tracklaying begins on Honolulu metro HONOLULU Authority for Rapid Transportation (Hart) confirmed on December 5 that tracklaying has begun on the 32km Honolulu metro, with initial works focussing on the area around Hoopili station in Ewa.
hntb-to-study-path-newark-airport-extension
THE Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has awarded a three-year, $US 6m contract to HNTB to carry out studies on the proposed Port Authority Trans-Hudson (Path) metro extension from Newark Penn Station...
tracklaying-begins-on-honolulu-metro
HONOLULU Authority for Rapid Transportation (Hart) confirmed on December 5 that tracklaying has begun on the 32km Honolulu metro, with initial works focussing on the area around Hoopili station in Ewa. Hart says it will lay...
financing-approved-for-lima-metro-line-2
THE Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced on December 4 that it has approved a $US 750m package of loans to finance the construction of Lima Metro Line 2, Peru's largest-ever Public Private Partnership project. Earlier this...
mtr-reaps-the-rewards-of-selective-growth-strategy
Steady expansion of its activities abroad means that MTR now carries nearly as many passengers on networks it manages outside Hong Kong as it does at home. Jeremy Long, CEO of MTR's European Business based...
cnr-previews-beijings-first-driverless-metro-trains
CHINA Northern Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corporation (CNR) has released artist's impressions of the driverless trains it will deliver next year for the first metro line in Beijing to be equipped for Unattended Train Operation...
financing-options-explored-for-bogota-metro
THE Columbian government and the municipal government in Bogota say they are exploring several possible options for funding the capital's first metro line, which is now expected to cost around $US 7.5bn, more than double...
letter-of-intent-signed-for-beijing-metro-line-16
THE Beijing municipal government, Beijing MTR Corporation, and the three shareholders of Beijing MTR signed a letter of intent during the Beijing Hong Kong Economic Cooperation Symposium on November 26 to initiate a concession agreement...
french-to-study-rubber-tyred-metro-train-adhesion
SIEMENS and Tisséo, the operator of the VAL light metro in Toulouse, are to conduct a three-year study of the adhesion of rubber-tyred metro trains with a view to improving their safety. VAL trains run...
budapest-issues-tender-to-rebuild-metro-cars
BUDAPEST Transport Company (BKV) has published a tender to rebuild 222 metro cars used on Line 3 with an option to rebuild a further 42 cars. BKV estimates the works to be worth Forints 65bn ($US...
funding-agreed-for-salvador-line-1-extension
THE government of the Brazilian state of Bahia has authorised a Reais 800m ($US 314m) financial package for the 5.5km extension of Salvador metro Line 1 from Pirajá and Águas Claras/Cajazeiras. Financing will be provided by...