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Malaysian PM opens second phase of Klang Valley MRT MALAYSIAN prime minister Mr Najib Razak inaugurated the 30km eastern section of the 51km Klang Valley MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line on July 17, when simultaneous opening ceremonies were held at Tun Razak Exchange and Kajang stations.
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DELHI Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has invited expressions of interest for the lease of 25 six-car trains for the east-west Green Line (Line 5). The 25kV 50Hz ac standard-gauge sets will replace the existing fleet of...
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A delegation from Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) visited Coignères in Paris last week to view a full-size mock-up of the Alstom Metropolis train for Dubai metro. As leader of the ExpoLink consortium, Alstom is...
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MALAYSIAN prime minister Mr Najib Razak inaugurated the 30km eastern section of the 51km Klang Valley MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line on July 17, when simultaneous opening ceremonies were held at Tun Razak Exchange...
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The Grand Paris Express orbital express metro network will provide fast and frequent links between the suburbs of the French capital while relieving some of the city’s most congested urban rail lines. Keith Barrow looks...
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SANTIAGO Metro has revealed the alignment and station locations for the Chilean capital’s seventh metro line, which will relieve the congested central section of Line 1. The $US 2.53bn Line 7 will connect the districts of...
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KOREA’s national train operator Korail has be awarded a Won 5bn ($US 4.3m) consultancy contract for Manila metro Line MRT-7 from San Miguel Holdings’ subsidiary Universal LRT, which is implementing the project.Korail will oversee construction...
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THE first of two prototype trains built by Indian Railways’ Integral Coach Factory (ICF) for the Kolkata metro was unveiled on July 4 in the presence of the chairman of Indian Railways Mr A L...
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THE government of São Paulo has postponed bidding for the public-private partnership (PPP) concession to operate lines 5 and 17 of the Brazilian city’s metro network from July 4 until September 28.São Paulo’s governor Mr...
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GRAND Paris Express has awarded the final two civil works contracts for the construction of the €3.7bn 33km Line 15 South linking Pont-de-Sèvres and Noisy Champs in the southern suburbs of Paris. A €513m contract to...
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THE Port Authority of New York/New Jersey has issued a request for information by July 20 from rail vehicle and component manufactures for the proposed LaGuardia Airtrain project.The port authority wants to hear from manufacturers...

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