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Alstom presents first Lucknow metro train ALSTOM presented the first metro train for the Indian city of Lucknow to Mr Yasar Shah, Uttar Pradesh commercial taxes minister, in a ceremony at its plant in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, on November 4.
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ALSTOM announced on December 7 that it will supply 20 extra six-car MP14 trains to Il-de-France Transport Authority (Stif) and Paris Transport Authority (RATP) for €163m, as part of the modernisation of Line 4 of...
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BOMBARDIER announced on December 6 that it won its first contract in China as part of the Bombardier and New United Group Signalling Solutions (BNS) joint venture. The $US 33m contract is from Changzhou Metro to...
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VANCOUVER SkyTrain Millennium Line services were extended to Coquitlam on December 2, when Mrs Christy Clark, premier of the province of British Columbia and Mr Dan Ruimy, member of parliament for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge, inaugurated...
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THE Brazilian city of Salvador opened the initial section of its second metro line on December 5, when passenger services began operating on the 2.2km three-station western section of Line 2 from Accesso Norte station...
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TESTING of the first metro line in the Indian city of Lucknow was officially launched on December 1, when Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mr Akhilesh Yadav flagged off a trial run on the initial 8.4km...
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THE first Bombardier Innovia Metro 300 train for the Riyadh metro Orange Line (Line 3) was delivered to the Saudi capital on November 29. Bombardier is supplying 47 of the two-car trains for the 40.7km east-west...
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CDPQ Infra, a subsidiary of Canadian institutional fund manager Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec, announced on November 25 that it has revised the specification for its proposed Montreal Metropolitan Express automated metro network...
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TRANSPORT for London (TfL) announced on November 24 it has received the last of 192 new Bombardier S-Stock trains, which were procured as part of the modernisation of the Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and...
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SEOUL Metropolitan Council announced on November 23 that Seoul Metro and Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation (SMRT) will be merged following a majority vote from the unions of both corporations. Seoul Metro operates the majority of...
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SANTIAGO Metro has awarded a joint venture of Arrigoni Engineering & Construction, Chile, and Strukton International a $US 49m contract to construct stations on the new metro Line 3. Package group 1 and 2 covers the...