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Tianjin metro reaches Binhai Airport TIANJIN Binhai International Airport joined the Tianjin metro network on August 28 with the start of commercial services on the 4km eastern extension of Line 2 from Konggangjingjiqu to the airport's newly-completed Terminal 2.
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TIANJIN Binhai International Airport joined the Tianjin metro network on August 28 with the start of commercial services on the 4km eastern extension of Line 2 from Konggangjingjiqu to the airport's newly-completed Terminal 2. Services on...
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THE consortium building the second metro line in Warsaw has confirmed that construction is now 95% complete and works are on course for the handover of the line to Warsaw Metro next month. The AGP Poland...
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Railway owners, operators and maintainers are facing increasing pressure to further reduce maintenance windows and maximize operational time, but at some point there is an absolute minimum window time for which an activity is cost...
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Two new metro lines are now under construction in Singapore and form a key element in the 2013 land transport master plan to more than double the capacity of the rail network by 2030. David...
liverpool-sets-out-30-year-rail-vision
LIVERPOOL City Region published its long-term rail strategy on August 27, which sets out how the city hopes to improve links both within Merseyside and to towns and cities further afield. The strategy will be presented...
chengdu-metro-line-4-train-unveiled
THE FIRST of 27 six-car trains for Chengdu metro Line 4 was presented to Mr Yu Ningyue, chairman of Chengdu Metro Corporation at the CNR Changchun plant on August 21. The stainless steel-bodied Type B trains...
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MTR Corporation's acting CEO Mr Lincoln Leong, who started his new role on August 18, has pledged to sharpen the company's focus on serving Hong Kong by introducing extra services and to deliver its new...
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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...
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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...