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Istanbul orders 300 Hyundai Rotem metro cars ISTANBUL Metropolitan Municipality has awarded Hyundai Rotem a Won 359bn ($US 316m) contract to supply 300 driverless metro cars for the city's rapidly-expanding urban rail network.
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CHANGCHUN Bombardier Railway Vehicles (CBRV) has handed over the final C951 Movia three-car train for Singapore's Downtown Line (DTL) to Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) in a ceremony at the joint venture's Chinese plant. LTA awarded...
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THE head of the government of the City of Buenos Aires Mr Horacio Rodriguez Larreta and Argentina's minister of urban development Mr Franco Moccia confirmed at the unveiling of the city's 2016 metro masterplan on...
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BANGALORE finally linked the eastern and western sections of the metro Purple Line on May 2, when the chief minister of Karnataka state Mr S Siddaramaiah and India's urban development minister Mr M Venkaiah Naidu...
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THE European Commission (EC) has approved the allocation of €368m from the European Regional Development Fund to support construction of Sofia metro Line 3. The funding is specifically for the first 8km phase of Line 3,...
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SHANGHAI Disneyland Resort joined the city's metro network on April 26 with the start of trial passenger operation on the one-station eastern extension of Line 11 from Kangxin Highway. The new terminus is located a 10-minute...
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ISTANBUL Metropolitan Municipality has awarded Hyundai Rotem a Won 359bn ($US 316m) contract to supply 300 driverless metro cars for the city's rapidly-expanding urban rail network. Assembly will be carried out at the Eurotem facility in...
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EGYPT's National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) has awarded a consortium of Vinci Construction Grand Projets, Bouygues Travaux Publics and Egyptian partners Orascom Contruction and Arabco Contractors a contract worth around €1.1bn to carry out civil...
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THE president of the Philippines Mr Benigno Aquino III officially launched construction of Manila metro Line MRT-7 at a groundbreaking ceremony in Quezon City on April 20. The 22.8km 14-station line will run northeast from an...
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TRANSPORT for London has named Mr Mark Wild as the next managing director of London Underground and he will start his new role in June.Wild is currently special advisor to the minister and secretary of...
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LISBON Metro inaugurated a short but important extension to its Blue Line to Reboleira in the district of Amadora on April 13. The opening ceremony was attended by the Portuguese prime minister, Mr Antonio Costa.The...