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LU confirms underground resignalling plans LONDON Underground (LU) has confirmed that work will start this year on the revisedd project to introduce a new train control system on the Sub-Surface Line network comprising the Circle, Metropolitan, District and Hammersmith & City lines.
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LONDON Underground (LU) has confirmed that work will start this year on the revisedd project to introduce a new train control system on the Sub-Surface Line network comprising the Circle, Metropolitan, District and Hammersmith &...
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A mock-up of the Hitachi metro train for the first metro line in Ho Chi Minh City was unveiled on March 16 by the city's Management Authority for Urban Railways (Maur). The mock-up was shipped to...
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DUBAI Roads and Transport Authority has signed a five-year service level agreement with Thales to provide maintenance support services for the city's 75km driverless metro network. Thales says the contract covers on-site and remote maintenance on...
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REVENUE at MTR Corporation grew 3.7% in 2014 to $HK 40.16bn ($US 5.17bn), with its Hong Kong operations accounting for $HK 27.53bn of this figure, an 8.1% increase. Underlying profits from MTR's global businesses was...
MEDINA Metro Development Authority (MMDA) has selected a consortium of Egis and Systra to carry out design studies for the planned 95km three-line metro network in the Saudi holy city of Medina. The contract covers the...
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At the end of 2014 Lyon public transport authority Sytral revealed details of its €1bn 2015-2020 investment plan, which aims to significantly increase system capacity over the next six years. Keith Barrow looks at how...
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ALSTOM has secured a five-year contract worth around €2m from Trensurb, the operator of the metro network in Porto Alegre, to provide preventive maintenance services for the 15 Metropolis trains it recently delivered for Line...
METRO Jeddah, which was set up in March 2013 to implement an entire public transport network in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, involving metro, light rail, rail, buses and water taxis, will hold a project briefing day...
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THE American Public Transportation Association (Apta) says that 10.8 billion journeys were recorded on public transport services, including rail and bus, in the United States in 2014, the highest level in 58 years. Ridership on light...
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PUBLIC services began operating on the latest addition to the metre-gauge Valencia metro network on March 6, with the inauguration of Line 9. Services on Line 9 start at Alboraya-Peris Aragó in the north of the...