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Alstom chosen for Kochi metro systems contracts DELHI Metro Rail Corporation has awarded Alstom two contracts worth more than $US 75m to supply signalling, telecommunications, and electrification equipment for the first phase of the metro network in Kochi, India.
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DELHI Metro Rail Corporation has awarded Alstom two contracts worth more than $US 75m to supply signalling, telecommunications, and electrification equipment for the first phase of the metro network in Kochi, India. Alstom will design, supply,...
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CHINA's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has approved construction of the Yuan 43.7bn ($US 7bn) first phase of the metro network in Jinan, the capital of Shandong province. Phase 1 comprises three lines totalling 80.6km....
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To accommodate increasing demand and network extensions, Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) engaged in a project to upgrade its track-circuit based signalling system to communications-based train control (CBTC). Mr L Y Lam, advisor to BTS,...
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ISTANBUL Metropolitan Municipality says it plans to launch a tender before the end of this month for the contract to construct the second phase of metro Line M7. The three-station second phase will extend the line...
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LÄNSIMETRO, the public company overseeing the construction of the 21km western extension of the Helsinki metro, has awarded contracts for planning and project management services on the second phase of the project. The contracts cover structural...
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TRENSURB, the metro operator in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, has taken delivery of the last of 15 four-car Metropolis EMUs being supplied by the FrotaPoa consortium of Alstom and CAF Brazil under a...
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GUANGZHOU Metro Corporation has awarded Thales a contract through its Thales Saic Transportation local joint venture to supply communications-based train control (CBTC) for two new metro lines in the city. The 54.1km Line 14 will link...
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INDIA's first CBTC deployment reached an important milestone on December 30 with the first test run under Automatic Train Operation (ATO) on the 8km eastern section of Hyderabad metro Line 3 between Nagole and Mettuguda. Thales...
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ISTANBUL Metropolitan Municipality has placed a Won 103.8bn ($US 93.3m) provisional order with Hyundai Rotem for the supply of 17 four-car metro trains that will boost capacity on Line M2 between Yenikapi and Haciosman. The new...
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THE ALYSJ consortium, which is responsible for Doha's $US 4.2bn Gold Line metro project, has secured funding worth more than $US 1bn from Qatar's Barwa Bank along with First Gulf Bank and Qatar International Islamic...