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Warsaw tenders metro Line 2 extensions THE City of Warsaw has issued a tender notice for contracts to build two extensions to metro Line 2, just weeks before the opening of the initial 6.5km section of the east-west line from Dworzec Wileński with Rondo Daszyńskiego.
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MASSACHUSETTS state governor Mr Deval Patrick announced on October 22 that Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will recommend CNR Changchun as preferred supplier for a contract to supply 284 metro cars for Boston. The order comprises...
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PRASARANA and CSR Zhuzhou, China, signed a contract for 30 additional six-car metro trains for Kuala Lumpur's Ampang Line at a ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur Hilton on October 21. Deliveries will commence next May and...
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THE City of Warsaw has issued a tender notice for contracts to build two extensions to metro Line 2, just weeks before the opening of the initial 6.5km section of the east-west line from Dworzec...
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THE BOARD of Paris Transport Authority (RATP) has approved the purchase of 12 additional steel-wheeled MF01 metro trains for lines 2, 5, and 9. The five-car trains will be built by a consortium of Areva, Alstom,...
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THE government of the Federal District of Mexico City has begun tendering for the construction of the 4km extension of metro Line 12 from its western terminus at Mixcoac to an interchange with Line 1...
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WORK on the Klang Valley MRT 2 project, a 56km line from Selayang via Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya, could start next year following an announcement by Malaysian prime minister Mr Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak...
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PLANS for the construction of a fourth metro line in Athens were unveiled at the end of September by Greece's minister of infrastructure, transport and networks Mr Michalis Chryssohoidis and the managing director of the...
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PUBLIC services began on October 11 on the first phase of the metro network in the Iranian city of Shiraz. The initial section of Line 1 links Ehsan Square with Namazi in the city centre and...
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PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded Siemens a €45m contract to supply communications-based train control (CBTC) for the 6km, four-station northern extension of metro Line 14 to Mairie de Saint-Ouen. Siemens will supply its Trainguard CBTC...
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MTR has a global reputation for operating highly efficient metro services. But how much consideration is given to station design when attempting to move large numbers of passengers effectively? Kevin Smith spoke with MTR's chief...