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Kuala Lumpur adds another 24km to rail network MALAYSIA's prime minister Mr Najib Abdul Razak officially opened the latest additions to Kuala Lumpur's steadily growing rail network on June 30, a 17.4km extension of the Kelana Jaya Line and a 6.6km extension of the Ampang Line both of which terminate in Putra Heights.
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CDPQ Infra, Canada, published two requests for qualification on June 28 for its $C 5.5bn ($US 4.26bn) Metropolitan Electric Network (REM) project in Montreal to qualify candidates to bid for two contracts to build and...
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MALAYSIA's prime minister Mr Najib Abdul Razak officially opened the latest additions to Kuala Lumpur's steadily growing rail network on June 30, a 17.4km extension of the Kelana Jaya Line and a 6.6km extension of...
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CHENGDU Metro Corporation has awarded a €40m contract to Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment (Satee) to supply traction equipment for 288 metro cars being built by CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles for operation on phases 2...
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DUBAI Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed on June 29 that it has award the Alstom-led Expolink consortium a Dirhams 10.6bn ($US 2.9bn) contract to build and equip an extension of the metro Red Line...
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A metro connection between Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport and the Chinese high-speed rail network began operating on June 28 with the start of passenger services on Shenzhen metro Line 11. The 51.9km 18-station line starts at...
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SOCIÉTÉ du Grand Paris (SGP), the public company responsible for managing planning and construction of the €25bn Grand Paris orbital express metro network, says it will issue invitations to tender this week for the first...
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CHINESE rolling stock supplier CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport (NPRT) announced on June 23 that it has signed three contracts with a total value of Yuan 3.15bn ($US 480m) to supply metro trains and trams...
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A total of 57.9 billion urban public transport journeys were made in the European Union (EU) in 2014 according to a study released by the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) on June 20, its...
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THE premier of the Australian state of New South Wales Mr Mike Baird announced on June 20 that the state government will commit $A 12bn ($US 8.9bn) towards the Sydney Metro project over the next...
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THE Municipality of Naples announced on June 17 that it has selected CAF as preferred bidder for a contract worth around €98m to supply 10 six-car trains for metro Line 1. Tendering began in August 2015...