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Two Mumbai metro lines approved MUMBAI Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has approved the construction of two more metro lines in the city.
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MUMBAI Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has approved the construction of two more metro lines in the city. The 40km 36-station Line 2 will run completely underground from Dahisar in the north to Charkop and Bandra...
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Construction is finally underway on Sydney's North West Rail Link which is scheduled to open in 2019. The project could revolutionise urban transport planning in Australia, as Mark Carter reports. WITH around 4.5 million people...
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With the latest phase of its rail development set for completion at the end of the decade, Hong Kong is looking to the next stage of network expansion with its 2014 Rail Development Strategy, which...
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China is a relative newcomer to building metros in its major cities, and there was even a ban on new projects in 2002. However, since this policy was reversed in 2004 there has been an...
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BUCHAREST metro operator Metrorex has placed a €47m order with CAF for eight additional six-car metro trains. The order will be financed by the European Investment Bank and is an option from a contract for 16...
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TAIPEI celebrated the opening of the 8.5km eastern extension of metro Line 3 from Ximen to Songshan on November 15 with a day of reduced fares and free rides for holders of the city's EasyCard...
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MEXICO City Public Transport System (STC) has awarded Alstom Transport Mexico a Pesos 5.8bn ($US 343m) contract to modernise 85 rubber-tyred trains, which are used on metro lines 4, 5, 6, 7, and B. The project...
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THE Egyptian Ministry of Finance has transferred $US 2.4bn to the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to expand the metro and purchase trains. NAT has been allocated £E 9bn ($US 1.26bn) for the £E 11bn...
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BRITAIN's secretary of state for transport, Mr Patrick McLoughlin, has approved a £1bn 5km extension to the Northern Line of London Underground (LU). Construction of the underground extension from Kennington via Nine Elms to Battersea...
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A GROUNDBREAKING ceremony was staged in Los Angeles on November 7 to mark the start of work on the first phase of a project to extend the Purple Line metro by 6.35km from its current...