THE Prime Minister of Denmark Mr Lars Løkke Rasmussen and the mayor of Copenhagen Mr Frank Jensen witnessed the completion of tunnelling on the Cityringen…
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is the United States’ largest public transit agency. Kevin Smith reflects on outgoing chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast’s recent…
MASS Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) has signed six contracts with a total value of Baht 79.2bn ($US 2.3bn) for the construction of the…
Monday, February 13, 2017

Izmir launches CRRC metro trains

THE mayor of Izmir Mr Aziz Kocaoglu officially unveiled the city’s new fleet of CRRC light metro trains on February 11.
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) launched a public consultation on February 9 on locations for stations and access shafts for the proposed extension of London Underground’s…
Thursday, February 09, 2017

Porto to expand metro network

THE board of Metro do Porto has approved two extensions to the light metro in Porto and Gaia which will add 6km and seven new…
ALSTOM announced on February 6 that it has been awarded a €17m contract by Shanghai Shentong to supply traction systems, static inverters (SIV) and train…
TRIAL operation began on February 2 on the new express metro link between Taipei and Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan’s busiest, ahead of the start of…
NEW York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has reported record ridership numbers on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), Metro-North Railroad and the newly added Second…
THE Société du Grand Paris has awarded a €968m civil engineering contract on Line 15 South to a consortium consisting of Bouygues Travaux Publics, Soletanche…
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