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THE Chinese city of Zhengzhou more than doubled the size of its metro network on January 12 with the start of trial passenger operation of two extensions which take the…
THE Philippines government announced on January 12 that construction of the 38km Manila - Malolos line, which is part of the Phillippines president, Mr Rodrigo Duerte’s plan to upgrade the…
BOMBARDIER announced on January 12 that it has delivered its first Innovia automated people mover (APM) 300 vehicle to China, and will be used on a shuttle service to Shanghai…
GERMAN Rail’s rail freight division DB Cargo has agreed a technology partnership with Toshiba, Japan, including the development of hybrid locomotives, first mooted at InnoTrans, and the sale and lease-back…
MUMBAI Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited bids from civil engineering companies for 10 construction packages for the city’s new 23.5km metro Line 2B and the 32.32km Line 4.
THE Chinese city of Fuzhou celebrated the opening of a 15.1km northern extension of Line 1 between previous terminus Sanchajie and Xiangfeng on January 6.
UZBEKISTAN Railways (UTY) reached another milestone in its electrification programme at the end of December when 25kV 50Hz ac catenary was energised on the 90km Dehkanabad - Qarshi section of…
INDIAN Railways (IR) carried out an initial trial run with a piggyback train between Vasar Road and Boisar in Maharashtra state on January 5 as a precursor to a proposed…
THE Korean Ministry for Land, Infrastructure and Transport (Molit) announced on January 6 that non-stop trains between Seoul and Busan would be making a comeback in June or July this…
ANKARA’s fourth metro line was inaugurated on January 5 by the president of Turkey Mr Recep Erdoğan, prime minister Mr Binali Yildirim, minister of transport, maritime affairs and communications Mr…
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