Metros

SOFIA metro operator Metropolitan has signed a Lev 958,000 (€489,800) deal with local company Sweco Energoproekt to design a 5.6km metro line with six stations, which will link the Bulgarian…
A pre-feasibility study into an 11km extension of the Bucharest Metro has been approved by the Technical-Economic Council of Metrorex, which runs the metro in the Romanian capital.
OVERNIGHT testing of LRVs on the Canberra Metro light rail line has been ramped up with a view to achieving the scheduled opening at the end of 2018.
LAGOS Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (Lamata) has signed a letter of intent with Alstom regarding phases 1 and 2 of the Blue Line, which will be the first metro line…
SRI LANKA’s Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development announced on July 1 that land acquisition has begun for the first light metro line in Colombo following the completion of a…
TESTING of the first driverless metro train for Singapore’s Thomson-East Coast Line is underway at Mandai depot in the north of the island in preparation for the opening of the…
LINSINGER, Austria, has rolled out an MG31 rail milling train for use on London’s new cross-city Elizabeth Line.
THE first of a fleet of 20 three-car Inspiro trains bound the metro in the Bulgarian capital Sofia left the Newag plant in Nowy Sącz, Poland, on June 25.
HYUNDAI Rotem has been awarded a Won 542.4bn ($US 484.5m) contract to produce 80 driverless metro cars for Taoyuan, a city in the northwest of Taiwan. Earlier this year, the…
THE Delhi metro network reached the city of Bahadurgarh in Haryana state on June 24 with the opening of the 11.2km western extension of the Green Line (Line 5) from…
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