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FOLLOWING three years of construction, the Chinese city of Chengdu celebrated the opening of the 10.9km metro Line 10 on September 6.
A host of national and regional dignitaries gathered to inaugurate Lucknow’s first metro line on September 5 ahead of the official opening to the public on September 6.
THE mayor of Seoul Mr Park Won-soon attended a ceremony to mark the opening of the latest addition to the city’s metro network, and the its first light metro, the…
THE Chinese city of Kunming opened its fourth metro line on August 29, taking the total length of the network to 87.2km.
VIENNA celebrated the opening of a 4.6km extension of U-Bahn Line U1 on September 2 when a host of local dignitaries riding on the first train from Reumannplatz to the…
LIMA Metro has awarded a €2.1m two-year contract to a consortium of Catalunya Railways (FGC) and Spanish consultant engineering company Ardanuy to supervise infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance on Line…
LONDON Underground (LU) has awarded a £112.1m contract to Bombardier to refit its fleet of 85 eight-car Central line trains with new ac traction motors and control equipment.
THE Iranian city of Shiraz opened an extension to Line 1 of the city’s metro on August 22 in the presence of Iran’s minister of state, Dr Rahmani Fazli.
BANGKOK Expressway Metro and C H Karnchang have awarded a contract to Thales to provide an automatic fare collection system for two extensions to the Blue Line which will have…
THE first batch of four trains for the Doha metro network were unloaded at Hamad Port in Qatar on August 20 after completing their 21-day sea voyage from Kobe, Japan.
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