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The UITP will hold its 62nd Global Public Transport Summit in Montreal this month. Secretary general Alain Flausch explained to David Briginshaw that the UITP is keen to help its…
While the cable cars might steal the limelight, light rail is still the backbone of the transit network in San Francisco, and its importance looks set to increase as the…
The Saudi capital is making rapid progress with its $US 23bn project to build six metro lines by the end of the decade, with construction reaching 50% completion in early…
CHENNAI marked the opening of the first underground section of its metro network on May 14, when Tamil Nadu chief minister Mr Edappadi Palaniswami and India’s minister of urban development…
LISBON metro unveiled a project to create a circular line by the end of 2021 as part of its new Operational Development Plan, which was published on May 8.
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro Group has awarded Shentong Bombardier (Shanghai) Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance Company (SHBRT) two contracts worth a total of Yuan 1.1bn ($US 158m) to carry out 10-year overhauls…
A contract for the construction of two sections of metro line on the Asian side of Istanbul was signed in the presence of the city’s mayor Mr Kadir Topbaş at…
AN agreement to carry out technical and economic studies into the extension of Barcelona metro Line 3 and the Trambaix light rail network was signed by Catalonia’s minister of territory…
TRIAL operation began on May 1 on the eastern section of the 51km Klang Valley MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line (Line MRT1) in Kuala Lumpur.
THE Philippines’ transport secretary Mr Arthur Tugade attended a groundbreaking ceremony in Parañaque City on May 4 to mark the official start of construction on the 11.7km southern extension of…
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