Metros

THE government of São Paulo has postponed bidding for the public-private partnership (PPP) concession to operate lines 5 and 17 of the Brazilian city’s metro network from July 4 until…
GRAND Paris Express has awarded the final two civil works contracts for the construction of the €3.7bn 33km Line 15 South linking Pont-de-Sèvres and Noisy Champs in the southern suburbs…
THE Port Authority of New York/New Jersey has issued a request for information by July 20 from rail vehicle and component manufactures for the proposed LaGuardia Airtrain project.
PLANS for a £200m extension to the Midland Metro light rail system from Wednesbury to Brierley Hill have been handed to Britain's secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling.
THE New South Wales (NSW) government has announced the awarding of a contract to build tunnels beneath Sydney Harbour, as part of the wider Sydney Metro project, to a joint…
THE government of the Australian state of Queensland has given approval for work to begin on Brisbane’s $A 5.4bn ($US 4.07bn) Cross River Rail project, following a commitment in the…
BANGALORE completed the first phase of its metro network on June 18 when India's president Mr Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 12km southern section of the Green Line from Sampige Road…
AROUND six months later than scheduled, Singapore officially opened the 7.5km Tuas West Extension (TWE) of the East West Line (EWL) on June 16.
THE first phase of the metro network in the Indian city of Kochi was inaugurated by Indian prime minister Mr Narendra Modi on June 17.
THALES signed two fare collection contracts covering 19 new Cairo metro stations at a ceremony held on June 10 in the presence of Egypt’s transport minister Mr Hesham Arafat.
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