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BRITAIN’s Chancellor of the Exchequer announced as part of the government’s autumn budget on November 22 that the Treasury will allocate £337m to fund the replacement of Tyne & Wear…
THE Municipality of Naples has finally agreed terms for a €90m contract with CAF to supply 10 six-car metro trains for Line 1 for delivery in 2019 with an option…
AFTER several delays, Finland’s second-largest city Espoo joined the Helsinki metro network on November 18 with the inauguration of the first phase of West Metro, the country’s largest infrastructure project.
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) issued invitations to negotiate to four prequalified bidders on November 17 for a contract to supply 43 driverless metro trains for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a contract with Alstom for the supply of communications-based train control (CBTC), which will support driverless operation on the 4km stage six and…
The government of the Australian state of Victoria is spending big on public transport projects, both urban and regional, but it remains to be seen whether it will be enough…
UKRAINE’s cabinet has given Kharkiv Metro approval to sign loan agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction (EBRD) which will fully-finance a project to…
METRO-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (Mega) has awarded Hyundai Rotem a Won 177.1bn ($US 159m) contract to supply 96 metro cars for Ahmedabad metro Line 1.
THE first metro train for the Noida – Greater Noida Aqua Line left CRRC Nanjing Puzhen’s plant in China on November 2 on the first leg of its journey to…
THE CEO of Algiers Metro Company (EMA) Mr Omar Hadbi confirmed on November 7 that two extensions of the Algiers metro network will open before the end of the year,…
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