Metros

MALAYSIA’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) issued a tender notice on November 6 for a turnkey contract to construct and equip Kuala Lumpur’s Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Line…
TRANSMASHHOLDING subsidiary Metrowagonmash and Sberbank leasing have signed a Roubles 1.3bn contract with Nizhny Novgorod Metro for 23 type 81-717/6/714.6 metro cars, which will support the expansion of the urban…
BRASILIA metro has completed the installation of a solar power plant at Guariroba station on the Green Line with the capacity to generate up to 288MWh of electricity per year,…
THE Guangzhou Industrial Investment Fund Management (GIIFM) and some local companies have set up a Yuan 10bn ($US 1.52bn) fund to finance the development of the Chinese city’s urban rail…
THE Board of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has decided to exercise a $US 18.3m option with Talgo, Spain, to overhaul the remaining 36 of its 74 newest…
METRO de Santiago is opening its new 15km Line 6 on November 2. The $US 1.26bn line connects Los Leones on the eastern side of city with Cerrillos in the…
MINSK Metro has disclosed details of an order for 10 new metro trains from Stadler Minsk, which are due to be delivered between 2018 and 2020.
THE supervisory board of Berlin Transport (BVG) has approved the procurement of 20 additional type IK small-profile U-Bahn trains from Stadler Pankow to alleviate an acute rolling stock shortage on…
NEW York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has contracted Cubic Transportation Systems to replace its iconic MetroCard ticketing system with a new contactless system similar to that already deployed in London.
TESTING is now well underway on Beijing’s Yanfang Line, the city’s first entirely driverless metro line, which is scheduled to enter service by the end of the year.
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