Metros

The phased construction of Barcelona’s first fully-automated metro line has been accompanied by a complete rethink in the way the entire network is operated and maintained. This revolution in metro…
THE first train for the Lahore metro Orange Line was officially unveiled by Mr Shahbaz Sharif, chief minister of the Pakistani province of Punjab at a ceremony at the line’s…
GUANGZHOU Metro announced on September 30 that it has begun testing on four new sections of line which will add 81.4km to the network by the end of the year.
BARCELONA Metropolitan Transport (TMB), which operates an eight-line metro network, has agreed to provide technical assistance to Wiener Linien in upgrading Line 2 of the Vienna U-Bahn and the construction…
INDIA’s minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Mr Hardeep Singh Puri and the chief minister of the state of Kerala Mr Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the 5km five-station section of Kochi…
EUROPEAN commissioner for regional policy Mrs Corina Crețu announced on October 3 that the European Union (EU) will provide €251.8m through the Cohesion Fund to finance the initial phase of…
JUST two years after the start of construction, testing was officially launched on the first metro line in the Indian city of Nagpur on September 30, when the first trial…
THE first of 22 six-car driverless Alstom Metropolis trains for Sydney’s North West Rail Link automated metro project has arrived at Sydney Metro Trains depot in Rouse Hill.
SINGAPORE public transport operator SMRT and Kuala Lumpur operator Prasarana signed a memorandum of understanding in Kuala Lumpur on September 25 to form a joint venture company for the Johor…
CHENGDU Metro has awarded a €57m contract to Alstom to supply traction equipment for 496 metro cars being built for the 49km Line 5, which is due to open at…
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