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VIENNA celebrated the opening of a 4.6km extension of U-Bahn Line U1 on September 2 when a host of local dignitaries riding on the first train from Reumannplatz to the…
LIMA Metro has awarded a €2.1m two-year contract to a consortium of Catalunya Railways (FGC) and Spanish consultant engineering company Ardanuy to supervise infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance on Line…
LONDON Underground (LU) has awarded a £112.1m contract to Bombardier to refit its fleet of 85 eight-car Central line trains with new ac traction motors and control equipment.
THE Iranian city of Shiraz opened an extension to Line 1 of the city’s metro on August 22 in the presence of Iran’s minister of state, Dr Rahmani Fazli.
BANGKOK Expressway Metro and C H Karnchang have awarded a contract to Thales to provide an automatic fare collection system for two extensions to the Blue Line which will have…
THE first batch of four trains for the Doha metro network were unloaded at Hamad Port in Qatar on August 20 after completing their 21-day sea voyage from Kobe, Japan.
TRIAL operation began on August 19 on the first 19.6km section of metro Line 2 in Nanchang, China, from Metro Central south to Nanlu.
ACCORDING to a new metro policy endorsed by India’s union cabinet on August 16, the government will only approve or fund metro projects after state governments have firmed up public-private…
NEW United Group (NUG), China, has awarded a Yuan 531m ($US 79.6m) contract to the Bombardier NUG Propulsion System Chinese joint venture to supply traction and control for 678 metro…
Despite pushing back the opening date of the Ui Line, the latest addition to its metro from July until September, Seoul is on course to expand its 327km network by…
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