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INDIA’s Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) Mr Satish Kumar Pandey gave the go-ahead for commercial operation of the first metro line in Lucknow on August 14 following a successful…
A missing link in Bangkok’s metro network was bridged on August 11, when Thailand’s prime minister Mr Prayut Chan-o-cha inaugurated the 1.2km extension of the Blue Line from Bang Sue…
ATHENS metro operator Attiko Metro announced on August 10 that four consortia have expressed an interest in bidding for a contract to build and equip the initial 13km section of…
DHAKA Mass Transit Company (DMTCL) has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) and Mitsubishi Corporation a Yen 40bn ($US 360m) contract for the supply of 24 six-car metro trains for Dhaka…
TRIAL operation began on the initial phase of Beijing maglev Mentougou Line (Line S1) on August 5.
TRANSMASHHOLDING subsidiary Oktyrbrsky Electric Plant (OEVRZ) has handed over the first of a batch of 27 six-car metro trains for St Petersburg.
THE US federal government has unveiled new proposals which it hopes will spur private investment in public transport.
PRASARANA Malaysia has awarded a Ringgits 1.56bn ($US 360m) contract to supply 42 driverless trains for Kuala Lumpur metro Line LRT3 to a consortium of CRRC Zhuzhou, Siemens China, and…
ALGIERS Metro Company (EMA) has awarded CAF a contract to supply 12 six-car Inneo metro trains to run on its 13.5km line, which is currently being extended.
THE Thai cabinet has approved a Baht 101bn ($US 3bn) project to double the length of the Purple Line of the Bangkok metro by adding 23.6km from Tao Poon south…
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