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THE £760m project to install automatic train control on London Underground’s (LU) sub-surface lines, representing about 40% of the total network, has reached a milestone, with multiple test trains running…
MASSACHUSETTS Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) released video footage on October 10 showing the first CRRC vehicles for Boston’s Orange Line undergoing dynamic tests at the CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles plant…
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.
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