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PASSENGER numbers on London’s Night Tube service grew to 8.7 million customers in its second year, up from 7.8 million in 2016-17. A report released by London First and EY…
CHINA’s top economic planning authority, the National Development and Reform Commission approved the third phase of the Suzhou metro network on August 14, authorising the construction of four lines totalling…
HIGH-SPEED testing of Alstom Metropolis trains has begun on the first phase of the Sydney metro network, with trains regularly reaching speeds of 100km/h during daylight test runs.
THE latest stage of the rollout of Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) on São Paulo’s metro should be installed in 2019, secretary of metropolitan transportation, Mr Clodoaldo Pelissioni, has said.
THE project director of Hong Kong’s Shatin to Central Link (SCL) has resigned and MTR CEO Mr Lincoln Leong Kwokkuen is to retire early in the wake of recent issues…
THE Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus - Lajpat Nagar section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line was opened on August 6, expanding the Indian capital’s metro network to 296km with 214 stations.
CAIRO Metro’s Line 1 is due to be rehabilitated with the aid of €605m in loans, including €205m from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a €350m loan…
FOLLOWING a successful pilot, City Transport (HKL) has awarded Transrail, Sweden, and Welado, Finland, a contract to implement a Connected Driver Advisory System (C-DAS) on the city’s metro network.
PASSENGER capacity on Auckland’s new City Rail Link, currently under construction, is set to be expanded as a result of patronage on the city's rail network rising faster than original…
THE secretary of the Philippines Department of Transportation (DOTr), Mr Arthur Tugade, confirmed at a press briefing on August 1 that major construction will begin on the first underground metro…
The region surrounding the Sri Lankan capital Colombo is home to nearly six million people, but lacks the high-capacity transit needed to move large numbers of people on key corridors.…
KAWASAKI Heavy Industries, which built the Path PA-5 subway cars for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Path network, has struck a $US 240m deal for new…
SIEMENS and Berlin U-Bahn operator BVG have announced they have agreed to resolve a legal dispute over the procurement of new U-Bahn EMUs.
KHARKIV Metro intends to launch a tender soon for the purchase of a fleet of metro trains and associated spare parts and maintenance equipment with an estimated value of €45m.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded Bombardier Transportation a contract to supply 396 Movia metro cars to run on the high-capacity North - South and East - West metro…
BOMBARDIER and Hitachi have filed proceedings in Britain’s High Court over Transport for London’s (TFL) decision on June 15 to award Siemens a £1.5bn contract to design and build 94…
MORE than 15 years after the start of construction, Amsterdam’s North-South Line metro line (Line 52) was finally inaugurated on July 21, when eight residents of the city officially opened…
MUMBAI Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) signed a contract with Alstom on July 19 for 31 driverless trains for Mumbai metro Line 3.
THE Ministry for Infrastructure of Brandenburg state, Germany, and City of Berlin’s Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection have published a tender to operate regional train services on the…
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro Group announced on July 18 that it has taken delivery of the city’s 5000th metro car.
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