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SHANGHAI Metro started trial running on an extension to Line 9 and the new Line 17 on December 30 which has expanded the network to 637km and 387 stations, thereby…
CHENGDU Railway Corporation has awarded two contracts worth a total of €64m to Alstom, its joint venture partner Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment (Satee), and Casco, China, to supply traction…
THE Chinese city of Xiamen opened its first metro line on December 31. The 30.3km line runs north-south and links the mainland with Xiamen Island.
BEIJING Metro opened its first maglev and light rail lines along with its first fully automated driverless metro line on December 30.
PLANS for Santiago Metro’s future Line 7, announced in May 2017, were modified in December to relieve congestion on the parallel Line 1 more effectively and to better serve the…
A new rail link between Arcisate on the Varese - Porto Ceresio line in northern Italy and Stabio, Switzerland, was officially inaugurated on December 22 by Italy’s minister of transport…
MALAYSIA’s MyHSR and Singapore’s SG HSR organisations have issued a call for tender for an assets company for the 350km Singapore - Kuala Lumpur high-speed line project, which is due…
THE Brazilian city of Niterói, which is located across Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro, has started a feasibility study for the construction of an 11km light rail network.
A pre-feasibility study for a proposed railway between Malles and Bormio in northern Italy was presented on December 4 in Malles, in the Italian province of Bolzano.
THE government of the Brazilian state of Paraná held an event in São Paulo on November 28 during which it presented plans for a new freight railway that will improve…
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