April 29, 2009 |

Lyon opens fourth light rail line

COMMERCIAL services began on April 20 on the fourth light rail line in the French city of Lyon. Line T4 runs for 10km from an interchange with Line T2 at Jet d'eau-Mendès France to Feyzin hospital via the university district. The Euros 185.3 million line has 18 stations, including a park-and-ride station Vénissieux, where it intersects with Metro Line D.

April 2, 2009 |

DB boss Mehdorn tenders resignation

THE chief executive of German Rail (DB) Mr Hartmut Mehdorn offered to resign today after the company admitted spying on its workforce.

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