DYNAMIC testing of the first trains to be delivered for the Doha metro network has begun in Qatar.
THE first batch of four trains for the Doha metro network were unloaded at Hamad Port in Qatar on August 20 after completing their 21-day sea voyage from Kobe, Japan.
A project to introduce a new common design of train on the Tokyo metro and Tobu Railway reached a milestone at the end of February when Tobu Railway received its first 70000 series EMU from Kinki Sharyo.
THE first of 21 eight-car 323 series suburban EMUs being supplied by Kinki Sharyo for the Osaka Loop Line was unveiled to the media by West Japan Railway Company (JR West) on June 24.
QATAR Railways (QR) has unveiled the designs for the Doha metro and Lusail light rail vehicles, which are due to enter service in 2020.
LOS Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) opened a $US 1bn 18.5km extension to the Gold Line light rail line on March 5 which also marked the entry into service of the first of a fleet of 21 LRVs supplied by Kinkisharyo.
TWO Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) working on Qatar's Doha Metro Green Line have successfully completed their sections of tunnelling.
LOS ANGELES County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has taken delivery of a pre-series LRV from Kinkisharyo under a contract for 78 vehicles awarded in April 2012.