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Vienna orders 34 driverless U-Bahn trains from Siemens WIENER Linien has awarded Siemens a contract to supply 34 driverless metro trains for Vienna’s U-Bahn network.
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TRANSPORT for London (TfL) issued invitations to negotiate to four prequalified bidders on November 17 for a contract to supply 43 driverless metro trains for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). The four bidders are:• Alstom• Bombardier•...
lta-selects-alstom-for-circle-line-cbtc-contract
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a contract with Alstom for the supply of communications-based train control (CBTC), which will support driverless operation on the 4km stage six and final extension of the Circle...
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The government of the Australian state of Victoria is spending big on public transport projects, both urban and regional, but it remains to be seen whether it will be enough to meet Melbourne and the...
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UKRAINE’s cabinet has given Kharkiv Metro approval to sign loan agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction (EBRD) which will fully-finance a project to expand the metro network in...
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METRO-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (Mega) has awarded Hyundai Rotem a Won 177.1bn ($US 159m) contract to supply 96 metro cars for Ahmedabad metro Line 1. The vehicles will be assembled at Hyundai Rotem’s plant...
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THE first metro train for the Noida – Greater Noida Aqua Line left CRRC Nanjing Puzhen’s plant in China on November 2 on the first leg of its journey to India. Trials are expected to begin...
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THE CEO of Algiers Metro Company (EMA) Mr Omar Hadbi confirmed on November 7 that two extensions of the Algiers metro network will open before the end of the year, while several other Algerian cities...
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MALAYSIA’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) issued a tender notice on November 6 for a turnkey contract to construct and equip Kuala Lumpur’s Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3). The winning bidder will...
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TRANSMASHHOLDING subsidiary Metrowagonmash and Sberbank leasing have signed a Roubles 1.3bn contract with Nizhny Novgorod Metro for 23 type 81-717/6/714.6 metro cars, which will support the expansion of the urban rail network in the Russian...
brasilia-metro-equips-first-station-will-solar-power-plant
BRASILIA metro has completed the installation of a solar power plant at Guariroba station on the Green Line with the capacity to generate up to 288MWh of electricity per year, which is sufficient to supply...

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