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THE Guangzhou Industrial Investment Fund Management (GIIFM) and some local companies have set up a Yuan 10bn ($US 1.52bn) fund to finance the development of the Chinese city’s urban rail…
THE Board of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has decided to exercise a $US 18.3m option with Talgo, Spain, to overhaul the remaining 36 of its 74 newest…
METRO de Santiago is opening its new 15km Line 6 on November 2. The $US 1.26bn line connects Los Leones on the eastern side of city with Cerrillos in the…
MINSK Metro has disclosed details of an order for 10 new metro trains from Stadler Minsk, which are due to be delivered between 2018 and 2020.
THE supervisory board of Berlin Transport (BVG) has approved the procurement of 20 additional type IK small-profile U-Bahn trains from Stadler Pankow to alleviate an acute rolling stock shortage on…
NEW York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has contracted Cubic Transportation Systems to replace its iconic MetroCard ticketing system with a new contactless system similar to that already deployed in London.
TESTING is now well underway on Beijing’s Yanfang Line, the city’s first entirely driverless metro line, which is scheduled to enter service by the end of the year.
WARSAW Metro has opened bids from five suppliers for its largest-ever order for new rolling stock, although only two bidders have offered a price within the operator’s Zlotys 1.69bn ($US…
SINGAPORE celebrated the opening of the third phase of the city state’s underground Downtown Line on October 21 with passengers enjoying two days of free rides on the now 42km…
ALSTOM has begun delivery of an additional batch of 139 Metropolis 9000 metro cars for Lima metro.
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