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CANADIAN prime minister, Mr Justin Trudeau, and the premier of Quebec, Mr Phillippe Couillard, announced on April 9 that federal and provincial funding will be made available for the extension…
SHENYANG opened the first addition to its metro network for more than four years on April 8 with the start of trial passenger operation on the 5.3km four-station northern extension…
PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded a €17.6m contract to Ansaldo STS to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on the 14km Line 6 of the Paris metro.
THE 11km North-South metro line in Amsterdam will finally open on July 22, 15 years after work began on the €3.2bn project and more than a decade after it was…
OPERATIONAL testing began on the Riyadh metro network on April 4, when a two-car Alstom Metropolis train for the Purple Line (Line 6) ran under its own power.
THE first Nippon Sharyo metro cars for the initial phase of the Jakarta MRT project were unloaded at the Indonesian port of Tanjung Priok on the evening of April 4…
A new fully-automated driverless peoplemover has opened in southern Shanghai to connect the metro with a large residential area.
HYUNDAI ROTEM, Korea has rolled out the first of eight two-car trains for Jakarta’s first light metro line which is set to open in August in time for the 2018…
IRELAND’s National Transport Authority (NTA) and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) have announced details of a preferred route for MetroLink, a €3bn largely underground metro line for Dublin, which will provide…
FRAPORT, which operates Frankfurt Airport, has awarded a contract to a consortium of Siemens, Max Bögl Group and Keolis to build, operate and maintain a new fully-automated Airval peoplemover to…
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