DELHI’s metro network reached 252km on March 14, when the initial 21.6km section of the Pink Line from Majlis Park to Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus was inaugurated in the presence…
SINGAPORE Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with McLaren Applied Technologies, Britain, to apply its Formula 1 racing expertise in capturing, connecting and analysing data to…
INDIAN Railways (IR) says it has successfully converted two class Alco diesel-electric locomotives to electric traction to operate as a prototype WAG-C3 12-axle twin locomotive.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority has awarded a $S 344.25m ($US 261.3m) contract to Bombardier upgrade the Bukit Panjang automated peoplemover and supply new rolling stock.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a €90m contract to Siemens to install communications-based train control (CBTC) for the 2.2km extension to the Downtown Line 3 from Expo to…
INDIA’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has sanctioned six proposals worth Rs 116bn ($US 1.8bn) for track-doubling and electrification works, as well as a new line project, covering the…
THE first completed metro cars for the Jakarta MRT project arrived at the Japanese port of Toyohashi on March 1 in readiness for shippment to Indonesia.
KUALA Lumpur operator Prasarana has awarded a consortium of Siemens and Rasma Corporation a contract for the supply and installation of signalling and train control equipment for LRT3, a planned…
DYNAMIC testing of the first Alstom Prima T8 double-unit electric locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) has begun at the Electric Locomotive Factory at Madhepura in the Indian state of Bihar.
THE board of the Asian Development Bank has approved a $US 360m loan for Bangladesh Railways (BR) to finance the modernisation of the company’s locomotive and rolling stock fleet.
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