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Thursday, 14 December 2017 05:02

Delhi Metro seeks extra airport express trains

DELHI Metro Rail Corporation has issued a call for tenders for the design, manufacture, testing and commissioning of 36 standard-gauge cars for its Airport Express metro line. The tender also…
JAPAN’s Transport Safety Board has launched an investigation after bogie cracks and an oil leak were discovered on a West Japan Railway Company (JR West) N700 Series Shinkansen train while…
Monday, 11 December 2017 04:36

Qingdao opens second metro line

THE Chinese city of Qingdao opened its second metro line on December 10, with the start of trial passenger operation on the 20.4km Licun Gongyuan - Zhiquanlu section of the…
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 07:43

Odakyu Railway unveils Graceful Super Express

JAPAN’s Odakyu Electric Railway unveiled its new series 70000 “Graceful Super Express” EMU for Romancecar luxury limited express services on December 5.
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 05:52

Nanjing opens suburban metro Line S3

NANJING added a third suburban line to its metro network on December 6 with the start of trial passenger operation on the 37.5km Line S3, which serves the southwest of…
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 05:28

Chengdu inaugurates orbital metro line

CHENGDU added an orbital line to its metro network on December 6 with the start of trial passenger operation on the 38.6km Line 7.
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 06:46

Uzbekistan completes Bukhara - Miskin line

THE distance by rail between central and western Uzbekistan was reduced significantly on December 1 with the official completion of the 355km direct line from Navoi north of Bukhara to…
CRRC Qingdao Sifang has completed the delivery of the nine high-speed trains it is supplying to MTR in Hong Kong for operation on the new Guangzhou - Shenzhen - Hong…
TURKISH State Railways (TCDD) has invited companies to prequalify by January 25 for a three-stage contract to supply a fleet of 96 250km/h trains with a gradual transfer of technology…
TURKEY’s transport, maritime and communications minister Mr Ahmet Arslan announced on November 29 the start of a project to build 500 main line electric locomotives by 2023.
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