Friday, 01 December 2017 06:32

First Hitachi train enters service in Miami

THE first of 24 four-car trains being supplied by Hitachi Rail Italy to Metro-Dade County entered service on the two-line Metrorail network in Miami on November 30.
Thursday, 30 November 2017 07:53

Siemens contests Berlin U-Bahn train order

SIEMENS is challenging a decision by the Berlin Senate and Berlin Transport Authority (BVG) to award a contract worth around €120m to Stadler Pankow for 20 additional type IK small-profile…
INDIA’s prime minister Mr Narendra Modi and the chief minister of Telengana state Mr K Chandrashekhar Rao made an inaugural trip on November 28 to mark the completion of the…
COPENHAGEN metro authority Metroselskabet has awarded two major contracts worth DKr 9.1bn ($US 1.45bn) for the Sydnvan branch of the city's automated metro network, the company's CEO, Mr Henrik Plougmann…
SANTA Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has awarded a contract to WSP to manage the final phase of the extension of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (Bart) metro from Fremont…
HONG Kong’s 17km Shatin to Central Link metro project took some major steps forward in the past week as the new east-west line remains on course to open in mid-2019.
THE first of 20 three-car Inspiro trains for the initial phase of Sofia metro Line 3 was unveiled at the Newag plant in Nowy Sacz, Poland, on November 15.
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 09:50

Britain funds Tyne & Wear Metro fleet renewal

BRITAIN’s Chancellor of the Exchequer announced as part of the government’s autumn budget on November 22 that the Treasury will allocate £337m to fund the replacement of Tyne & Wear…
Monday, 20 November 2017 07:30

Naples confirms CAF metro train order

THE Municipality of Naples has finally agreed terms for a €90m contract with CAF to supply 10 six-car metro trains for Line 1 for delivery in 2019 with an option…
Monday, 20 November 2017 04:35

Helsinki West Metro inaugurated

AFTER several delays, Finland’s second-largest city Espoo joined the Helsinki metro network on November 18 with the inauguration of the first phase of West Metro, the country’s largest infrastructure project.
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