Archive for category: Subways and Metros

New Wales and Borders franchise begins as KeolisAmey takes charge

Photo: Stadler.The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has described today as an important moment for devolution, welcoming KeolisAmey as the new operators of Wales and Borders rail services.
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New Wales and Borders franchise begins as KeolisAmey takes charge

Photo: Stadler.The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has described today as an important moment for devolution, welcoming KeolisAmey as the new operators of Wales and Borders rail services.
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Madrid Metro to order new trains and employ additional drivers

Madrid Metro has announced plans to order 60 new trains at the start of 2019 to meet growing demand on the network.
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New data reveals popularity of metro systems throughout the world

The Stockholm Metro. Photo: Gella.Every single day 168 million passengers use metros across the world. But where are all of these systems situated and which ones have the highest ridership?
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Bidders for new Tyne and Wear Metro fleet revealed

The winning bidder for the £362 million contract will be announced in 2019, with the new fleet introduced in stages from the end of 2021 as the existing stock is phased out.
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RZD International pens light metro agreement with Vietnamese investors

Photo: RZD International.RZD International and Lung Lo Construction have signed a deal to construct a light metro in Vietnam.
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Testing begins on Delhi Metro’s Violet Line

A stock photo of the Violet Line. Photo: Wikimedia.Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has revealed that trial runs have begun on the Violet Line extension to the town of Ballabgarh.
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The oldest line on the Los Angeles Metro is set for an $350m upgrade

Photo: Justefrain.The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the works will improve reliability, safety and the customer experience.
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Thessaloniki Metro tunnelling completed

Photo: Konstantinos Stampoulis.The tunnel boring machine 'Frixos' arrived at 25is Martiou station on the second tunnel of the Kalamaria extension on July 31, marking the completion of tunnelling activities. 
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Bogotá Metro secures $70m from development bank

The skyline of Bogota. Photo: OSTILL.An international bidding process will now be launched by the Bogota Metro to find a company or group of companies to develop the project further.
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Spanish engineers join Jacobs on Dublin Metro development team

A stock photo of a closeup of a tunnel boring machine cutter head. Photo: VILevi.Should the project proceed as planned, six years of construction will begin in 2021 and in 2027 MetroLink will be operational.
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