Archive for category: Subways and Metros

EIB invests more than €1.7bn in Stockholm metro and new trains for Lombardy and Tunisia

The Stockholm metro. Photo: Gella.The European Investment Bank has announced an investment of more than €1.7 billion on improved rail transport in Europe and North Africa. 
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MTR to support operation and maintenance of Macau LRT

The Macau SAR Government has awarded MTR a MOP 5.88 billion (€588.8 million) operations and maintenance assistance services (O&M) contract for the Macau Light Rapid Transit (LRT) Taipa Line.
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Trial operations begin on Shanghai metro’s first automated line

Photo: Bombardier.It serves the Pujiang area to the south of Shanghai and will connect to the Line 8 interchange at Shendu Highway station.
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CRRC concern over additional US trade tariffs

CRRC is manufacturing new vehicles for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Orange Line. Photo: CRRC.The Office of the United States Trade Representative, which is responsible for developing US trade policy, said that the proposed tariffs are part of a response to "China's unfair trade practices".
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First dynamic tests on Riyadh metro

Photo: Riyadh Transport.The Riyadh metro, a rapid transit system under construction in Saudi Arabia's capital city, has conducted the first dynamic tests on its Metropolis trainsets.
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Construction and rolling stock contracts awarded for Réseau express métropolitain

Photo: SNC-Lavalin.With the arrangements in place, construction of the $6.3 billion rapid transit system is set to begin in April, 2018 - two years after the project was announced. 
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Contractors sought for South Wales Metro capital works

Renderings of Cardiff Central station show a light rail system which could be part of the South Wales Metro. Credit: Cardiff council.Transport for Wales has put out a tender for a £700 million framework for design, construction and maintenance services in Wales.
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Work underway on Tashkent metro expansion in Uzbekistan

A stock photo of the Tashkent metro from 2007. Photo: Elya.Uzbekistan Railways has issued an update on three projects to expand the Tashkent metro that are worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
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First train travels over new Northern line extension junction

Two new junctions which will connect the Northern line with an extension of the route out to Battersea Power Station have been completed.
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St Petersburg Metro chooses Škoda to supply new carriage stock

It is the first deal Škoda has reported since it announced its buyout by Amsterdam-based investment firm PPF Group.
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Qatar Rail appoints JV to run new Doha rail networks

Qatar Rail has awarded the RKH Qitarat joint venture a 20-year contract to operate and maintain the Doha metro and Lusail light rail networks.
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