MENA - Articles and news items
Industry news • 10 October 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The RTA (Roads & Transport Authority) of Dubai has awarded the Route 2020 design and build contract to to Expolink, an Alstom-led consortium consisting of ACCIONA and Gulermak.
Issue 3 2016 • 20 June 2016 • Amr Ramadan, Senior Research and Partnership Officer, UITP MENA Centre for Transport Excellence
Despite political and financial instability, in an effort to combat endemic congestion and environmental challenges, cities across the Middle East and North Africa are still pushing forward with mass public transport projects including BRT, metro, light-rail and cable car transport. Most cities have laid out urban mobility plans to make MENA cities more liveable and improve quality of life for their citizens. North African countries are now setting up powerful governmental authorities to plan and integrate public transport strategies and empowering them with proper financial support…
Industry news • 3 May 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The UITP (International Association of Public Transport) MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition, held in Dubai, has reinforced the urgency to find congestion solutions for cities across the region.
Industry news • 8 February 2016 • Busworld Turkey
Busworld Turkey, one of many successful Busworld exhibitions in the world…
Industry news • 5 November 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
According to a report commissioned by UITP, the International Association of Public Transport, Asian cities rank top in possessing the world’s largest and busiest metro networks. The UITP report entitled ‘World Metro Figures’ observes the current state of the World’s metro networks and highlights potential future developments. The report shows that in 2014, 156 cities […]
Industry news • 27 February 2015 • Alstom
Alstom has signed two contracts with Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to supply the signalling system and the infrastructureof the phase 4A of Cairo metro line 3, currently under construction. Alstom’s shares in these contracts are worth around €80 million…
Škoda Transportation won his first direct contract for supply of sixty 100% low-floor trams for the Turkish city of Konya…
Industry news • 14 January 2011 • Siemens
Siemens’ Mobility Division has successfully completed the first phase of electrification of the “Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro” project.