Metro - Articles and news items
Industry news • 31 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
French public transport authority SYTRAL has signed a contract with Alstom for the supply of new automatic operation systems to lines B and D of the Lyon metro.
Industry news • 23 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A Midland Metro tram has travelled to Spain to be fitted with hi-tech batteries allowing it to run catenary-free in the UK from autumn this year.
Industry news • 17 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board has awarded an Alstom led consortium a metro system contract for Hanoi metro line 3 in Vietnam.
Industry news • 12 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Shanghai Shentong Metro has taken delivery of the first driverless automated people mover for the Shanghai Shentong Metro.
Industry news • 9 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
St. Petersburg Metro has signed a supply contract with OEVRZ for 40 metro cars with asynchronous traction drives.
Industry news • 4 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
On 28 December 2016, MTR South Island Line (SIL) opened for passenger service providing an extended metro line to Hong Kong’s Southern District.
Industry news • 3 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Bombardier Transportation in partnership with Hartasuma launched 14 INNOVIA Metro 300 trains for operation in Kuala Lumpur.
Industry news • 23 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Nexus has completed a £3 million programme to replace tracks used by the Tyne and Wear Metro in tunnels beneath Newcastle city centre.
Industry news • 20 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Translink, Vancouver’s regional transport authority, has ordered 28 next-generation Bombardier INNOVIA Metro 300 vehicles for operation on the city’s SkyTrain network.
Industry news • 16 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide a €120 million loan for the acquisition of 22 new metro trains and a security upgrade of the Rotterdam underground network.
Industry news • 7 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Parisian public transport operator RATP has exercised an option to order 20 Alstom MP14 metros on behalf of Syndicat des transports d’Île-de-France (STIF) as part of a framework contract signed in January 2015.
Issue 6 2016 • 30 November 2016 • Rubén Muñoz García, Project Manager, Metro de Madrid
Following several years of suffering the impact of the economic crisis on business activity – clearly illustrated by the drop in user demand and required budgetary adjustments – Metro Madrid has persisted in its efforts to remain the preferential mobility option in the Madrid region. The following article by Rubén Muñoz García, Project Manager at Metro de Madrid, explains how the company has rallied to achieve great results despite the economic setbacks of recent years.
Industry news • 21 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Alstom will supply both traction systems and train control monitoring systems for 156 metro cars as part of Shanghai metro line 10 phase 2 project.
Industry news • 15 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide USD 44 million loan for the construction of Quito’s first metro line.