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Chengdu metro line 4 enters complete commercial service

Industry news  •  12 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Chengdu metro line 4, which forms part of the city’s core metro line network, has entered complete commercial service.

First rail-less train unveiled in China

Industry news  •  12 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

The world’s first rail-less train has been unveiled in Zhuzhou, central China’s Hunan province by CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co Ltd.

Bombardier delivers driverless automated people mover to Shanghai Shentong Metro

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.

Alstom to supply traction and train control monitoring systems for Shanghai metro

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.

China’s first Sky Train unveiled

Industry news  •  16 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

China’s first Sky Train was unveiled as it came off the assembly line during a ceremony in the city of Nanjing.

Diversity in Asia – every challenge comes with an opportunity

Issue 4 2016  •  19 August 2016  •  Sue Chan, Head of UITP Asia Pacific

Asia – as the world’s largest and most populated continent – shows great diversity in every aspect: economic condition, cultural practice, infrastructure development, institutional framework, and significantly, development of public transport. With ever-increasing globalisation, a sustainable and efficient public transport system is becoming the lifeline for many cities. Each city has its own public transport development challenges, but in the hustle and bustle of Asia some cities have turned these challenges into great opportunities to boost the economy, enhance communities and create a sustainable environment for its citizens.

Chengdu metro line 3 phase one enters passenger operation

Industry news  •  9 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Metro cars equipped with Alstom’s traction systems have begun revenue service on the recently opened phase one of Chengdu metro line 3.

China’s Chengdu Metro awards traction systems contract to Alstom

Industry news  •  1 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Chengdu Metro Corp Ltd has awarded a contract for the supply of traction systems for 288 metro cars to Alstom for operation on the city’s Line 3.

Road straddling bus designed to beat congestion

Industry news  •  31 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A road straddling bus designed to beat mega-jams in Chinese cities has been unveiled at a technology expo in Beijing.

Thales awarded CBTC signalling contract for Hong Kong’s Metro Lines

Industry news, News  •  5 September 2013  •  Thales

Thales announces that it has been awarded a contract MTR Corporation, to signal the SCL line’s Phase 1 segment using a CBTC system…

Beijing opens world’s longest CBTC-based metro line

Industry news, News  •  2 January 2013  •  Siemens

With Siemens technology automated Line 10 commences operation…

OTN Systems wins multi-million contracts with Chinese Metro Lines

Industry news, News  •  26 January 2011  •  OTN Systems NV

OTN Systems, has been awarded several multi-million Euro contracts from various Chinese metro lines…

Alstom & CNR & SEC agree to jointly contribute to the development of urban mass transit in China

Industry news  •  14 September 2010  •  Alstom

Alstom signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a strategic partnership and jointly develop new markets for mass transit products.