TAIWAN: Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Xinyi Line East extension on November 7.
The 1·4 km eastern extension from Xiangshan is being built by BES Engineering Corp and Daiho Corp and is expected to cost NT$9bn.
TAIWAN: Hitachi Rail Italy unveiled a prototype train for the Circular Line of the Taipei metro at its Reggio Calabria plant on August 30. All 17 four-car sets are due to be completed by late 2018.
TAIWAN: The New Taipei City Government Department of Rapid Transit Systems has signed a turnkey contract for the Sanying Line in New Taipei City.
TAIWAN: A ceremony on July 5 marked the opening of a one-station extension of Taipei metro Line 5. Passenger services began the following day, with travel on the extension free for one month.
NEW ZEALAND: The government has shortlisted two organisations to develop the City Centre – Māngere light rail project in Auckland, it announced on August 22. It expects to select a preferred bidder early next year. The shortlisted bidders are the NZ Transport Agency, a government body, and the ...
SINGAPORE: A public trial of on-demand transport using autonomous vehicles has started on Sentosa island, and will run until November 15. Two minibuses and two smaller shuttles operate on a private road from Silso Point to Palawan Beach taxi stand, and then along public roads to the Sentosa ...
SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority and operators SBS Transit and SMRT have announced the winners of the Singapore Mobility Challenge. The project, launched in June, aims to develop ‘innovative ideas’ that would help to achieve three aims of the Land Transport Master Plan 2040: ‘20-Minute Towns & a 45-Minute ...
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