Articles in the March 2016 issue of Metro Report International.


Rolling Stock Fleet General Manager Richard Keefe explains MTR Corp's asset life assurance strategy

News Review

Round-up of world metro, light rail and tram news

City digest

Canberra consortium appointed, London rail proposals, Moscow EMUs ordered, Palermo trams inaugurated, Olsztyn trams start, Grand Paris Express funded

Interview: Peter Buchner

Following the award of a new operating contract, the CEO of Berlin S-Bahn GmbH explains his priorities


The first electro-diesel tram-trains enter service


Two more cities open metros as other networks expand


The Philippine capital has launched a range of metro expansion and improvement projects


Planning is underway for a light rail extension to the international airport


The first car has been delivered for the UK's tram-train pilot project


Following voter approval, the Limmattalbahn interurban light rail line is pushing ahead

Industry reshaping

The urban rail supply industry looks different after a year of changes

Metro car orders

Our annual reveiw of the global rolling stock market finds that Chinese orders continue to dominate

Tram interlockings

A Chinese tram line is being equipped with a new generation of interlockings

Fuel cells

Hydrogen fuel cells are being developed to power low-floor trams in China


The latest technologies and products for the urban rail industry


UITP rail expert Gautier Brodeo puts the case for protecting the bandwidth needed for metro signalling

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