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Urban rail - list of openings (2021)

2021-01-18T09:03:00+00:00

New lines and extensions to metro, light rail and commuter rail networks. Map, operator and news links.

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Largest metro networks

2021-09-06T16:35:00+01:00

Table of key data from the world’s biggest metros

China high speed

World Speed Survey 2019

2019-08-06T13:00:00+01:00

China has outstripped all others with the fastest trains attaining start-to-stop averages well over 300 km/h.

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World rail speed records

2021-01-18T06:59:00+00:00

Table of one-off speed records where trains recorded speeds of 160 km/h or more

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Urban rail - list of openings (2020)

2021-01-01T08:02:00+00:00

New lines and extensions to metro, light rail and commuter rail networks. Map, operator and news links.

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China: Metro openings hit record high

2021-02-26T06:10:00+00:00

Almost 700 km of metro and tram lines were opened in 15 Chinese cities during the closing weeks of 2020