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  • Macau LRT Taipa Line
    Metro Report International

    Macau LRT East Line contract awarded


    CHINA: Macau’s Public Works Bureau has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Top Builders Macau Co and Hou Chun Construction & Engineering Corp a contract to supply MHI’s Automated Guideway Transit rubber-tyred light metro technology for the Light Rapid Transit East Line. The 3·66bn ...

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  • Macau LRT Barra Extension (Photo MHI) (3)
    Metro Report International

    Light metro extended across Macau bridge


    CHINA: The 3·2 km Barra Extension of the Macau Light Rapid Transit automated metro has opened, using a guideway installed in a dedicated lane on the 2·2 km Sai Van cable-stayed bridge to connect the 9·3 km Taipa Line to the Macau Peninsula. ...

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    Macau LRT East Line design contract awarded


    CHINA: Arup is to provide architectural, civil, geotechnical, structural, mechanical, electrical and fire engineering services for the detailed design of the south section of the Macau Light Rapid Transit East Line scheme.

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    Macau – Hengqin metro tunnelling begins


    CHINA: Tunnelling has begun for a light metro line connecting the Macau Special Administrative Region with Zhuhai’s Hengqin Port across the Shizimen canal. Being built at an overall cost of US$437m, Macao Light Rail Transit’s Hengqin Line will run for 2·2 km from an interchange with ...

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    Metro Report International

    Macau metro opens


    CHINA: The first light metro line in Macau was inaugurated by Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On on December 10. Travel is free until the end of the month. The elevated Taipa Line serves 11 stations on a 9·3 km U-shaped route from Oceano to Terminal ...

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    Macau Light Rail Transit (MLRT)

    Opened 2019, China’s 39th metro. Single line serving 12 stations. See Macau & Zhuhai network map. Work on this automated rubber-tyred light metro (20 km, 21 stations) from Border Gate to Barra, then via the Sai Van bridge to Taipa, Cotai and the airport began in 2011. The Taipa Island ...

  • MTR Corp is to operate and maintain the Macau Light Rapid Transit Taipa Line.
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    Macau Taipa Line operating contract awarded


    CHINA: The Macau Special Administrative Region government has appointed Hong Kong’s MTR Corp to operate and maintain the Macau Light Rapid Transit Taipa Line. The 9·3 km first phase of the driverless rubber-tyred metro line with 11 stations is under construction for opening in 2019. A 5·88bn ...

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    Macau light metro HVAC contract awarded


    CHINA: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has awarded HollySys subsidiary Concord a US$17·2m contract for the supply of HVAC and electrical equipment for the rolling stock that will be used to operate the light metro under construction in Macau. MHI is supplying 158 Crystal Mover rubber-tyred cars, ordered in ...

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    Macau orders more automated light metro cars


    CHINA: Macau’s Transport Infrastructure Office has ordered an additional 48 Crystal Mover rubber-tyre light metro cars and associated maintenance equipment from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Itochu Corp for use on the future Macau Light Rapid Transit line. The 21 km MLRT driverless light metro is under construction ...

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    Energy storage offers Macau metro 10% saving


    CHINA: Hitachi is to supply 15 lineside battery energy storage systems for the rubber-tyred light metro under construction in Macau. Hitachi says this will be the first metro to use lineside battery energy storage along its entire route, and it expects this to reduce electricity consumption by ...

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    MHI wins Macau automated light metro contract


    CHINA: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has been awarded a 4·69bn patacas order by Macau’s Transportation Infrastructure Office (GIT) to supply the rolling stock and railway systems for the first phase of the Special Administrative Region’s automated light metro. The contract, which is expected to be signed in February, ...

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    Macau LRT project launched


    CHINA: Detailed planning is getting underway for the first phase of an automated light metro in the Macau. The Special Administrative Region’s Transport Infrastructure Office (GIT) hopes to invite tenders for civil works and rolling stock later this year. Officially known as Macau LRT, the fully-automated line ...

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    Macau plans light rail network


    TENDERS are to be invited next year for construction of a 27 km light rail network in the Macau Special Administrative Region, with the aim of having the first routes operational by 2009. Proposals for the three-line network were unveiled by the Land, Public Works & Transport Bureau at the ...