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    Metro Report International

    Mauritius light rail Phase 2A contract awarded

    2021-02-16T09:00:00Z

    MAURITIUS: India’s L T Construction has been awarded a contract to build Phase 2A of the Mauritius Metro Express. This will extend the light rail line by 3·4 km from Rose Hill Central to Quatre Bornes Central Station and Trianon, serving the densely populated areas ...

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    Metro Report International

    Mauritius light rail road-rail fleet delivered

    2020-07-20T11:27:00Z

    MAURITIUS: Road-rail vehicle specialist Zagro has supplied four Unimog U423 road-rail vehicles for the Mauritius Metro Express light rail line. Two are equipped for use by the line’s maintenance staff, and two for rescuing the line’s CAF Urbos light rail vehicles. ...

  • DSC_0862_Metro Express, Mauritius - CAF Urbos 100-3 LRV no 104 departs Richelieu Depot for Rose Hill with PM Pravind Jugnauth, VIPs & media, 3 Oct 2019_photo Stephen Spark
    Metro Report International

    Mauritius Metro Express inaugurated

    2019-10-17T12:21:39.820Z

    Photo: Stephen Spark MAURITIUS: The first phase of the Metro Express light rail project was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth at a ceremony on October 3. The 13 km north-south route serves nine stops between Immigration Square in Port Louis and Rose ...

  • The first of 18 light rail vehicles which CAF is supplying for the Metro Express project was delivered on July 4.
    Metro Report International

    Mauritius Metro Express light rail vehicle arrives

    2019-07-05T13:04:33Z

    MAURITIUS: The first of 18 light rail vehicles which CAF is supplying for the Metro Express project was delivered on July 4, with five more expected to follow by the end of the year. The initial 13 km Port Louis – Rose Hill section of the Metro Express line is ...

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    Mauritius orders Urbos LRVs

    2017-12-27T10:24:50Z

    MAURITIUS: CAF is to supply a fleet of 18 Urbos light rail vehicles to operate the Metro Express light rail line, following the signing of a €100m contract with Larsen & Toubro Ltd on December 26. The Indian firm is responsible for procuring the rolling stock as part of its ...

  • A contract has been signed for construction of a light rail line in Mauritius.
    Metro Report International

    Mauritius light rail contract signed

    2017-08-04T09:10:56Z

    MAURITIUS: The government signed a Rs18·8bn contract with Larsen & Toubro on July 31 for the construction of the Metro Express light rail line, which would link Port Louis with Curepipe. L&T is responsible for civil works, electrification, signalling, the fare collection system and the passenger information system. It ...

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    Mauritius light rail work begins

    2017-03-27T09:47:55Z

    MAURITIUS: Preparatory work started on a light rail line on March 20, following a foundation stone laying ceremony on March 11. Preparatory works are expected to last three months. The 26 km Metro Express line would link Port Louis with Curepipe, serving 19 stops with an end-to-end journey time ...

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    Mauritius selects light rail contractor

    2014-10-20T09:16:00Z

    MAURITIUS: The Ministry of Public Infrastructure has awarded a partnership of Indian construction company Afcons Infrastructure and CAF a contract to build a 37 km light rail line from the capital Port Louis to Curepipe. Much of the route, known locally as métro leger, would use the alignment of ...

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    Singapore to support Mauritian Light Rapid Transit plan

    2012-09-24T13:42:00Z

    MAURITIUS: The Ministry of Public Infrastructure has appointed a group of organisations from Singapore to develop an 'action plan' for the construction of a rail-based light rapid transit line between Port Louis and Curepipe. The project aims to establish new transit corridors to relieve the main road arteries. The proposed ...