Urban transport news from the Middle East & Africa

  • Hyundai Rotem is to supply six eight-car trainsets to operate on Cairo metro Line 2.

    Hyundai Rotem and Socofer sign Cairo metro contracts

    2019-08-13T13:17:49+01:00

    EGYPT: The Ministry of Transport signed contracts on August 6 for the supply of rolling stock and track maintenance machines to operate on Cairo metro Line 2.

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    Jerusalem Green Line concession awarded

    2019-08-09T08:45:02+01:00

    ISRAEL: The TransJerusalem J-Net consortium of CAF and Shapir has been awarded a PPP concession to build and operate the Green Line tram project in Jerusalem.

  • Bombardier is to supply Innovia 300 monorail trainsets for the two lines being developed in Cairo.

    Cairo monorail contract signed

    2019-08-08T09:11:22+01:00

    EGYPT: A design, build and operate contract for two driverless monorail lines serving Cairo was signed by the National Authority for Tunnels and a consortium of Bombardier Transportation, Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors on August 5.

  • One of the two lines to be built in the first phase would serve Bahrain International Airport.

    Bahrain metro consultancy shortlist

    2019-07-11T09:21:00+01:00

    BAHRAIN: The Ministry of Transportation & Telecommunication has shortlisted three bidders to provide consultancy services for the first phase of the country’s planned metro network.

  • Zonegreen has installed its Depot Personnel Protection System at three maintenance and stabling sites on the Doha Metro.

    Doha Metro depot protection systems rolled-out

    2019-07-08T05:00:00+01:00

    QATAR: Zonegreen has installed its Depot Personnel Protection System at three maintenance and stabling sites on the Doha Metro.

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

    Mauritius Metro Express light rail vehicle arrives

    2019-07-05T13:04:33+01:00

    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.

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