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    Mauritius Metro Express inaugurated

    2019-10-17T12:21:39.82+01:00

    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.

  • 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.

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