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    Metro 5 SpA

    Consortium established in 2006 to build and operate Line 5 (12·6 km, 19 stations) under a 27-year public-private concession; it comprises FS Italiane, Ansaldo STS, Alstom, Hitachi Rail Italy and Azienda Trasporti Milanesi . The line uses Ansaldo STS driverless operation, similar to København metro, opening in phases from ...

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    Trensurb

    Single route serving 21 stations. This regional metro is run by a government-owned company; opened in 1985 and extended 1997, 2000 and 2012. A further extension to Novo Hamburgo (5 km, 3 stations) opened on 8 May 2014. A second route is planned, from Azenha south of the city centre ...

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    Tren Urbano

    Automated metro with 16 stations opened 2004; operations are franchised to Alternate Concepts Inc. Address 24 Road 21 Guaynabo San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00966 USA Phone +1 787 723 3760 Fax +1 787 727 5456 Website www.dtop.gov.pr/transporte_urbano Traffic Passenger journeys: 4.835 million ...

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    Transpole

    Fully-automated driverless rubber-tyred metro (VAL), opened in 1983. Network now comprises 2 lines with 60 stations. Also operates the Lille--Roubaix/Tourcoing tramway (opened 1877) serving 36 stops. Address 276 Avenue De la Marne 59700 Marcq-en-Baroeul France Phone +33 3 20 81 43 43 Fax +33 3 20 81 ...

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    Yekaterinburg Tramway

    First line opened 1929. The most recent track extension was inaugurated in late 2017. The extensive system is operated as 30 routes serving 146 stops. Short metro line opened 1991. Address Ul Frunze 26 620042 Yekaterinburg Russia Phone +7 343 251 28 51 Fax +7 343 257 ...

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    Suzhou Subway

    Three-line network serving 92 stations. Line 1 (25·7 km, 24 stations) opened in April 2012, running east-west from Zhongnanjie to Liangtianche. Line 2's first phase (26·6 km, 22 stations) opened on 28 December 2013, running south from Suzhou high speed line station to Wuzhong; on 24 September 2016 extensions opened ...

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    Statheres Sygkoinonies SA

    STASY was established in 2011 to bring together management of the metro and tramway operations in Athens, previously operated by AMEL, ISAP and Tram SA. The metro network consists of three lines (56 stations; 4 others served). The Athens-Piraeus Railway opened in 1869, and subsequent development has converted it into ...

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    Tisséo Réseau Urbain

    Light metro with two lines serving 37 stations; Y-shaped tram network serving 27 stops. First line of VAL automated light metro opened 1993; single route extended 2003 (14·5 km, 18 stations). Line B (15·7 km, 20 stations) opened June 2007. Marketed with the metro as Line C is the ...

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    Sporveien Oslo

    The former Oslo Sporveier changed its name to Kollektivtransportproduksjon AS in 2006 and is a corporation wholly owned by the city of Oslo. It is responsible for tramway, metro and bus operations. The metro (first line opened 1966) comprises 5 lines with 98 stations, with some lines converted from older ...

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    Shiraz Urban Railway Organization

    Single line serving 14 stations. First section of metro Line 1 opened 11 October 2014, running northwest from the city centre at Namazi to Ehsan (10·5 km, 6 stations, 2 further stations opened later); in 2017 it was extended southeast to Zandiyeh (2 km, 1 station) on 20 April, and ...

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    Tokyo Waterfront New Transit

    Rubber-tyred automated guided transit system opened 1995, linking central Tokyo with Tokyo Teleport Town and Toyosu; 16 stations. Address 3-22 Ariake Edo-ku Tokyo 135-0063 Japan Phone +81 3 3529 7777 Fax +81 3 3529 7770 Website www.yurikamome.co.jp Traffic Passenger journeys: 45.5 million ...

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    Nagoya Subway

    First line opened 1957. Network now comprises 6 lines with 87 stations. Extension of Sakuradori line opened in Spring 2011. Address 3-1-1 Sannomaru Naka-ku Nagoya 460-8508 Japan Phone +81 52 972 3807 Fax +81 52 972 3938 Email unyu@tbcn.city.nagoya.lg.jp Website www.kotsu.city.nagoya.jp Traffic ...

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    STM Montréal

    The first two lines of this rubber-tyred metro opened in 1966. The network now comprises four lines serving 68 stations. Address 800 De La Gauchetière West Montreal, QC H5A 1J6 Canada Phone +1 514 786 4636 Website www.stm.info Traffic Passenger journeys: ...

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    Tokyo Monorail

    Straddle monorail on the Alweg system opened in 1964, linking central Tokyo with Haneda airport; acquired by JR East in 2002. Short extension to a new terminal building opened 2004, and deviation to new international terminal station opened October 2010. Address 2-4-12 Hamamatsucho Minato-ku Tokyo 105-0013 Japan ...

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    Metrorex SA

    First line opened 1979; network now comprises 4 lines with 53 stations and 4 depots; Line 4 was extended to Straulești on 31 March 2017 (2·1 km, 2 stations). Line 5 is under construction running southwest from Eroilor to Drumul Taberei and Pantelimon (6·1 km, 10 stations), and a sixth ...

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    Metrorec

    First line opened 1985, extended 1987; network comprises main route with branch, 19 stations. Line 2 with 10 stations opened 2005. Also operates connecting suburban line with 8 stations. Address Rua José Natário 478 Areias CEP 50900-000 Recife Brazil Phone +55 81 3455 4711 Fax +55 81 ...

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    Minsk Metropolitena

    Network comprises 2 lines with 29 stations. First line opened 1984; extended 1986-2012 (14 stations, 17·3 km), with the extension to Malinauka (1·8 km, 1 station) opened 3 June 2014. Second line opened 1990, extended 1995-2005 (14 stations, 18·1 km). Work on Line 3 began in March 2014; the ...

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    Metrofor

    Metrofor operates two lines in Fortaleza, which have been modernised to create a metro network. The South Line (24·1 km, 18 stations) opened with limited service in July 2013 using 20 three-car units; full service began 1 October 2014. After initial modernisation of the West Line in 2011 using 6 ...

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    Taichung Metro

    Upgrading of a section of TRA's Taichung loop line from Fengyuan south to Daqing created a metro-style operation (31·8 km, 9 stations) which entered service in October 2016; extension is proposed to Changhua. A standard gauge route, the Green line, is under construction from Beitun/Yuanshan south to Xinwuri and Jinma ...

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    Taiyuan Metro

    Work on the first phase of north-south Line 2 (25·1 km) began in 2012, and the initial section of east-west Line 1 (24·1 km) was started in 2013, for opening in 2016-17. A master plan for 2030 outlines a network of seven lines, totalling 236 km and 150 stations. ...