All Metro articles – Page 2

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    Metro Jeddah Co

    Phase 1 of the Jeddah Transportation Master Plan envisages a network of up to four metro routes (157 km, 85 stations), three light rail lines (38 km, 43 stops) and a corniche tramway (16 km, 15 stops). Lines planned are: Metro Red Line : north - south, ...

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    Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University Peoplemover

    An 11·5 km, 14-station driverless light metro serving the university campus opened in August 2012; Ansaldos STS supplied metro technology based on København Metro. Four operational routes serve a central loop line and two branches. Address Saudi Arabia Gauge: 1435 mm Length: 12 km ...

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    Tren Urbano

    Automated metro with 16 stations opened 2004. Owned by San Juan’s Transport Public Works Department, 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 ...

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    Suzhou Subway (SZS)

    First line opened 2012, China’s 16th metro. Three-line network serving 92 stations. See Suzhou network map . Line 1 opened in April 28 2012, running east-west from Zhongnanjie to Liangtianche (25·7 km, 24 stations). Line 2’s first phase (26·6 km, 22 stations) opened on December 28 2013, running ...

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    SPT Subway

    Opened in 1896. Single circle line with 15 stations. The Glasgow Subway is the world’s third-oldest metro. It consists of a small-profile circular route crossing the city-centre and looping out to the west, and is owned and operated by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport . A contract for modernisation ...

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    SkyTrain

    Opened 1986, network now comprises 3 lines serving 53 stations. See Vancouver network map . This subsidiary of Translink runs the automated light metro line. The first sections of the Expo line opened 1986 (Waterfront – New Westminster), with the Millenium line in 2002 (Braid – Commercial). The ...

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    SBS Transit - Singapore

    Operator of North-East and Downtown lines, and two peoplemovers. See Singapore network map . Public transport operator SBS has a 30-year franchise from Land Transport Authority to operate the automated driverless North-East line (16 stations, opened in 2003), and the Downtown line (also automated and ...

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    Statheres Sygkoinonies SA (STASY)

    Athens Urban Rail Transport

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    Xuzhou Rail Transit

    Opened 2019, China’s 38th metro. Two metro lines serving 38 stations. See map of Xuzhou . Work on a test section of east-west Line 1 began in April 2013, with some test running from the end of 2016. The full line, running from Xuzhou East high-speed station via ...

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    RET Public Transport

    Opened 1968. Five routes serving 70 stations. Also operates tramway network of 9 routes. See Rotterdam network map . The first section of the north-south Erasmuslijn metro between Centraal and Zuidplein on February 9, 1968, extended to Slinge in 1970, continuing southwest to Zalmplaat in 1974. The west-east ...

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    Sporveien Oslo

    Opened 1966. Five metro lines with 98 stations, plus six light rail/tram lines. See Oslo network map . Oslo’s metro has been created by a mixture of new construction and converted older suburban railways (such as the Holmenkolbanen of 1898). The first tunnelled section opened in 1928, extending the ...

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    Shiraz Urban Railway Organization (SURO)

    Opened 2014, Iran’s thrid metro. Single line serving 20 stations. First section of metro Line 1 opened October 11 2014 , running northwest from the city centre at Namazi to Ehsan (10·5 km, 6 stations, 2 further stations opened later). It was extended southeast to Zandiyeh on April ...

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    Tabriz Urban Railway Organisation (TURO)

    Opened 2015, Iran’s fourth metro. Single route with 12 stations. The inaugural section at the east end of Line 1 from El Goli in the southeast running northwest to Ostad Shahriar opened August 28 2015 (5·8 km, 6 stations). On February 16 2017 this was extended west to ...

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    VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nürnberg (VAG)

    Opened 1972. Three metro lines serving 49 stations. Also five tram routes serving 79 stops. See Nürnberg network map . The first section to open was Line U1 from the southeast terminus at Langwasser Süd running northwest to Bauernfeindstraße on March 1 1972. This was further extended to Frankenstraße ...

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    New Transit Yurikamome

    formerly Tokyo Waterfront New Transit

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    Ningbo Rail Transit (NBRT)

    Opened 2014, China’s 22nd metro. Four-line network serving 97 stations. See Ningbo network map . Construction of east-west Line 1 began in 2009 with the first phase opened from Donghuan South Rd to Gaoqiao West on May 30 2014 (20·8 km, 20 stations). Line 1 Phase 2 east ...

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    Nagoya Municipal Subway

    Transportation Bureau, City of Nagoya

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    STM Montréal

    Société de Transport de Montréal (STM)

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    Okinawa Toshi Monorail

    Opened 2003; single straddle-beam monorail route, serving 19 stations. This is the only railway operation on Okinawa, and is known as Yui Rail . The first section to be completed runs east from the island’s main airport to Naha city centre and on to Shuri on the east side ...

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    Tokyo Monorail

    Single line opened 1964, serving 11 stops. See Tokyo network map . This straddle monorail on the Alweg system opened in southern Tokyo in 1964. It runs from Hamamatsuchō on the south side of central Tokyo to Haneda airport along the western waterfront of Tokyo Bay. The line was ...