All Metro articles – Page 2

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    Metro de Sevilla

    Lght metro opened in April 2009, running northeast from Ciudad Expo to the city centre, then southeast to Olivar de Quintos; there are 21 stations with passive provision for one further stop. Trains are five-segment LRVs, rather than heavy metro vehicles. A light rail line is under construction from ...

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    Varanasi Metro Rail Corp Ltd

    Central government approval for a 2-line metro was received in May 2016; however, a review in 2017 and resubmission of the project led to its rejection in June 2018. The line would have run southeast from BHEL via Varanasi Jc station to Banaras Hindu University (19·3 km, 17 stations), ...

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    Uijeongbu Light Rail Transit Co Ltd

    Automated driverless rubber-tyred light metro (VAL) in Seoul's northern suburbs with 15 stations including interchange with Seoul Metro Line 1 at Hoeryong. Construction began in 2007 and the line opened in July 2012. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2016, but operation has continued. Address Korea (South) ...

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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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    Tisséo Réseau Urbain

    Opened 1993. Two-line light metro serving 37 stations, plus tram serving 27 stops.See Toulouse network map . First line of VAL automated metro opened June 26, 1993 from Basso Cambo northeast to Jolimont via the main station (10·2 km, 15 stations); an extension further northeast to Balma Gramont opened ...

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    Xuzhou Rail Transit

    Opened 2019, China’s 38th metro. Single metro line serving 18 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 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 Holmenkolbanen ...

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    Shiraz Urban Railway Organization (SURO)

    Opened 2014, Iran’s thrid metro. Single line serving 14 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 20, ...

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    Tabriz Urban & Suburban Railway Organisation

    Opened 2015, Iran’s fourth metro. Single route with 10 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 (5·6 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 48 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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    Ningbo Rail Transit (NBRT)

    Opened 2014, China’s 22nd metro. Three-line network serving 69 stations. 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 opened on March 19, 2016 ...