All Metro articles – Page 8

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    Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP)

    RATP took over road and rail services in 1949 and now operates all metro and light rail lines (except SNCF’s Aulnay–Bondy tram-train), buses and the RATP-RER (Regional Express) lines.

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    Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRT)

    Manages concesssions for two of Bangkok’s metro lines (Blue, Purple) serving 53 stations. See Bangkok network map . MRTA is responsible for planning and construction of metro lines in Bangkok and elsewhere, and provision of associated passenger benefits. It also controls the concession for the Chaloem Ratchamongkhon line, ...

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    Management Authority for Urban Railways (MAUR)

    Metro under construction. See Ho Chi Minh City network map . Preliminary work on the Line 1 northeast from Ben Thanh to Suoi Tien Park (19·7 km, 15 stations) started in 2008 , with a formal groundbreaking in August 2012 , but construction was then delayed. Contractors for the ...

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    Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)

    First electric tram line opened 1889. Network now comprises three conventional metro lines with 53 stations, and light rail network with four branches and 74 stops.See Boston network map . The light rail Green Line is being extended northwest from Lechmere to Union Square (1·4 km, 1 station) and ...

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    Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp (PATH)

    Port Authority of New York New Jersey

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    Port Authority Transit Corp (PATCO)

    Opened 1936. Single route with 13 stations. See Philadelphia network map . The PATCO Speedline opened 1936 between 15/16th St Locust in Philadelphia and Broadway inCamden, via the Ben Franklin Bridge over the Delaware river. The line was rebuilt and extended to Lindenwold in 1969, where ...

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    Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

    First metro line (Market-Frankford line) opened 1907. Network now comprises 2 lines serving 52 stations, plus the Norristown light metro line. See Philadelphia network map . SEPTA runs public transport in the five-county area of Philadelphia, with some routes extending into New Jersey and Delaware. Also operates tramway/light rail ...

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    Pyongyang Transport Authority

    First metro line opened 1973; network now comprises 2 lines with 15 stations. The north-south Chollima line opened on September 6, 1973, with a southwest extension completed in 1987. The first section of the east-west Hyoksin line opened on October 9, 1975, with a western extension added in 1978. ...

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    Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

    First line opened 1979; network comprises two main routes serving six branches with 38 stations. See Atlanta network map . A starter streetcar light rail loop line began construction in 2011, opening in December 2014 (4·3 km, 12 stops). A new metro train fleet is being built by Stadler ...

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    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

    First line opened 1976; network comprises 6 lines with 91 stations.See Washington DC network map . The first stage of the Silver Line from East Falls Church to Wiehle-Reston East opened on July 26, 2014 (18·7 km, 5 stations) with through running onto the Blue Line to Largo. ...

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    Tokyo Waterfront Area Rapid Transit (Rinkai-sen)

    Opened in 1996, single line with 8 stations. See Tokyo network map . This ‘Third Sector’ line opened on March 30, 1996 running in tunnel west from an interchange with JR East’s Keiyo line at Shin-Kiba to Tokyo’s waterfront development area on the artifical islands of Aomi and Odaiba, ...

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    Los Angeles Metro

    Heavy metro opened 1993; two lines serving 16 stations. First light rail line opened 1990; now four lines serving 78 stations. See Los Angeles network map . The heavy metro comprises the Red line with its short branch (Purple line). The first section opened in 1993 and extended in ...

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    Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main mbH (VGF)

    First line opened 1884. Complex system of conventional tram network, much upgraded to run as light metro. See Frankfurt am Main network map . Extensive upgrading of the city’s tram network from the late-1960s to pre-metro standards and operated as a metro ( U-Bahn : 9 routes, 86 stations); ...

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    Empresa de Trens Urbanos de Porto Alegre SA (Trensurb)

    Opened 1985; single route serving 22 stations. This regional metro is run by a government-owned company; opened on March 2, 1985, and extended 1997, 2000 and 2012. A further extension to Novo Hamburgo (5 km, 3 stations) opened on May 8, 2014. A peoplemover opened in 2013 provides interchange ...

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    MetroLink Express Gandhinagar & Ahmedabad

    Opened 2019, India’s 12th metro. Single route with 6 stations. Phase 1 covers a two-line metro network of 39·2 km serving 34 stations. In March 2015 work began on a line from Vastral Gam to Apparel Park (6·5 km, 6 stations) on the southeast side of Ahmedabad, which opened ...

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    Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)

    First metro line opened 1983, light rail opened 1992. Network comprises single metro route with 14 stations, and light rail line with 33 stations. See Baltimore network map . MTA also administers the Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) commuter rail network (3 routes serving 41 stations). The Brunswick (Washington ...

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    Tren Urbano de Lima (AATE)

    Autoridad Autónoma del Tren Eléctrico

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    Seoul Metro Line 9 Corp

    Opened 2009. Single route serving 38 stations. See Seoul network map . Line 9 links Gimpo airport in the west with VHS Medical Center via the Gangnam district south of the Han River. The first phase linking Gaewha to Sinnonhyeon, opened on July 24, 2009 (27 km, 25 ...

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    Kitakyushu Urban Monorail

    This straddle monorail is operated by Kita-Kyushu city. Address 2-13-1 Kikugaoka Kokura-minami-ku Kitakyushu 802-0981 Japan Phone +81 93 961 0101 Fax +81 93 961 0555 Email ad-media@kitakyushu-monorail.co.jp Website www.kitakyushu-monorail.co.jp Traffic Passenger journeys: 11.4 million Information year: 2014 Company size ...