All Metro articles – Page 9

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    Kermanshah Metro

    Single route under construction, running northeast-southwest (13 km, 13 stations), part elevated and part tunnelled. Address Kermanshah Iran Website www.kuro.ir

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    Kobe New Transit Company

    Operates the Portliner (Sannomiya--Port Island--Kobe airport, 10 km, 12 stations, opened 1981, extended 2006) and Rokko Liner (Sumiyoshi--Marine Park, 4 km, 6 stations, opened 1990) rubber-tyred guided transit systems. Address 6-6-1 Minatojima Chuo-ku Kobe 650-0045 Japan Phone +81 78 302 2500 Fax +81 78 302 4504 ...

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    Karaj Urban & Suburban Railway Organisation

    Iran's fifth largest city is building an initial light metro route (Line 1: 12 km, 24 stations). A 13 km Line 2 is being planned. Address Karaj Iran Website www.karajmetro.ir

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    Jinhua Metro

    Plans for a metro have ben approved, with construction yet to begin. Address Jinhua, Zhejiang Province China

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    Kanpur Metro Rail Corp Ltd

    Following approval by Uttar Pradesh state and central government in 2016, some preliminary work on this two-line metro began in October; some further civil works took place in 2017, but main construction stopped by September 2017. A project review followed, with final approval from central government given on 28 February ...

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    Indore Light Metro

    The national government gave approval in October 2018 for a metro serving Indore. Ring line 3 (31·6 km, 30 stations) forms the first phase. This would run east from the airport to Bengali Square via the city centre and mainline station interchange, before looping through the northern suburbs to a ...

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    Hunan Maglev Transport Co

    Medium-speed maglev line connecting Huanghua Airport with metro and mainline rail services at Changsha Nan station. Construction work began in May 2014, with test running with 3-unit vehicles from December 2015. After partial opening on 1 April 2016, full service began on 6 May 2016. Address Changsha ...

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    Guwahati Metro Rail Corp

    Approval from the Assam state government was given on 18 January 2017; an initial route (27 km, 22 stations) would link the airport in the west with Narengi in the east via the main railway station, before cross the Brahmaputra to serve North Guwahati. Address Guwahati, Assam ...

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    Gebze Metro

    Kocaeli Municipality began construction of a metro link from Gebze to Darıca on 29 September 2018; the driverless line (15·6 km, 12 stations) is scheduled to open early 2023. Address Gebze Turkey

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    Chiba Urban Monorail

    Suspension monorail with 2 routes. Address 199-1 Hagidai-machi Inage-ku Chiba 263-0012 Japan Phone +81 43 287 8211 Fax +81 43 252 7234 Email info@chiba-monorail.co.jp Website www.chiba-monorail.co.jp Traffic Passenger journeys: 17.6 million Information year: 2015 Company size ...

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    Chelyabinsk Metro

    Work on an initial 4·5 km 3-station segment of Line 1 began in 1993; in 2007 construction began on additional segments (total 8·2 km, 5 stations) extending from Prospekt Pobedy east across the river Miass to Traktorozavodskaya. Address Kurdatova 19 454092 Chelyabinsk Russia Phone +7 351 778 ...

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    Chandigarh Metro Rail Corporation

    In 2012 Delhi Metro Rail Corp submitted plans for a metro serving Chandigarh in eastern Punjab state. A first phase envisages a north-south Red line from Capitol to Aerocity (16 km) and an east-west Blue line from Sector 21 to Mullanpur (22 km) with a total of 30 stations. Start ...

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    Bhopal Metro

    The national government gave approval in October 2018 for a light metro serving Bhopal. Two routes are planned as the first stage of a six line network. Line 2 (15 km, 16 stations, short tunnel else elevated) would run from Karond Circle in the north to AIIMS in the southeast. ...

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    Baotou Metro

    Two-line metro network in planning. An east-west Line 1 (27·8 km, 22 stations) and north-south Line 2 (Phase 1: 14·3 km, 11 stations) would be served by 6-car units. Plans envisage the network expanding to six lines, a total of 182·5 km serving 125 stations. Construction was due to start ...

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    Ahvaz Metro

    An initial light metro line is under construction (23 km, 24 stations) from the northeast to the southwest. Plans envisage a further three lines (total 70 km). Address 61838-33349 Ahvaz Iran Phone +98 3552 9724 Fax +98 3552 1917 Website www.ahwazmetro.org

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    Abu Dhabi Metro

    A network of metro and light rail routes is planned: an 18 km tunnelled metro line would run southeast from the city centre to Zayed Sports City, connecting with two light rail lines totalling 18 km. Originally intended to open in 2017, the scheme was paused in 2016. However in ...

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    Linimo

    Single maglev line opened 2005 serving 9 stations. See Nagoya network map . The automated HSST maglev line links the eastern end of Nagoya Subway Line 1 ( Higashiyama line ) with several universities, the former Expo 2005 site and the Aichi Loop Railway . Address ...

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    Lanzhou Metro

    Opened June 2019, China’s 36th metro. Single line serving 20 stations. See Lanzhou network map . Work on Line 1 an initial route (25·4 km, 20 stations) began in 2012, with opening on June 23, 2019 . A second line is under construction for opening in late-2021: phase 1 ...

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    Lahore Rapid Mass Transit

    Single line under construction. See Lahore network map . A metro was proposed in 1991, and again in 2005, but plans stalled until an agreement with China was signed in May 2014. Construction of the west-east Orange Line (27·1 km, 26 stations) began in October 2015. It runs on ...

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    Kyiv Metro

    Opened 1960; now 3 lines serving 52 stations. See Kyiv network map . An initial section of Line 1 (Sviatoshyns’ko-Brovars’ka line) opened from Vokzal’na west to Dnipro on November 6, 1960 (5·2 km, 6 stations). The line has been extended in stages at both ends, with the last section ...