All Monorail articles – Page 2

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    Metro Report International

    CRRC unveils new-generation monorail train


    CHINA: CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co presented its ‘new generation’ straddle monorail vehicle for low- and medium-capacity routes on February 1. CRRC Changchun has drawn on its experience of supplying 770 monorail sets since 2004. The manufacturer says that the use of carbon fibre composite for some components makes ...

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    Metro Report International

    Wuhu monorail contract awarded


    CHINA: Bombardier Transportation announced on December 18 that its CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems joint venture had been selected to build two monorail lines in Wuhu and supply 240 cars. The 50:50 joint venture between Bombardier Transportation and CRRC Nanjing Puzhen would supply Innovia Monorail 300 rolling stock under ...

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    Metro Report International

    BYD-built monorail opens in Yinchuan


    CHINA: The first domestically developed straddle monorail to enter revenue service in China opened on September 1 at the China Flower Expo Park in Yinchuan. The 5·7 km route with eight stations uses a fleet of seven three-car trainsets travelling at up to 80 km/h. Each trainset has capacity ...

  • Bombardier Transportation is to supply a total of 72 four-car trainsets to be used on two monorail lines being built in Bangkok.
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    Bombardier to supply Bangkok monorail vehicles


    THAILAND: Bombardier Transportation announced on August 14 that it is to supply driverless rolling stock and signalling for two monorail lines being developed in Bangkok. Northern Bangkok Monorail Co has signed a contract for 42 four-car trainsets for the 34·5 km Pink Line linking Khai Rai and Minburi. Eastern ...

  • CRRC Sifang has rolled out a prototype suspension monorail trainset.
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    CRRC Sifang rolls out suspension monorail prototype


    CHINA: CRRC Sifang has rolled out a prototype trainset for a suspension monorail that it is building in Hancheng. In November construction began on a 55 km north-south line linking the city centre and the airport. The supplier is offering the trainset in a three- or five-car version, with ...

  • A 10 km extension of Chongqing monorail Line 3 north from Bijin to Jurenba opened on December 28.
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    Chongqing monorail extension opens


    CHINA: A 10 km extension of Chongqing monorail Line 3 north from Bijin to Jurenba opened on December 28. This takes Line 3 to a total of 66·5 km with 45 stations. Construction of the extension had begun in January 2013. Five of the six stations on the extension are ...

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    Metro Report International

    Generation 15 trainsets enter service in Wuppertal


    GERMANY: A ceremony at Kluse station on December 18 marked the entry into service of the first five Generation 15 vehicles on Wuppertal’s schwebebahn suspension monorail. The first Generation 15 car was presented in Wuppertal in November 2015. The 31 three-car sets are being supplied by Stadler Rail Valencia ...

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    Metro Report International

    Bangkok monorail PPP concessionaire selected


    THAILAND: The BSR joint venture of BTS Group, Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction and Ratchaburi Electricity Generating has been selected to build and operate two monorail lines in Bangkok under a PPP concession. BSR beat Bangkok Expressway & Metro, the operator of the Blue and Purple metro lines. The concession ...

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    Metro Report International

    Škoda to supply São Paulo monorail traction equipment


    BRAZIL: Škoda Electric has won a contract to supply traction equipment for the 10 five-car monorail vehicles that Scomi Engineering is supplying for São Paulo metro Line 17. The KC100m order follows the signing of a co-operation agreement between the two companies last year. According to Škoda, it ...

  • Scomi Engineering supplied 15 four-car monorail trainsets to Mumbai.
    Metro Report International

    Scomi and Škoda Transportation sign partnership


    INTERNATIONAL: Czech company Škoda Transportation and Malaysian monorail and bus supplier Scomi Engineering have signed an agreement to collaborate in the development of mass rapid transit and light rail vehicles. ‘This collaboration by both parties will enable Scomi to participate in a wider range of transport projects’, said Kanesan ...