Canada: Stcum of Montréal has signed a co-operation agreement with Lyon transport authority Sytral and its operator SLTC. Joint development projects may include smart card ticketing.

GO Transit has opened a new station at Rutherford on its Toronto - Bradford route. The station building and parking spaces for 500 cars were to be ready this month, as part of theC$8·85m project.

China: Kowloon-Canton Railway Corp held a ground-breaking ceremony for its Ma On Shan feeder line on February 12. The route is expected to open in 2004.

France: With the opening of Lille Line 2 to H