UKVZ is to supply 15 unidirectional low-floor trams to Magnitogorsk. Separately, NPO Gorizont is to supply 10 bodyshells for rebuilding old vehicles.
China’s National Development & Reform Commission has approved the third phase of the Zhengzhou metro network. Due to be built by the end of 2024, the 159·6 route-km includes an extension of Line 3, as well as six new lines.
ST Engineering is supplying a control system for Wuxi metro Line 3.
A consortium of Sumitomo Corp, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering and TES Philippines began work on May 1 to return Manila metro Line 3 to its design capacity and improve safety. The scope includes repairs to track, catenary, signalling and rolling stock. The ¥35·5bn contract was awarded in January.
ST Engineering is supplying an automatic fare collection system for the future Bangkok Gold Line.
The first of 14 Twist trams Pesa is supplying to Gorzów Wielkopolski were delivered on April 20.
The Québec provincial government has asked project promoter CDPQ to undertake studies for extending Montréal’s REM automated metro to the neighbouring district of Laval.
RailWorks is to supply track to the Minneapolis Southwest Light Rail project.