All Policy articles – Page 4

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    Metro Report International

    Five-year Boston transport investment plan approved


    USA: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority voted on June 18 to approve the 2020-24 capital investment plan. This includes a contribution of $753·7m towards the Red and Orange metro line fleet replacement. CRRC is supplying 252 cars for the Red Line and ...

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    Metro Report International

    PATH Improvement Plan revealed


    USA: The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey unveiled the PATH Improvement Plan on June 20. The proposals envisage capacity increases as well as measures to improve reliability and passenger experience on the metro network linking New York with New Jersey. Capacity increases are to ...

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    Metro Report International

    Erzurum tramway project receives government approval


    TURKEY: The Ministry of Transport Infrastructure has approved the construction of a tram line in Erzurum. Planning has been underway since 2015, and the government has allocated TL890m for the project. Due to be built in five years, the 15·5 km first phase would ...

  • The second phase of the Sydney metro is included in the budget.
    Metro Report International

    Sydney and Parramatta projects in New South Wales budget


    AUSTRALIA: Rail projects in Sydney and Parramatta are included in the 2019-20 New South Wales budget, which was presented on June 18. The City & Southwest metro extension from Chatswood to Bankstown via central Sydney, which is expected to open in 2024, is to receive A$1·2bn in ...