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  • Paris Metro Line 11 Alstom MP14 rubber-tyred trainset (3)
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    MP14 trainsets tested on Paris Line 11 extension


    FRANCE: Test running with new five-car MP14 rubber-tyred trainsets has started on the eastern extension of Paris metro Line 11, transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités and operator RATP announced on April 6. The new sets for Line 11 are the third batch of MP14 stock to be ...

  • Tunnel boring machine ‘Mireille’ broke through into the station to be greeted by the mayors of Clichy-sous-Bois and Montfermeil
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    ‘Mireille’ breaks through on Paris Line 16


    FRANCE: Celebrations at the site of the future Clichy-Montfermeil station on March 29 marked a milestone in the construction of automated metro Line 16 as part of the Grand Paris Express project. After boring 2·2 km from the Bel-Air worksite in Chelles, tunnel boring machine ‘Mireille’ ...

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    Praha tram project gets underway


    CZECH REPUBLIC: Eurovia has begun work on a KC200m six-month project to build the Depo Hostivař tram stop and turning circle close to the eastern terminus of Praha metro Line A. New track will provide a triangular junction at the intersection of ul Černokostelecka and ul ...

  • Construction of the Ontario Line metro in Toronto was officially launched with a groundbreaking ceremony at the future Exhibition Place station site
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    Work starts on Toronto’s Ontario Line


    CANADA: Construction of the Ontario Line metro in Toronto was officially launched with a groundbreaking ceremony at the future Exhibition Place station site on March 27. Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford, and Transport Minister Caroline Mulroney were joined for the celebrations by Federal Minister of Transport Omar ...

  • kr-Seoul metro Line 4 extended (2)
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    Seoul Line 4 reaches Jinjeop


    SOUTH KOREA: An extension of Seoul Metro Line 4 northeast from Danggogae to Jinjeop opened on March 19.

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    Katowice tramway contract signed


    POLAND: Tramwaje Śląskie has awarded a consortium of Spaw-Tor, Silesia Invest and Grotex a 39·7m złoty contract to build a 1·9 km tram line along ul Grundmanna in the centre of Katowice. This will provide alternative to existing routes, and reinstate a direct connection between the ...

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    Boston inaugurates GLX phase 1


    USA: The first phase of Boston’s long-planned Green Line Extension was opened for revenue service on March 21, when light rail trains began running through onto the Union Square branch in Somerville.

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    Metro Manila Subway rail systems contract awarded


    PHILIPPINES: MRT9 Metro Manila Subway lead contractor Mitsubishi Corp has awarded subcontracts to supply railway and telecoms systems worth approximately €1bn to a consortium of Colas Rail, Thales and Egis. Consortium lead Colas Rail’s share is worth €760m and covers the design and construction of a ...

  • Kuala Lumpur buildings
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    Kuala Lumpur orbital metro line project relaunched


    MALAYSIA: The government has approved resumption of the MRT3 project to develop an orbital metro line around Kuala Lumpur. The MRT3 or Circle Line was originally proposed in 2016, before being shelved by the previous administration in 2018. It would consist of a part elevated, part ...

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    MRTA lets contracts to build Bangkok Purple Line extension


    THAILAND: The Mass Rapid Transit Authority signed six construction contracts for the 23·6 km extension of Bangkok’s Purple Line at a ceremony held on March 11.

  • Tel Aviv from the air (Photo mfvgml, Pixabay)
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    NTA shortlists candidates to manage delivery of Tel Aviv Metro network


    ISRAEL: NTA has announced that 12 consortia have expressed interest at the pre-qualification stage for contracts to design and oversee construction of the Tel Aviv Metro, a planned €40bn three-line network totalling 150 km and 109 stations. The consortia are: Poram Shrem, Karni Engineering, Hason-Yerushalmi ...

  • Bucuresti Metrorex metro train (Photo: Toma Bacic)
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    București awards Line M6 phase one contract


    ROMANIA: Metrorex has awarded Turkey’s Alsim Alarko a €242m design and build contract covering the first section of București metro Line M6. The 6 km long section will have six stations (Pajura, Expoziției, Piața Montreal, Gara Băneasa, Aeroportul Băneasa and Tokyo), and is being financed jointly ...

  • LaGuardia airport (Photo: PANYNJ)
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    New York Port Authority proposes 14 alternatives to LaGuardia peoplemover


    USA: The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has drafted 14 options for enhanced public transport access to New York’s LaGuardia airport which could offer an alternative to the now-aborted peoplemover link promoted by former state governor Andrew Cuomo. Upon taking office, Cuomo’s successor ...

  • São Paulo Monorail Line 15 was to reach Jardim Colonial in December @Benjámin Zelki
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    São Paulo monorail extension contract signed


    BRAZIL: Metrô São Paulo has signed a contract with Consórcio Expresso Boa Esperança for the construction of a two-station extension of monorail Line 15 from Jardim Colonial to Jacu Pêssego, after challenges by four rival consortia which had submitted lower or similar bids were dismissed by ...

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    First sections of Pune metro inaugurated


    INDIA: The first two isolated sections of the Pune metro network were opened for revenue service on March 6, following an inauguration ceremony at Garware College station attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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    Sydney airport metro surface works contract awarded


    AUSTRALIA: Sydney Metro has awarded the second main construction contract for the 23 km Western Sydney Airport automated metro line.

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    Delhi Central Vista metro loop agreement


    INDIA: Delhi Metro Rail Corp has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Central Public Works Department to provide technical assistance for development of a metro loop serving the Central Vista redevelopment project, which includes the new parliament building and government offices. Connecting with the Yellow ...

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    Sydney Metro awards Western tunnelling contract


    AUSTRALIA: Sydney Metro has selected a joint venture of Gamuda Australia and Laing O’Rourke for the second of the three main construction contracts for the 24 km Sydney Metro West line linking the city centre with Paramatta and Westmead. The A$2·16bn Western Tunnelling Package was tendered ...

  • Cambrils, Spain
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    Camp de Tarragona tram plan


    SPAIN: Catalan transport operator FGC has called tenders for a €1·9m, 18-month contract to produce specifications for the first phase of the proposed Tramvia del Camp de Tarragona light rail line. This would run 14·6 km through the municipalities of Cambrils, Salou and Vila-seca, using the ...

  • Bogotá metro
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    Bogotá metro extension study


    COLOMBIA: Infrastructure planning body FDN has awarded Systra and Ingetec a contract to undertake technical feasibility studies for a proposed 3 km elevated extension of Bogotá metro Line 1, which is currently under construction. Systra and Ingetec will look at options for the viaduct design and ...