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Bombardier wins 288-vehicle monorail contracts in Thailand

Bombardier has secured two contracts to design and assist with the construction of new monorail systems from the Northern Bangkok Monorail Company and the Eastern Bangkok Monorail Company.
Credit: Government of Moscow.

Moscow to scrap monorail system in favour of trams

The Government of Moscow has revealed plans to replace its monorail system with a tram network. The decision made by the city's urban planning and land use commission - and announced on June 16 -...
Credit: Hitachi.

Hitachi-Ansaldo partnership awarded $400m Baltimore metro contract

Hitachi Ansaldo Baltimore Rail Partners will supply a fleet of 78 Hitachi vehicles to the Maryland Transit Administration and replace the existing signalling system with a CBTC system.

London Overground’s Barking Riverside extension given green light

The UK's Secretary of State for Transport has approved a 4.5km extension of the Gospel Oak to Barking line.

Extension of the Northern line to Battersea a step closer as tunnelling begins

A significant step has been made in extending the Northern Underground line to Battersea with the start of tunnelling work. Two giant tunnel boring machines (TBMs), named Helen and Amy, were lowered 20 metres below the...

MTA awards €447m rail tunnel repair and upgrade contract

Judlau, a subsidiary of OHL Group, and TC Electric have been awarded a €447 million contract to repair and upgrade the Canarsie subway tunnel in New York. Work is being undertaken to both fix the damage...

Alstom delivers first Riyadh Metro train

Alstom has delivered the first of its Metropolis trains for Riyadh. The French manufacturer, part of the FAST consortium working on the Riyadh Metro project, is building 69 trainsets for lines 4, 5 and 6...

Cross Yarra Partnership consortium to build Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Cross Yarra Partnership, a consortium which includes Lendlease Engineering, John Holland, Bouygues Construction and Capella Capital, is to design and build Melbourne's Metro Tunnel.

Firstco wins two new projects as part of London Underground’s ‘Cooling the Tube’ programme

The 'Cooling the Tube' programme has been established to minimise the problem of increasing temperatures across the London Underground network, which can surpass 30°C at some locations through the summer months....

More Tube strikes planned in row over pensions

Tube Lines engineers are planning to strike for a second time this month in a dispute over pensions. Union members will walk out for 24 hours at 6am on Friday, November 23. Rail union RMT is...