Buenos Aires RER to be built through a PPP

16 Mar 2018

ARGENTINA: The government intends to use a public-private partnership model for the project to create an RER network in Buenos Aires, it announced at a presentation for potential investors held on ... more

Oskemen tram operations suspended

16 Mar 2018

KAZAKHSTAN: Tram operations were suspended in Oskemen on March 12. Debts accumulated by operator Takhami Put led to a limiting of the traction electricity supply. The 16·5 km, ... more

Sound Transit picks expansion partners

15 Mar 2018

USA: Seattle-Tacoma transport authority Sound Transit has selected the South County Transit Partners joint venture of Mott MacDonald and SNC-Lavalin to provide project management services for the ... more

Uber opens up its London data

15 Mar 2018

UK: On-demand taxi company Uber made data from its trips in London available to third parties on March 15 when it launched its Uber Movement data tool for the city. Uber says that it has had feedback from cities in which it ... more

Second driverless line takes Delhi metro over 250 km

15 Mar 2018

INDIA: Passenger services on the first phase of Delhi metro Line 7 began on March 14, taking the city’s network to 252 route-km with 185 stations. The route between Majlis Park and Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus is 21·6 km ... more

SMRT and McLaren Applied Technologies are to explore the potential for rolling stock to be equipped with technology developed for Formula 1 cars.

Formula 1 technology to be trialled on metro train

15 Mar 2018

SINGAPORE: Transport operator SMRT and McLaren Applied Technologies are to work together to explore the potential for rolling stock to be equipped with data collection, logging and analysis technology originally developed for ... more

Seoul and Barcelona metro operators sign co-operation agreement

14 Mar 2018

INTERNATIONAL: Barcelona metro operator TMB and Seoul Metro signed a two-year technical co-operation agreement on March 6. The two operators plan to assist each other in technical and management innovation through sharing ... more