Chicago Blue Line resignalling contract awarded

20 Apr 2018

USA: The Chicago Transit Board has awarded a Kiewit-Aldridge joint venture a $152·9m contract to undertake signalling renewal works between Jefferson Park and O’Hare on the Blue Line. Announcing the ... more

Toulouse metro project assistance contract awarded

20 Apr 2018

FRANCE: A consortium of Systra and Arcadis has been awarded a systems project management assistance contract for the third line of the Toulouse automated metro. The planned 27 km line with 20 ... more

De Lijn and Brussels Airport Co have approved a two-stage pilot project which could see a self-driving electric bus operating in mixed traffic.

Brussels Airport to test self-driving bus in mixed traffic

20 Apr 2018

BELGIUM: Flemish local transport operator De Lijn and Brussels Airport Co have approved a two-stage pilot project which could see a self-driving electric bus operating in mixed traffic. Flemish ... more

Naumburg trams to return to the Hauptbahnhof

20 Apr 2018

GERMANY: Work is expected to start in May on the construction of a short extension of the Naumburg tramway to the forecourt of the town’s main station. While the extension will be just 80 m long, bringing the trams to the ... more

The Luton DART peoplemover  will link Luton Airport Parkway station with the airport terminal.

Luton DART airport peoplemover construction begins

19 Apr 2018

UK: A groundbreaking ceremony on April 17 offically launched construction of the £225m Luton DART peoplemover which will link Luton Airport Parkway station with the airport terminal. ... more

Masabi and Chalo target Indian transport ticketing market

19 Apr 2018

INDIA: A partnership to offer mobile fare collection and journey planning technology in the Indian market was announced by Masabi and Chalo on April 18. Indian journey planning and ticketing company Chalo (previously called ... more

SENER to design Porto light rail extension

18 Apr 2018

PORTUGAL: Engineering consultancy SENER has been appointed to undertake detailed design for the planned Metro do Porto light rail Line G. The 2·8 km route would run underground from Boavista/Casa da Música to Praça da ... more