St Louis unveils north-south LRT plan

19 Jan 2018

USA: Proposals for a north-south light rail line in St Louis have been unveiled by the city authorities at a series of community consultation meetings which began on January 16. East-West Gateway ... more

Wuhan opens Optics Valley light rail network

19 Jan 2018

CHINA: A two-line light rail network in Wuhan opened on January 18. The Optics Valley tram network, also known as Guanggu tram, is focused to the Donghu New Technology Development Zone in the ... more

Kayseri suburban service announced

19 Jan 2018

TURKEY: Minister of Environment & Urban Planning Mehmet Özhaseki announced on January 10 that a dedicated suburban service would launch in Kayseri this year. Services on the 156 km route ... more

Grand Paris costs and timescale adrift

19 Jan 2018

FRANCE: The Cour des Comptes, the independent body responsible for auditing the use of public funds, has called for the scope and timescale of the Grand Paris Express project to be revised. In a hard-hitting report published on ... more

Marseille metro calls automation tenders

18 Jan 2018

FRANCE: Suppliers have until February 13 2018 to submit bids to the Métropole Aix-Marseille-Provence for a fleet of driverless trains and related automation equipment to be operated by Régie de Transports de Marseille. Tenders ... more

Incheon Airport Terminal 2 rail link opens

18 Jan 2018

SOUTH KOREA: The AREX airport rail link was extended by 5·8 km on January 13 to serve Incheon International Airport Terminal 2. Terminal 2 opened on January 18 ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, which will take place in ... more

Osnabrück orders electric buses

17 Jan 2018

GERMANY: Stadtwerke Osnabrück announced on January 15 that it had selected VDL Bus & Coach to supply 13 electric buses and charging infrastructure. The Dutch company will supply its Citeas SLFA Electric 18·1 m ... more