Metro industry news

The latest news from metros and subways around the world. 

Shenzhen Airport peoplemover contract awarded

25 Jun 2018

CHINA: Shenzhen Airport Co has awarded the CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems joint venture a 453m yuan contract to supply an Innovia 300 automated peoplemover. The 2·6 km line which is scheduled to enter service ... more

Delhi Metro Green Line extended

25 Jun 2018

INDIA: The 11·2 km western extension of Delhi Metro Line 5 from Mundka to Bahadurgarh City Park was formally inaugurated on June 24, with a ceremony in Bahadurgarh attended by Urban Development Minister Hardeep Puri and ... more

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Subway station damaged in 9/11 attacks to reopen in October

22 Jun 2018

USA: Trains on the 1 Subway line in New York are to serve Cortlandt Street station from October 1 for the first time in 17 years. Cortlandt Street was among the closest Subway stations to the site of ... more

New South Wales transport budget announced

22 Jun 2018

AUSTRALIA: The New South Wales government has allocated A$14·4bn towards public transport in its state budget for 2018. A$3bn is going towards the Metro West project to build a second metro line in Sydney. A further A$2·4bn is ... more

Škoda to supply Warszawa metro trains

21 Jun 2018

POLAND: Metro Warszawskie selected Škoda to supply up to 45 trains for both metro lines on June 20. The consortium led by Škoda Transportation and including Škoda Vagonka beat bids from Stadler, CAF, Alstom and a Siemens-Newag ... more

Siemens and Bozankaya roll out Bangkok Skytrain vehicle

19 Jun 2018

THAILAND: The first train that Siemens and Bozankaya are supplying for Bangkok’s Skytrain elevated metro was rolled out at Bozankaya’s Ankara factory on June 19. The train is due to leave the Turkish port of Borusan at the end of ... more