Metro industry news

The latest news from metros and subways around the world. 

Civil works awarded for Paris Line 14 extension

28 Mar 2018

FRANCE: RATP has awarded two contracts to undertake civil works on the southern extension of its driverless metro Line 14, which will run for 14 km between Olympiades and Orly Airport. The project is being funded by Société ... more

Seoul metro LTE-R contract awarded

28 Mar 2018

SOUTH KOREA: SK Telecom has signed a contract to supply LTE-R communications for an extension of Seoul metro Line 5, the company announced on March 26. LTE-R is to be installed on the 7·7 km extension from Sangil-dong to ... more

Jakarta light metro train rolled out

26 Mar 2018

INDONESIA: Hyundai Rotem has rolled out the first of eight two-car light metro trainsets for Jakarta at its Changwon factory. The Korean company was selected last year to supply rolling stock for the first phase of a light ... more

Baku takes delivery of Moskva metro train

23 Mar 2018

AZERBAIJAN: Baku Metropoliten took delivery of the first of two Metrowagonmash trainsets ordered last month on March 21. The five-car Moskva trainset is almost identical to those supplied to Moscow, with a different livery and ... more

The Route 2020 project will extend the Dubai Metro’s Red Line by 15 km from Nakheel Harbour & Tower to the Expo 2020 site.

Dubai Metro extension financial close

23 Mar 2018

UAE: Financial close for Phase 2 of the Route 2020 project to extend the Dubai Metro’s Red Line by 15 km from Nakheel Harbour & Tower to the Expo 2020 site was achieved on March 20. Banco Santander, First Abu Dhabi ... more