Metro industry news
The latest news from metros and subways around the world.
CHILE: President Michelle Bachelet opened the first driverless metro line in Santiago on November 2. Line 6 links Cerrillos to Los Leones on a 15·3 km underground alignment, serving 10 stations. Interchanges are provided ... more
GEORGIA: Two modernised four-car trainsets entered service on Tbilisi metro Line 1 on October 23. Originally built by Metrowagonmash, the sets were modernised by Electro-Rolling-Stock Repair Plant Tbilisi Branch (ZREPS), a ... more
UK: Transport for London is undertaking public consultation until November 17 on proposals to increase capacity at Holborn station on London Underground’s Central and Piccadilly lines. Handling 63 million passengers a ... more
FRANCE: Rennes Métropole renewed its contract with Keolis for operation of the city’s public transport on October 19. The seven-year contract will start on January 1 2018 and is expected to generate total revenue of €960m. ... more