Asia & Pacific urban rail news
The latest tram, light rail, metro and commuter railway news from the Asia & Pacific region, including Japan, Australia and southeast Asia.
INDIA: Passenger services on the first phase of Delhi metro Line 7 began on March 14, taking the city’s network to 252 route-km with 185 stations. The route between Majlis Park and Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus is 21·6 km ... more
SINGAPORE: Transport operator SMRT and McLaren Applied Technologies are to work together to explore the potential for rolling stock to be equipped with data collection, logging and analysis technology originally developed for ... more
INTERNATIONAL: Barcelona metro operator TMB and Seoul Metro signed a two-year technical co-operation agreement on March 6. The two operators plan to assist each other in technical and management innovation through sharing ... more
AUSTRALIA: Cubic Transportation Systems is to expand its open payment trial in Sydney to include light rail and the entire ferry network, the company announced on March 12. Transport for New South Wales began a contactless ... more
SINGAPORE: Siemens has been selected to supply CBTC signalling for the Downtown Line extension to Sungei Bedok, the company announced on March 2. The €90m contract includes the installation of platform screen doors at the two ... more