CHINA: Trial passenger operation on the initial phase of the first metro line in the western city of Urumqi began on July 9.
The 16·5 km Line 1 runs entirely underground from Balou in the city centre to the international ... more
GERMANY: Construction company Max Bögl is planning to relaunch the maglev concept with a view to winning export contracts. Instead of a high speed application, the company envisages low or medium speed operation over ... more
CHINA: CRRC’s Qingdao factory has rolled out the first tram for Delingha, which is expected to enter service by the end of the year in the city in Qinghai province.
The two-section low-floor tram is equipped with onboard energy ... more
CHINA: A one-station extension of Dalian metro Line 2 was inaugurated on June 28.
The 3·1 km underground extension runs from Dalian Airport to Xinzhaizi, where interchange will be provided with the future Line 4.
Line 2 ... more
CHINA: CRRC Nanjing Puzhen won a contract to supply 50 six-car trainsets to operate on Nanjing metro Line 5 on June 15.
Deliveries are due to start by the end of October 2019. The Type A trainsets will have a maximum speed of ... more
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