Middle East & Africa urban rail news

The latest metro, light rail and suburban rail industry news from the Middle East and Africa.

CRRC Changchun to supply more metro cars to Mashhad

10 Mar 2017

IRAN: CRRC Changchun is to supply 20 five-car trainsets for the second phase of Mashhad metro Line 2, which is due to open in May. The first three sets will be manufactured in China, with the remainder being made in Iran by a ... more

Riyadh takes delivery of Alstom metro train

06 Mar 2017

SAUDI ARABIA: Arriyadh Development Authority has taken delivery of the first Alstom Metropolis trainset for the Riyadh metro. Alstom is supplying 69 two-car driverless trainsets from its Katowice factory in Poland, with ... more