Lucknow Metro begins using automatic train operation

22 Jan 2019

INDIA: Lucknow Metro trains began running in attended automatic train operation mode on January 21. Trains have been running under manual driving with automatic train protection since the initial ... more

DeepBlue Technology unveiled its Smart Panda Bus autonomous vehicle at the New Generation Artificial Intelligence Future Development Summit in Shanghai.

Smart Panda Bus demonstrates ‘intelligent’ technologies

21 Jan 2019

CHINA: DeepBlue Technology unveiled its Smart Panda Bus autonomous vehicle at the New Generation Artificial Intelligence Future Development Summit in Shanghai on January 18. Smart ... more

Masabi to bring mobile ticketing to Japan

17 Jan 2019

JAPAN: Journey planning company Jorudan has signed a partnership agreement with Masabi to integrate mobile ticketing into its product offering. The agreement announced on January 16 will see ... more

Solaris to supply electric buses to Włocławek

16 Jan 2019

POLAND: Solaris Bus & Coach has signed an 8·5m złoty contract to supply three electric buses to Włocławek. Solaris will also supply four plug-in charging stations for depots. These will be used to charge the Solaris High ... more

Paris RER Line A refurbishment contract awarded

16 Jan 2019

FRANCE: Île-de-France Mobilités and RATP have signed a €121·3m contract for CAF to refurbish the 43 MI2N electric multiple-units operating on RER Line A. In addition to a new livery, the EMUs will gain a new interior layout, as ... more

State approves Bangalore suburban rail network

16 Jan 2019

INDIA: The Karnataka state cabinet has approved a four-route suburban railway network planned for Bangalore. Services would use dedicated tracks to serve 81 stations, including 30 elevated. The estimated Rs230·1bn cost would be ... more

Transport for London has awarded Engineering Support Group Ltd a contract to supply a Physical Prevention of Over-Speeding automatic braking system for the Croydon tram network.

UK tram operators study automatic braking systems

15 Jan 2019

UK: British tramway operators have told Metro Report International they are taking a close interest in Transport for London’s deployment of an automatic tram braking system, and are working through light rail industry body ... more