Metro Report International Issue 4 / 2016


Editor-in-Chief Chris Jackson reflects on the changing urban transport landscape

News Review

Round-up of world metro, light rail and tram news

City Digest

Russian market heats up, Chinese metro growth insatiable, Indian metros advance


Chua Chong Kheng, Deputy Chief Executive (Infrastructure & Development) at Singapore Land Transport Authority, talks about the city's mobility challenges


BURSA: The transport networks are growing with the city

GUANGZHOU: One of China's largest cities has ambitious tram plans

KRAKÓW: Infrastructure enhancements will expand the suburban rail offering, while tram investment is being taken forward

SONOMA-MARIN: A new commuter operation in northern California is about to launch

ST PETERSBURG: The first private tram operator in the city has been chosen

TOKYO Capacity challenges are set to multiply with the coming of the Olympic Games

Market & Technology

INTERURBAN NETWORKS: As urbanisation spreads and cities grow, will tram and metro networks increasingly link cities?

STATIONS: Safety and customer service must be maintained as stations get busier

FLEXITY WIEN: The design of Wien's next generation of trams is unveiled

LTE TELECOMS: The communications technology gets a step closer to being used to carry metro signalling

TRAIn CONTROL: There are several ways for signalling systems to support mixed traffic operation

MODELLING: Sophisticated simulations can help operators to plan changes to their networks

INNOVATIONS: The latest technologies and products for the urban rail industry


Diary & Contact