Metro Report International Issue 1 / 2017


Montréal transport operators AMT and STM get ready to host UITP's Global Public Transport Summit

City Digest

Taipei airport link inaugurated, Merseyrail orders bespoke fleet, San Francisco crowd reduction trial, Paris suburban fleet expands


ADDIS ABABA: The first modern light rail line in Sub-Saharan Africa proves a success

ANKARA: A rapidly growing city is developing its public transport networks

BRNO: Several projects to expand the tram network are taking shape

CHINA: Many cities have opened new metro lines or extended existing routes in recent months

NEW YORK: Property development has been spurred by the opening of a Subway extension

RIYADH: More trains are delivered to the Saudi capital as the six-line metro project advances

SALT LAKE CITY: A western American city shows how to make a success of light rail

Market & Technology

METRO CARS: Orders for metro rolling stock grew sharply in 2016

TURKEY: Domestic suppliers are set to do well as demand for urban rail vehicles grows

SIGNALLING: Work is starting to convert a line of the Lyon metro to driverless operation and upgrade signalling on the existing driverless line

BOGIES: A two-year programme to repair bogie frames for London's DLR is accelerating

TICKETING: Alon Levy compares different ticketing technologies in use around the world, plus a round-up of the latest developments

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


Diary & Contact