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The latest news from metros and subways around the world. 

A 10-point plan to restructure the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been announced.

Congestion charge to support New York MTA under major restructuring

26 Feb 2019

USA: A 10-point plan to restructure and provide long-term funding for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority was announced on February 26 in a joint statement by state Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor ... more

The first of 53 six-car Class 2000 trainsets entered revenue service on the Marunouchi Line of the Tokyo metro on February 23 (photo: Kazumiki Miura).

Class 2000 enters service on Tokyo’s Marunouchi Line

26 Feb 2019

JAPAN: The first of 53 six-car Class 2000 trainsets entered revenue service on the Marunouchi Line of the Tokyo metro on February 23. Nippon Sharyo is supplying the 600 V DC trainsets from its Toyokawa factory. They are ... more