Feature articles in the December 2013 issue of Metro Report International

15 Dec 2013

Articles in the December 2013 issue of Metro Report International.

Comment

Lucky Montana of PRASA stresses the importance of South Africa's fleet renewal programme

News Review

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

Riyadh

A six-line driverless network takes shape in the Saudi capital

China

Metro and tram plans continue to multiply in cities across the land

Adelaide

Trams and suburban services targeted in transport plan

Interview: Maciej Lignowski

The President of SKM w Trójmiescie sets out upgrade priorities for the suburban line serving Gdańsk, Gdynia and Sopot

Mumbai

Metro Line 3 gains approval as Line 1 starts test running

Delhi

The ambitious Phase III will expand the network to double its current size

Harbin

Andrew Benton reports on the first metro line in a city with notoriously cold winters

Liverpool

A look back at improvements to the suburban network in Merseyrail’s first decade as operator

Singapore

Karol Zemek delves into the Land Transport Masterplan 2013

Spain

Dirk Budach assesses urban rail projects hit by the recent recession

Zaragoza

Dr Harry Hondius visits a new tram line on the Ebro and examines its catenary-free technology

San Francisco

The Caltrain commuter line is to be electrified and resignalled

Commuter trains

Murray Hughes reports on several large fleet refreshment programmes

Innovations

The latest products and services for the urban rail industry

Viewpoint

Jay Walder of MTR Corp offers his vision of how operators can take the ‘mass’ out of mass transport

 

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