BELARUS: A feasibility study is to be carried out for a 9·4 km fast tram route in Minsk after the city authorities approved the plan.
The route would run from the existing tram terminus at Ploshcha Myasnikova in the city ... more
ARGENTINA: Governor Alfredo Cornejo inaugurated the first extension of Mendoza’s light rail line on May 6.
The 5·4 km northern extension from the city’s former railway station to Avellaneda in Las Heras district adds nine ... more
QATAR: A soft launch for the driverless Doha metro took place on May 8 with the start of passenger services on the Red Line.
Services are operating between 08.00 and 23.00 on the section between Al Qassar in the north and Al ... more
PHILIPPINES: Main works on the southern extension of Manila metro Line 1 were launched at a ceremony on May 7. An event to mark the start of enabling works had taken place in May 2017.
The 11·7 km extension to Bacoor in ... more
CHINA: China Railway Signal & Communications Group has rolled out at its Changsha factory the first of 17 trams that it is supplying to operate the initial tram route being developed in Tianshui.
The five-section Pioneer ... more
FRANCE: Test running has started on the Avignon tramway, ahead of planned opening to passengers in October.
The 5·4 km route from Porte Saint-Roche in the city centre to Saint-Chamand in the southeast will serve 10 stops, ... more
GERMANY: A groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future Egon-Eiermann-Allee stop marked the start of work on a tram extension in Karlsruhe on April 29.
The 1·5 km extension of Route 2 running north from the current ... more
DENMARK: The first phase of the Aarhus Letbane light rail network was completed with the entry into service of the last sections on April 30.
The 69 km single-track railway between Aarhus H and Grenna to the northeast has ... more
USA: Denver’s G Line commuter rail service was officially inaugurated on April 26, with two weeks of free travel along the route.
The 17·6 km route shares tracks with the B Line from Union Station to Pecos Junction, where ... more