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Thessaloniki Metro tunnelling completed

The tunnel boring machine 'Frixos' arrived at 25is Martiou station on the second tunnel of the Kalamaria extension on July 31, marking the completion of tunnelling activities. 

Moscow’s majestic metro stations

In six of the Russian cities hosting the 2018 World Cup, underground metros will transport football fans to and from games but there's one in particular that's been leaving tourists in awe: the Moscow Metro.

4LM programme progresses as TfL tests new signalling system

The trial involved staff operating six out-of-service trains under the new signalling system between Hammersmith and Latimer Road, which will be the first section to go live.

EIB invests more than €1.7bn in Stockholm metro and new trains for Lombardy and Tunisia

The European Investment Bank has announced an investment of more than €1.7 billion on improved rail transport in Europe and North Africa. 

Take a tour of San Francisco’s new Chinatown underground station

Twelve stories below street level, workers have now begun installing a yellow waterproofing barrier to get the station ready for the project's December 2019 opening.

Elizabeth line set to boost UK economy by €47bn

The one year countdown to the launch of TfL's new line has begun, with services set to launch in December, 2018.

Toronto subway marks largest system expansion in 40 years

A new line has opened on Toronto's subway network - marking the largest expansion in the city's system for nearly 40 years. 

Vivarail to open production site for ex-Tube stock in UK

Rolling stock manufacturer Vivarail has announced it will spent up to £100,000 opening a production site in County Durham, UK.

‘Ghost’ trains to run on Toronto subway extension ahead of launch

The Toronto Transit Commission has said that a 'ghost service' has begun on the Line 1 subway extension ahead of its opening in December.

Russian-themed train to launch on London Underground

The London Underground is to unveil a Russian themed train showcasing the country’s cultural achievements.

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Transport for London to extend use of RISQS supplier qualification scheme

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BTP praised for cracking down on County Lines gangs

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First large HS2 structure starts to come together

Components for one of the first large structures to be built as part of the HS2 high-speed rail project have arrived on...

GTR staff cover over 800 miles for NHS

To raise cash for NHS staff and volunteers caring for Covid-19 patients, a group of railway workers has cycled, walked and jogged...