Subways and Metros

Sofia receives first new metro train

Siemens and Newag signed a contract with MEAD for 20 three-car train in September 2015, with the option for an additional ten trains. 

Major €378m deal awarded for Taipei Metro

Taipei City government agency SEMPO, from the Department of Rapid Transit System, has awarded Alstom and Taiwanese engineering firm CTCI a contract to supply an integrated metro system. 

Alstom secures Lagos Metro Blue Line contracts

Lagos city has around 22 million inhabitants and has severe traffic congestion problems. The Lagos Metro aims to address mobility challenges, stimulate economic growth and job creation while improving the environment and air quality of the city.

$3bn pot set aside for “game-changing” Sydney Metro West project

The first stage of Sydney Metro will be opening in the first half of next year with the Sydney Metro North West project from Rouse Hill to Chatswood.

Automated people mover for Shenzhen Airport

CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Limited (PBTS) has won a contract to supply a new automated people mover system for China's Shenzhen Airport.

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.

First metro train for Bangkok’s Green line rolls off the factory line

In total, Siemens and Bozankaya are manufacturing 22 new four-car trains for the Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company in Thailand.

Panama Metro’s new Metropolis trainsets enter service

This will see the line's capacity boosted by transforming three-car trains into five-car trains up until the end of 2019.

New £100m train depot to open in Wales

This depot will be used to house and service 36 new metro vehicles operating on the Taff Vale lines.

Riyadh Metro enters dynamic testing phase

Managed by the Arriyadh Development Authority, the project aims to construct and operate a system of driverless trains across 176km of track on six different lines in the country's capital city. 
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