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St Petersburg Metro to attract RUB 20 bn for development projects

St. Petersburg Metro launches tender for 27 new metro trains

St Petersburg Metro plans to attract RUB 20 bn (EUR 325 million) for rolling stock and infrastructure development projects until 2021. From 2016 to 2021 years, St Petersburg Metro plans RUB 20.4 billion investments. The company will obtain a RUB 12.4 billion loan for the purchase of rolling stock to operate on Line 3. Another RUB …

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Five companies in the competition for western section design of Warsaw Metro Line II 

Five companies in the competition for western section conceptual design of Warsaw Metro Line II 

Warsaw Metro has invited five companies to summit project proposals for the architectural and construction design of Line II last section towards Bemowo district. AMC Andrzej M. Chołdzyński – Metroprojekt consortium, Schuessler Plan Inżynierzy-led consortium, Ove Arup & Partners, ILF Consulting Engineers Polska and Systra SA were selected out of the seven participating organisations in …

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Over €432 million EU funding for the extension of Warsaw Metro Line 2

Over €432 million EU funding for the extension of Warsaw Metro Line 2

EU has approved over €432 million funding from the Cohesion Fund for the extension of the Warsaw Metro Line 2. EU will finance the construction of six new metro stations: “Trocka”, “Targówek”, “Szwedzka” on the North-East section of the line and “Księcia Janusza”, “Młynów” and “Płocka” on the West section. It will …

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Baku Metro opens concrete sleeper plant

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Baku Metro has established a production plant for pre-stressed concrete sleepers. The plant was equipped by Germany based Vollert company.  In the first phase, the sleepers will be laid on Memar – Ajami and B-03 of Baku Metro’s Purple Line, as well as at Narimanov electric depot’s test lines. The local …

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Alstom delivers first Lucknow Metro trainset

Alstom delivers first Lucknow Metro trainset

Alstom has delivered ahead of schedule the first Metropolis trainset to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC). On 01 December, 2016, the metro trainset – which will now enter into a trial phase – has been officially presented to the customer. The event was held in the presence of Mr. Akhilesh …

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Belgrade to launch feasibility study for metro project

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The City of Belgrade has presented its transport system master plan, which also includes the construction of the city’s first metro line and the expansion of BG voz uban rail lines.  The presentation was attended by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, Mayor of Belgrade Sinisa Mali, French Ambassador to Serbia Christine …

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Warsaw Metro announces concept design tender for next Line II stations

Warsaw Metro announces concept design tender for next Line II metro stations

Warsaw Metro has announced a tender for the concept architectural design and construction of the next section of Line II towards Bemowo district. The 4 km long route will include three metro stations and a depot/technical station (STP Mory). The last stations of the western section will be ready in 2023. The planned …

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Over EUR 20 million investment for Bucharest Railway Ring development project

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Romanian Transport Ministry has presented Bucharest Railway Ring development project, the western section: Gara de Nord – Domnești – Măgurele – Gara Progresu. According to the Ministry, this project worth over EUR 20 million  brings to Romania the “urban regio” train concept, which will serve both Bucharest citizens and nearby communities. The development project of the 68 …

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Istanbul to announce tenders for monorail, metro and tram projects

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Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (İMM) plans to soon initiate three important rail infrastructure development projects to address the city’s heavy road traffic levels.  IMM will launch on the 14 of November a tender for Sefaköy-Halkalı-Başakşehir monorail system implementation, informs Anadolu Agency. The nine km-long monorail line is planed to enter operations in 2019.  On the 26 of October, IMM will also announce a tender for the construction …

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EUR 89 million infrastructure project to improve Bucharest air-rail link connection

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Romanian Minister of Transport Sorin Buse and representatives of the state-owned rail infrastructure manager CFR SA and rail passenger operator CFR Calatori  have presented a EUR 89 million project for the development of the railway connection between Bucharest North Railway station and Bucharest  International Airport Henri Coanda (Otopeni). According to the project, CFR will carry out electrification and rehabilitation …

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