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Siemens to supply signalling for Singapore’s metro line

Siemens will supply its Communications-Based Train Control system (CBTC) for fully automated operations in two new stations and one depot. The CBTC has received a Grave of Automation 4 ranking by the International Association of Public Transport, signifying a system that can operate without any human involvement. The contract also ...

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Five companies place bids for Visakhapatnam metro in India

The bidding process was initiated by Amaravati Metro Rail (AMRC) for the construction 43km-long Visakhapatnam Metro Rail (VMR) network. The five firms are Adani Enterprises, TRIL Urban Transport, the Shapoorji Pallonji and Company, ESSEL Infraprojects and IL&FS Rail, reported media sources. AMRC is now set to evaluate the bids and ...

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Kawasaki Rail Car wins $1.4bn subway car contract

KRC was awarded the deal following approval from the MTA board.   Kawasaki plans to build the contracted R211 subway cars at its US facilities.   The company’s Nebraska plant will manufacture the car body structure and install the interior equipment, while final assembly and testing will be carried out ...

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