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Las Vegas Monorail, Nevada, United States of America

Bombardier Transportation signed a contract with the Las Vegas Monorail Company in 2000 to design and build a driverless, urban monorail transportation system east of the Las Vegas Boulevard (‘the Strip’) in the heart of the resort. The seven-station route formed an extension of the original 1.6km (one mile) monorail ...

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Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro Project, Saudi Arabia

The Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro Line (MMMP), which is part of the Makkah (Mecca) Metro, is an 18.1km line constructed to connect the holy cities of Mecca, Arafat, Muzdalifa and Mina. The line was opened in November 2010 and became fully operational in November 2011. The Mecca monorail project ...

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East Rail Line, Denver, United States of America

East Rail Line will be a new 22.8 mile commuter transit line running between Denver Union Station and the Denver International Airport. The project was approved under a 2004 voter-approved plan for expanding the transit system across the city’s metro region. The environmental impact statement for the East Rail Line ...

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East Coast Main Line (ECML), Edinburgh to London, United Kingdom

An upgrading programme for the 393-mile (632km) East Coast Main Line (ECML) route between London and Edinburgh, and its key divergences serving Leeds, Bradford and Glasgow, was thrust into a new context during 2007, when its principal intercity franchise also fell into new hands. The publication of government spending priorities, ...

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