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Chennai Metro, India

Formerly known as Madras, Chennai is the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It is India’s fourth-largest city with a population around eight million. Chennai is part of a wave of metro development in India, all founded on a rationale of rapid urban expansion, unacceptable and unpredictable journey ...

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Jakarta Mass Rapid Rail Transport, Indonesia

Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia will witness construction of its first mass rapid rail transport system in 2012. The new commuter rail project will stretch approximately 110.3km and will involve construction of the north-south and the east-west corridors. The project is being implemented by the provincial government Daerah Khusus ...

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Hong Kong East Rail, China

Hong Kong’s heavy rail network is primarily arranged on two axes. Patronage of the East Rail route has soared almost six-fold since electrification in 1983. A fleet of 451 GEC-Alstom-built EMU vehicles share the same tracks as trains continuing to Shanghai and Beijing, as well as commercially vital freight, mainly ...

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Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong

West Kowloon Terminus (WKT) is a new railway station being constructed on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link(XRL) in Hong Kong. It is the only station in Hong Kong on the XRL. The station is situated at Jordan, Kowloon, and will extend underground to the future West Kowloon Cultural District. ...

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