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Cairo Metro, Egypt

With a population of approximately 17 million, Cairo is one of the most densely populated cities in Africa. Its railway system, operated by Egyptian National Railways (ENR), transports nearly 500 million passengers and 12 million tons of freight each year. Cairo Metro is the first metro network in Africa and ...

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Abuja-Kaduna Rail Line, Nigeria

The Abuja-Kaduna rail line is one of the first standard gauge railway modernisation projects (SGRMP) undertaken in Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa. The standard gauge line connects federal capital city Abuja with its commercial capital Kaduna, enabling faster movement of goods and people between the two cities. The ...

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Florida High-Speed Rail, United States of America

The Florida High-Speed Rail (HSR) system will be the first-of-its-kind passenger rail network in the US state of Florida. The project was granted $1.25bn from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in January 2010 as part of an $8bn fund made available for HSR projects across the US. California ...

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Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Line, China

The 1,318km Beijing-Shanghai high-speed line connects the cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin, travelling across the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Anhui and Jiangsu. The line connects two of the country’s most prominent economic areas and forms the busiest railway route. It was opened in June 2011, only 38 months after ...

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Dijon Tramway, France

The initial line of the Dijon Tramway System, T1, was inaugurated at Dijon, France in September 2012. T2, the second line of the tramway opened in December 2012. The two lines cover a distance of 20km. Line T1 is 8.5km long and T2 is 11.5km long. The entire tramway system ...

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Grand Paris Express, France

The Grand Paris Express is part of the Grand Paris project announced in 2007, under Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidency, to develop Greater Paris into a sustainable metropolitan area. The 205km rapid transit network is located in the Ile-de-France region in France. The project involves construction of four new automatic metro lines ...

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