March 20, 2017
Qatar Rail has awarded UAE-based L&T Electrical & Automation the USD76.4-million contract to supply, operate and maintain a building automation and control system (BACS) for 37 stations of the Doha Metro.
March 14, 2017
Thales has secured a contract from the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Alstom (lead player in the Expolink consortium) to provide communications-based train control (CBTC) signalling system for the existing 52.1-km Red Line and the upcoming 15 km Red Line extension, which is expected to commence operations in 2020.
March 9, 2017
Saudi Arabia’s Public Transport Authority (PTA) and Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) have announced that Mecca Metro and the urban rail projects in Jeddah, Medina and Dammam will be developed on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis.
March 7, 2017
Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) has awarded Arab Engineering Bureau and Astad Project Management a contract to provide design and consultancy services for transit-oriented development (TOD) projects for the Doha Metro.
March 3, 2017
The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) has submitted the feasibility study report for the expansion of the Gautrain mass rapid transit (MRT) line to the Gauteng provincial and national treasuries.
February 27, 2017
China Yuchai International Limited (China Yuchai) has secured a contract to supply 321 Xiamen Kinglong diesel buses to Saudi Arabia Public Transport Company (SAPTCO) for service in Mecca.
February 20, 2017
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Nigeria is likely to secure a loan of USD100 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB) for development of the bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Abuja.