February 7, 2017
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that ridership on the public transport network, which comprises metro, trams, buses, marine transit and taxis, has increased from 539.5 million passengers in 2015 to 543.6 million passengers in 2016.
January 20, 2017
Alstom has delivered the first Train à Grande Vitesse (TGV) train for the Casablanca-Tangier high-speed rail (HSR) under a EUR400 million contract secured from the Moroccan rail operator ONCF in 2010.
January 19, 2017
Spain-based Idom Consulting Engineering Architecture has secured a USD2.43-million contract for the upcoming light rail system in Bahrain from the Transport and Telecommunications Ministry.
January 13, 2017
Egypt's Housing Ministry has completed the technical and financial evaluation for the contract to build, finance, operate and maintain a monorail system in Cairo and expects to award the contract in 2017.