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.
December 22, 2016
Cital, a joint venture (JV) of Alstom, Enterprise Metro d Alger (EMA), Ferrovial, and Algerian National Railways (SNTF) has delivered the first Citadis light rail vehicles (LRVs) for the Ouargla tramway Phase I.
December 16, 2016
The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR/ RAI) has awarded a EUR12-million project management consultancy (PMC) contract to Italferr for development of the first high-speed rail (HSR) line in the country.
December 16, 2016
Abu Dhabi's Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport (DMAT) has signed an agreement with America-based Hyperloop Transport Technologies (HTT) to conduct feasibility studies for development of the Hyperloop link from Abu Dhabi to Al-Ain.
December 9, 2016
The Gibela consortium comprising Alstom (61 per cent), Urumbano (30 per cent) and New Africa Rail (9 per cent) has delivered the first X'Trapolis mega electric multiple units (EMUs) for the metro rail network in Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban.
December 1, 2016
Bombardier has delivered the first Innovia Metro 300 train for Riyadh Metro Line 3 (Orange Line). The company is supplying 47 two-car trains, which are being assembled at its plant in Mexico.
November 22, 2016
Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) has allocated additional funding of USD158 million for the Haramain high-speed rail (HSR) Phase II to the Al-Shoula consortium (comprising Talgo, Indra, Dimetronic, Renfe, Adif and Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL)) to cover cost escalation due to delays in payment.