Metro rail systems are one of the major urban public transportation systems in Europe, carrying millions of passengers daily. Europe is home to the world’s oldest metro system, London Underground. Railway Technology lists the ten oldest metros in Europe, based on their year of opening.
Infrastructure managers SNCF-Réseau, Eurotunnel, Lisea, and HS1 have signed an agreement to launch a feasibility study on measures needed to prepare Bordeaux Saint Jean station for international trains.
Indian officials will seek expert Japanese consultation to develop areas surrounding 12 proposed bullet train stations on the 508km Rs1100bn ($14.91bn) Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed train route to improve connectivity.
British railway infrastructure manager Network Rail has started trials of a new Internet of Things (IoT) predictive technology designed to prevent flooding on railway tracks as part of its TrackWater project.