30th Street Station, a 100-year-old railway station in Philadelphia, US, and Amtrak's third-busiest station, is planned to be redeveloped to improve customer experience. It serves over four million Amtrak customers and more than eight million Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and NJ TRANSIT railway commuters annually.
Škoda Transportation, a Czech-based company engaged in transport engineering, launched its first 100% low-floor bi-directional five-section tramcar 28 T in October 2013 for the city of Konya in Turkey.
Aarhus Light Rail Project or Aarhus Letbane is the first light rail project in Denmark. Construction on the project was started in June 2013 and completed in December 2017. The first phase of the light rail project involves 110km of light rail line serving 51 stops in the Aarhus area.
Abidjan Metro, also known as Metro d’Abidjan, is a 37km-long elevated rapid transit network being developed by French companies in coordination with the Ivory Coast Government to address traffic congestion in the city of Abidjan.
The Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro Line (MMMP), which is part of the Makkah (Mecca) Metro, is an 18.1km line constructed to connect the holy cities of Mecca, Arafat, Muzdalifa and Mina. The line was opened in November 2010 and became fully operational in November 2011.
Alaska-Alberta (A2A) rail corridor is a proposed rail network that will connect the US state of Alaska with Alberta, Canada. The route will link the deep-water ports and the existing railway network of Alaska to the Canadian railway system.
All Aboard Florida is a 235-mile (378km) high-speed intercity passenger rail project being developed by Florida East Coast Industries (FECI) to connect Miami in South Florida with Orlando in Central Florida, US.
Manufactured by Alstom, the Metropolis trains are flexible and reliable high-tech rolling stock, which will serve 22 major cities, including New York, Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, London, Chennai and Singapore.
Régiolis is a next-generation regional train developed by Alstom Transport. The train is derived from Coradia Polyvalent regional trains. The new trains aim to offer reliability and comfort for passengers, while delivering low operational costs.
The largest single order for new-generation light rail vehicles was placed by the city of Amsterdam, Netherlands, as part of a major exercise to replace its antiquated fleet of 234 trams, which have become increasingly unreliable.
Turkish Railways (TCDD) has constructed the country's first high-speed railway line, which connects the capital city of Ankara with largest population centre of Istanbul, and serves more than 17 million people.
24 November 1999 saw the inauguration of the new, dedicated high-speed rail link between Stockholm Central railway station and the city's main airport, at Arlanda. The airport is at a competitive disadvantage over other major city air terminals, as it is 42km (26 miles) from the city centre.
The first phase of the Atlanta Streetcar project stretching between Centennial Olympic Park and the Martin Luther King Jr Historical Site in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, US, was officially opened in December 2014.
The Bakerloo Line extension project is a proposed expansion of the London Underground Bakerloo line from its existing terminal station at Elephant & Castle to Lewisham, via Old Kent Road and New Cross Gate, in the UK.
The Baltimore Red Line is a 14.1 mile (22.7km) east-west light rail transit (LRT) line proposed by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) that will run from Woodlawn in suburban Baltimore County to Bayview in east Baltimore City.
Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) is expanding Bangkok’s Green Line in two directions. The existing Green Line, also known as the Sukhumvit Line, is an elevated rail line from Mo Chit in the Chatuchak District to Bearing in Bang Na District of Bangkok.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system is being extended by 5.4 miles (8.69km) from the existing Fremont Station south to a new station called Warm Springs / South Fremont station in the Warm Springs District in Fremont, California, US.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) will replace its fleet of existing 669 rail cars, which are the oldest in the country, with 775 new rail cars under a project known as the Fleet of the Future.
Basque Y (also known as Y Vasca) is a 172km-long high speed network currently under construction in Spain. Basque Y will connect the three capitals in the Basque Autonomous Region, Bilbao, Vitoria and San Sebastián, and will transport both goods and passengers.
The 42.7km Frankston railway line connecting Melbourne city centre with the south-eastern suburban city of Frankston is undergoing a $100m upgrade, known as the Bayside Rail Project, to improve reliability, safety and capacity along the line.
The Bolaños twin-tube rail tunnel is being built on the Madrid-Galicia high-speed line in Spain. The 6.7km-long tunnel is located in the municipality of Castrelo Do Val, approximately 70km away from Orense.
PRIMOVE Light Rail Trams are designed based on the PRIMOVE Solution from Bombardier. PRIMOVE is a path breaking technology that makes modern urban transport cleaner and more convenient than ever before.
TWINDEXX is a double-deck train specially designed by Bombardier Transportation for Swiss Federal Railways (SBB). The rolling stock was designed in response to SBB’s proposals to launch an intercity high speed express train.
The Italian city of Brescia witnessed the opening of a fully automated metro rail system in March 2013. The 13.1km-long driverless metro system connects Prealpino and S. Eufemia Buffalora stations, located respectively at the north and southeast of Brescia.
Brightline is a high-speed inter-city railway line under construction between Miami and Orlando, Florida, US. Estimated to cost $3bn, the project is being implemented by All Aboard Florida (AAF), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Florida East Coast Industries.
The Central railway station is a major transport hub in the Brisbane central business district (CBD) on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia. The station is owned and operated by Queensland Rail.
The Brittany - Loire Valley high-speed line, also known as BPL, has been under construction since July 2012. The new high-speed line will be 182km long, connecting the cities of Le Mans and Rennes. The BPL will extend the existing 180km high-speed line between Paris and Connerré, which was built in 1989.
The Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) is a proposed 26km-long light rail project between Sunset Park in Brooklyn and Astoria in Queens, New York, US. It is intended to provide quality transit-oriented service to under-served areas along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts.
The MAV (Hungarian Railways) line through the north of the country from Budapest to Hegyeshalom on the main corridor to Vienna has been extensively upgraded, with 86km (53 miles) of the route made suitable for 160km/h operation.
The Municipality of Budapest and the State Government ordered the construction of a mass transit underground system in early 1998. The project was vigorously examined, and deemed to be the best answer to Budapest's increasing transport problems.
Metro construction authority, Subterráneos de Buenos Aires SE (locally called Subte) is expanding the Buenos Aires metro system by adding three new lines, to bring 70% of the population within 400m of a metro station.
The C2 metro trains will be operated on München U-Bahn, the underground rapid transit network of Munich. Munich Public Transportation Company (MVG), a subsidiary of Munich City Utilities (SWM), owns and operates the underground subway network that that serves more than one million passengers a day with a total track length of 100km.
Network Rail built the new Cambridge New North railway station in the Chesterton area, north of Cambridge, UK, in collaboration with the Cambridgeshire County Council to create a new transportation hub providing links to routes for cyclists, pedestrians and bus users.
Capricorn trains are new multiple-units manufactured by Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail. The multiple-unit was unveiled to the public by Stadler and Swiss rail operator Rhaetian Railway (RhB) in April 2019, marking a significant milestone in the development and subsequent operation of the rail vehicle.
The Cardiff Area Signalling Renewal (CASR) project improved station entrances, added new platforms, and upgraded track and signalling to increase the reliability and capacity of the Cardiff and Valleys rail network in the UK.
The 12km-long CBD and South East Light Rail (CSELR) project in Sydney, Australia, will extend from Circular Quay via the Central Station and connect with the Moore Park sporting and entertainment precinct Randwick Racecourse, the University of New South Wales (NSW) and Prince of Wales Hospital at Randwick.
The Central Mesa light railway is located in Phoenix, the capital city of Arizona, US.
Construction work on extending the 3.1mi (5km) line travelling through downtown Mesa to Mesa Drive began in June 2012.
The San Francisco Central Subway Project involves the construction of a light-rail line covering a length of 2.7km. The $1.6bn development forms part of the second phase of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's (SFMTA) Third Street Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project.
The Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan intercity railway is a two-lane high-speed rail line under construction in Hunan Province in central China. The 95.5km-long railway line will link the provincial capital Changsha with Zhuzhou and Xiangtan.
Chenab Bridge is an under-construction rail bridge, located between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), India. The 1,315m-long bridge is being built at a height of 359m. Once completed, it will be the tallest rail bridge in the world.
Chittagong-Cox's Bazar railway line is a proposed 120km dual-gauge passenger line from Dohazari village in south-east Bangladesh to Cox's Bazar, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.
Chongqing Metro or Chongqing Rail Transit is a 75km rapid-transit system, serving the city of Chongqing in China. The metro commenced operations in 2005 and serves the needs of nearly 32 million people.
The CityLYNX Gold Line, formerly known as Center City Corridor, is a 10mi (16km) streetcar project in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, US. The project, which is a key part of the Charlotte's 2030 Transit Plan, is being developed in phases.
Continental Rail Gateway (CRG) is a planned major rail tunnel project underneath the Detroit River connecting Detroit in the US and Windsor in Canada. The new tunnel will replace and be built adjacent to the existing Detroit-Windsor rail tunnel, which has been in operation since 1909.
Denmark's capital city, København (Copenhagen), took light rail and metro technology to another level in October 2002 by opening an extensive system capable of being operated entirely without drivers. The project gained momentum through the area to be covered not being on the city's S-tog suburban heavy rail network.
The 16km CEVA (Cornavin-Eaux-Vives-Annemasse) rail link is part of the Mobility 2030 Master Plan of Swiss Canton Geneva, which aim to enhance metropolitan transport system and intermodal links. The CEVA project is the outcome of a joint venture involving the Canton of Geneva and SBB/CFF (Swiss Federal Railways).
The proposed Cranbourne-Pakenham rail corridor project in Australia aims at improving the capacity and reliability on the existing south-east rail corridor connecting Melbourne city centre with outer suburbs of Cranbourne and Pakenham.
The Crenshaw and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Transit Corridor Project will connect the existing Green Line of the Los Angeles Metro with the Expo Line to improve services to the crowded urban localities of the Crenshaw District, Inglewood, and the LAX area.
The Cross Island Line (CRL) is a 50km-long, fully underground mass rapid transit (MRT) line being developed in Singapore, by Land Transport Authority (LTA) in cooperation with Singapore Land Authority (SLA).
One of the seven new stations being built on the central section of Crossrail route in London, Farringdon station will be a major interchange station connecting Thameslink, Crossrail and London Underground services.
Located in Greater London, UK, Woolwich Station is being built by Crossrail Limited (CRL) as part of the Crossrail rail project, which is jointly sponsored by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL).
The Crows Nest Station is an upcoming underground station being built in the Crows Nest residential area in Sydney, Australia. The station is a part of Transport for NSW’s Sydney Metro City and Southwest project, the biggest public transport project in the country.
Croydon is part of the London conurbation, 15 miles south of the capital's centre. The most populous London borough with a population over 330,000, due to its proximity to central London and own concentration of commercial property, Croydon has heavy outward and inward commuter traffic.
Dartmoor Line between Crediton and Okehampton in Devon, England, was upgraded to improve rail connectivity in the region. The upgrade project re-opened the 22.53km-long line for daily passengers for the first time in 50 years.
The DC Streetcar is a new railway network under construction to connect the eight wards of the city of Washington DC, US. The project comprises eight lines stretching 37 miles (approximately 60km) across the city.
Desiro Main Line (ML) is an addition to Siemens' Desiro platform of commuter trains. The Desiro class represents a variety of electric or diesel trains with multiple units designed especially for shorter routes.
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.
A second track along the Divača-Koper railway line is aimed to eliminate traffic congestion on the core Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) corridors in Slovenia - Baltic-Adriatic and the Mediterranean.
Doha Metro in Qatar’s capital city is designed as one of the most advanced rail transit systems in the world. Phase one of the Doha Metro became operational in 2019 in preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The Dubai Tram project, which was formerly known as Al Sufouh Tram Project, is a 14.6km-long route that mainly follows the Al Sufouh Road, linking Madinat Jumeirah and the Mall of the Emirates with Dubai Marina and the Jumeirah Beach Residence.
The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Extension Project, also known as the Silver Line, is a 23-mile extension of the existing 106-mile Metrorail system, which serves Washington DC and parts of Maryland and Virginia, US.
The East Coast upgrade is a major improvement programme being carried out to important sections of the East Coast Main Line (ECML) to serve the increasing passenger volumes. ECML is a strategic rail link in the UK railway network, transporting more than 20 million passengers a year.
An upgrading programme for the 393-mile (632km) East Coast Main Line (ECML) route between London and Edinburgh, and its key divergences serving Leeds, Bradford and Glasgow, was thrust into a new context during 2007.
East Link Extension is a 14.5 mile (23.33km) long light rail transit (LRT) planned in Seattle to connect the biggest and heavily populated Eastside areas with downtown Seattle, Sea-Tac Airport and the University of Washington.
The Eglinton Crosstown West Extension (ECWE) Advance Tunnel Project is the first phase of the 9.2km-long extension of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (future TTC Line 5) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The 123km-long high-speed rail line between Erfurt and Leipzig / Halle in Germany was built as part of Trans-European Transport Networks line 1, connecting Anhalt Railway to Berlin in the north and the Nuremberg-Erfurt high-speed rail line in the south.
Elettro Treno Rapido 500 (ETR 500) is a high-speed electric multiple unit, which has been in operation in Italy since 1993. It is manufactured by TREno Veloce Italiano (TREVI), a consortium of Alstom, Bombardier and AnsaldoBreda.
The European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is a major industrial project being implemented to enhance cross-border interoperability through Europe by creating a single standard for railway signalling. ERTMS is a continuous communication-based signalling system.
The Euston Station Redevelopment Project aims to transform Euston Station, London’s first intercity station, into a modern transport hub for providing high-speed rail services from London, UK, to the Midlands, the north and Scotland.
Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) is a new light rail network proposed to be constructed in Toronto, Canada. The 11km-long LRT will run between Humber College and the new Finch West Subway Station on the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.
Finland's rail administration underwent a substantial reorganisation in 1995, when the Ratahallintokeskus (RHK), or Finnish Rail Administration, was created as a civil service department, under the aegis of the country's Ministry of Transport and Communications.
The Future Bern Station (FBS) project includes the expansion of the Bern railway station, the second biggest station in Switzerland. The project encompasses the construction of a new underground station, an underpass, and supporting outdoor expansion works.
V250, branded as Fyra in the Netherlands and Belgium, is a high-speed electric multiple unit manufactured by AnsaldoBreda. It runs on High-Speed Line 4 in Belgium and HSL Zuid in the Netherlands, connecting Brussels and Amsterdam.
Gatwick Express, the first dedicated city centre to airport rail link in the UK, has undergone a major service transformation with the introduction of a fleet of brand new trains at the end of 2000. However, February 2006 saw the UK Government announce its likely demise because it is using up valuable line capacity.
The Gauteng Signalling Project aims to replace the obsolete signalling system currently in use on the Gauteng railway network with an advanced electronic signalling system. The project is part of a R17bn ($1.97bn) national re-signalling programme being undertaken by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).
The Genoa-Milan High-Speed, High-Capacity Railway Line, also known as Terzo Valico dei Giovi (Terzo Valico), is being constructed to improve the railway connections between the Ligurian bay ports and the northern Tyrrhenian Sea ports with railway lines in northern Italy and the rest of Europe.
Although Deutsche Bundesbahn raised speeds and passenger standards with Class 103 hauled InterCity services from 1971, even with extensive track upgrading, 200km/h (124mph) would be the ceiling for reducing journey times.
Glasgow Subway in Scotland is currently undergoing a modernisation programme that began in July 2011. It is the first full-scale upgrade of the metro system since the renovations between 1977 and 1980.
The new 11.2 mile (18km) electric commuter rail transit line between Union Station and Wheat Ridge called Gold Line being developed by Regional Transportation District (RTD) will pass through northwest Denver, Adams County and Arvada, and will feature seven new stations.
The Metro Gold Line, which is part of the Los Angeles light rail transit system, is currently being extended from its current terminus in Pasadena to Montclair under the second phase of the Foothill Extension Project.
Guadalajara Light Rail System, officially known as Urban Electric Rail System, is an electric light rail system that serves the municipalities of Zapopan and Tlaquepaque, as well as the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, the capital of Jalisco and the second biggest city in Mexico.
Hamburg S-Bahn is a rapid railway network project in the Hamburg metropolitan region in Germany. The line mainly connects the region to the Hamburg Transport Association (HVV) network, main railway station and Hamburg Airport.
Iron ore railways in the Pilbara region of north-west Western Australia are the most productive railways in the world and are set to improve over the next few years now that Hamersley Iron has finalised an agreement with Robe River Iron Associates to form a joint rail operation.
B-Line is the first line of the proposed B-L-A-S-T light rail transit (LRT) network in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. It is a Top 15 Priority Project in ‘The Big Move’, which is the regional transportation plan prepared by the provincial agency Metrolinx for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).
Hampshire County Council with Portsmouth City Council has promoted a Light Rapid Transit (LRT) system between Fareham, Gosport and Portsmouth, which would be Phase one of South Hampshire Rapid Transit (SHRT).
High-Speed Rail Linked 3 Airport project is a 220km high-speed railway line, which will connect three major airports in Thailand, namely Don Mueang International Airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, and U-Tapao International Airport.
Hong Kong's heavy rail network is primarily arranged on two axes. Patronage of the East Rail route has soared almost six-fold since electrification in 1983. A fleet of 451 GEC-Alstom-built EMU vehicles share the same tracks as trains continuing to Shanghai and Beijing, as well as commercially vital freight, mainly container traffic.
West Rail is a massive, HK$57.7 billion project to build a stand-alone 30.5km rail line between Nam Cheong in West Kowloon and Tuen Mun, to try and tap into the growth potential of the western towns and cities of Hong Kong.
The Honolulu high-capacity transit corridor project includes construction of a 20-mile elevated rail line linking West Oahu with downtown Honolulu and Ala Moana Center. The project is estimated to cost $5.28bn and is scheduled for completion in 2019. The federal government is providing $1.2bn towards the project.
Connected to the South Morang railway line tracks until Clifton Hill, the Hurstbridge suburban railway line in Melbourne, Australia, is being upgraded with the aim of improving the frequency and reliability of services in Melbourne's north-east.
Ile-de-France Tramway Line 9 (T9) is part of a series of tram lines that constitute the Ile-de-France tramway network in France. It connects the Porte de Choisy Paris Metro station to the centre of Orly.
The Inner West Light Rail running between Central and Lilyfield is being expanded further by 5.6km from Lilyfield to Dulwich Hill. The extension includes construction of nine new stations along the line.
The Istanbul Metro, a rapid transit underground railway network, is owned by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and located in Istanbul, Turkey. A heavy metro line, the Istanbul Metro is also known as the M2. It is being operated by Istanbul Ulasım AS. The metro is entirely underground and has a curved shape.
Jaipur Metro is a rapid rail transit system under construction in the city of Jaipur, India. The project is owned and operated by Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRC) and is estimated to cost INR97.32bn ($1.74bn).
The Joondalup Railway Line Extension project, also known as 'Butler Extension', involved the extension of the rail route by further 7.5km from the north of Clarkson station to Butler on the Joondalup Line, a suburban railway line in Perth.
Katzenberg Tunnel is a railway tunnel constructed on the new Rhine Valley railway line extension. It is located on Mannheim-Karlsruhe-Basel railway line, running between Mannheim in Germany and Basel, Switzerland via Heidelberg, Karlsruhe and Freiburg in Breisgau. The tunnel is built in order to replace the old freight route.
The King of Prussia (KOP) Rail project involves the expansion of the Norristown High-Speed Line (NHSL) service to provide improved transportation between KOP, Norristown, and the Center City in Philadelphia, US.
The Koralm high-speed rail project is currently underway in south-east Austria by ÖBB Infrastruktur. It is part of the 2,400km trans-European Baltic-Adriatic Corridor that stretches from Gdansk and Gdynia on the northern coast of Poland to Bologna and Ravenna in northern Italy via Warsaw and Vienna, linking the Baltic and Adriatic seas.
The £800m Thameslink 2000 scheme will transform services across the whole of the south-east of the UK when it is complete, expected to be 2006. It requires upgrading most of the principal commuter routes feeding into London, the country's largest city.
As well as being the principal component of its urban public transport system, the Metro is a long-standing symbol of Paris. The bulk of the basic system was completed before the outbreak of World War II, a densely packed network within the city-proper's boundaries.
Tilt train technology has been introduced to eastern Australia in June 2003 following completion of Queensland Rail's (QR) A$590 million project to upgrade its 1,681km main line between Brisbane and Cairns, cutting journey times by seven hours, three times a week.
Journey times are being slashed between Portugal's largest cities, the capital Lisbon and Porto, with the opening of a new dedicated 329km (204-mile) high-speed line in 2004, considerably behind schedule.
London Underground’s Northern Line in the UK is being upgraded to increase passenger capacity and reduce delays. An extension of the line has also been proposed by Transport for London (TfL), which took over London Underground Ltd (LUL) in 2003.
The proposed $2bn Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project involves the addition of a third track along a 9.8-mile (15.77km) stretch of the Main Line corridor from Floral Park to Hicksville train station in New York, US.
Network Rail's £48m ($73.7m) replacement project of the Loughor railway Viaduct near Swansea, Wales, involved the construction of a new bridge that replaces the existing timber trestle Loughor Viaduct.
The first section of the 40km Lower Inn Valley Railway line in Austria was inaugurated in November 2012, providing connection to the planned Brenner Base Tunnel. The newly-constructed high-speed rail line connects Kundl and Baumkirchen, and forms part of the high capacity Trans-European Transportation (Ten-T) rail axis between Berlin and Palermo.
Maharajas' Express is a luxury train offering services within North-West and Central India. The train was launched at Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB Berlin) trade fair in March 2009 and started commercial operations in March 2010 following two trial trips.
Malaga Metro is a light rail network serving the city of Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. The first two lines (Line 1 and Line 2) of the light metro system, spanning 11.3km in total length, entered commercial service in July 2014.
Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) is a proposed 53.1km-long railway line being constructed to connect Malolos to Clark economic zone and Clark International Airport (CIA) in central Luzon, Phillipines.
A number of the main tourist attractions around the major destination of Las Vegas, Nevada, are now linked by a unique form of a rapid transit system, which its developers hope will become an attraction in itself. It opened in April 1999 after a construction period of only eight months.
Mashhad Metro is a light rail system operating in the holy city of Mashhad, in the Razavi Khorasan province of Iran. Operated by Mashhad Urban Railway, the project is also referred to as Mashhad Light Rail and Mashhad Urban Rail.
Mauritius Metro Express is a partially operational light rail transit system being in the island nation. It will pass through five major cities, including Curepipe, Vacoas, Rose Hill, Quatre Bornes, and the capital Port Louis.
Melbourne Airport rail link is a transit service proposed to be developed between Australia’s second busiest airport Tullamarine Airport (also known as Melbourne Airport) and the Melbourne central business district (CBD).
The Melbourne-Geelong Fast Rail Link is a high-speed rail line proposed by the Government of Victoria in Australia to reduce the travel time between Melbourne and Geelong and improve the passenger experience.
Metro Area Express (MAX) is a proposed 22km-long light rail network that will link Mirrabooka area in the north with the central business district of Perth. The project is being developed by the Western Australian Department of Transport (DoT).
The proposed METRO Blue Line extension will extend the existing METRO Blue Line (formerly Hiawatha Light Rail Line) by approximately 13 miles (20.92km) from the existing Target Field LRT station in downtown Minneapolis to Brooklyn Park in suburban Hennepin County.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is extending the Purple Line of the Los Angeles Metro from the current terminus at Wilshire / Western to west Los Angeles, California, US.
The Metropolitan Line Extension (previously known as Croxley Rail Link (CRL)) will connect the Watford branch of the London Underground Metropolitan line with the National Rail network at Watford Junction via Watford High Street, UK.
MI09 is a five-car, double-decker commuter train operating on the RER A line in Paris, the busiest regional line in Europe. The 100th train in the series was delivered in July 2015, and 40 more trains are expected to be delivered before the end of 2017.
The Mid-Jordan line is a 10.6mi long light rail line running from the Daybreak area of South Jordan to Murray. It connects Murray, Midvale, West and South Jordan with the existing Sandy / Salt Lake Trax line.
Metro Line 5 is the first fully automated, driverless, urban light rail system in Milan, Italy. It is a 13km-long subway that operates between Bignami and San Siro Stadium passing via the Repubblica area at Garibaldi station. The route features a total of 19 stations.
Millennium Line Broadway extension, also known as Broadway Subway project, involves the expansion of the Millennium Line to offer fast, frequent and reliable SkyTrain service to the busiest destinations in Metro Vancouver.
Kenya Railways Corporation is developing a new standard gauge railway line for passengers and cargo transportation between Mombasa, the largest port in East Africa, and Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya.
The Morley-Ellenbrook Line is a planned 21km-long rail line along the Transperth network aimed at providing better transport facilities and connections to the communities in the suburbs located north-east of Perth, Australia.
Montréal Pneumatic Material 2010 or MPM-10 metro cars are being manufactured by a joint venture of Bombardier Transportation and Alstom for Montreal Metro, the rapid transit system of Montreal city in Quebec, Canada.
The 508km Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed link will be India's maiden high-speed rail project. It is part of the 650km Pune-Mumbai-Ahmedabad line, one of the six high-speed corridors identified for implementation in the country.
The Murray Basin rail project, initiated in February 2015, includes significant upgrades on Victoria's rail freight network in order to standardise the rail freight services across Northern Victoria and increase the freight capacity.
München U-Bahn is an underground rapid transit network serving München (Munich), the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. Maintenance and operations of the network are carried out by Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft (MVG).
Japan pioneered the use of high-speed railway lines by introducing Bullet Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line as early as 1964. Four decades later, the country has an exemplary network of standard gauge high-speed lines, and has introduced a new generation of trains N700 Shinkansen to accelerate services to the next level.
Nagpur Metro is a new mass rapid transport system (MRTS) under development in Nagpur, the capital city of Maharashtra state, India. The MRTS will cover a total length of 38.21km and is estimated to cost Rs86.80bn ($1.4bn).
The Nanjing Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge was constructed to complement the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Line. The bridge is located within the Jiangsu Province, in the upper reach of the Yangtze River, about 20km from the Third Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge. Construction began in 2006 and was finished in 2010, with the bridge becoming operational in January 2011.
Naples-Afragola is a proposed high-speed railway station in the city of Naples, Italy. Italy's state-owned railway network operator Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) is responsible for the implementation of the project.
The Napoli-Bari high-speed railway project is being undertaken to increase the competitiveness of rail transport and aid in the socio-economic development of Southern Italy. The project is part of a number of strategic infrastructure investments being made under the 'Unlock Italy' initiative launched by the Italian Government.
VIA Rail, the national rail service operator of Canada, inaugurated the new Belleville Railway Station in Ontario in September 2012. The station, constructed adjacent to the existing station in Belleville, opened to the public in March 2012.
New York City in the US led the way with mass transit systems and started operating its first metro line as long ago as 1904. In 1953, control of the system was assumed by the New York City Transit Authority, which also took over the management of all metropolitan bus services.
In March 2013, East Coast announced an £8.6m ($13m) modernisation project to renovate the heritage railway station building atNewcastle Central station. The modernisation will be carried out by East Coast in an alliance with another leading train operator, Network Rail.
Being constructed on Whirlpool Street in Niagara Falls, New York, US, Niagara Falls International Railway Station and Transportation Center will serve as a new transportation hub and intercity rail between New York and Toronto, Canada.
The Northern Hub and North-West Electrification programme constitutes a series of upgrades to the railway in the north of England, UK, to provide better connectivity, faster journey times and improved capacity.
The 4.3 mile-long (6.9km) Northgate Link light rail extension will connect four major urban centres to the existing Central Link, as well as the University link light rail segment to the Northgate business and retail centre in Seattle, Washington, US.
KiwiRail is upgrading the Northland Line to enable the line to carry freight around New Zealand and improve the efficiency and reliability of the line. The project will upgrade the line to meet the standards of the rest of New Zealand’s rail network.
Valley Metro is extending the light rail system from its current end along the Dunlap and 19th avenues to the former Metrocenter Mall area in Phoenix, Arizona, US. The project seeks to improve connectivity in the greater Phoenix area.
Passenger train operations in Norway underwent a massive reorganisation during the late 1990s. The state-owned railway operator, NSB, made huge investments in new rolling stock and upgrading the infrastructure, as the country aimed to ensure that rail plays a growing role in meeting national transport needs.
France’s Nîmes-Montpellier bypass, also known as Contournement ferroviaire de Nîmes et Montpellier (CNM), will be the first mixed high-speed Ligne à Grande Vitesse (LGV) line dedicated to both passenger and freight transport.