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The metro section to be renovated in Manhatten

NYC Transit announced the renovation plans for the 42 street shuttle operating in Manhatten between The Grand Central and Times Square since 1904…

Finland and Estonia may be connected by tunnel

Discussions are taking place to build a tunnel between two countries divided by the Baltic Sea. The tunnel connecting Finland and Estonia can be 103 km long…

метро мумбаи

Progress at the third metro line in Mumbai

Mumbai, the capital city of the Indian state Maharashtra, has a population of 12.5 million people. The city has just got its third metro line new tunnel…

Metro circle line is to be completed in Singapore

The construction of the tunnel for the circle metro line CCL6 is close to completion in Singapore…

Аэропорт Пулково

New routes to Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg

Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg is easily reachable only by a plane. The motor road is the only connection to Pulkovo airport and sometimes may be risky in terms of time management. This issue has been addressed several times already: there were plans to construct a metro station, aero express, light-rail. Now, the City Administration and OAO RZD (main Russian railway operating company) announce the new rail road solution…

метро Заречная в Омске

Omsk only metro station to be abandoned

In Omsk, the second-largest city in Siberia, the work for the preservation of the metro station Zarechnaya started…

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Vladimir Markov: nothing being done for underground construction and design in St. Petersburg

Underground Expert discusses underground space development in the second largest Russian city and its future with Vladimir Markov, deputy director of the local Design Institute ОАО NIPII Lenmetrogiprotrans…

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First driverless metro line opens in Sydney

On May 26, the first driverless metro line and the first metro line in Australia started operating in Sydney. It has 13 stations. The construction began in 2017, and now there is a 36 km long route with eight new stations and five old railway stations being renovated and adjusted for the new trains…

метро Казани

The second metro line in Kazan to be designed soon

On May 23, 2019, the Government of Kazan announced the public debate on the planning design and land surveying of territory for the second metro line construction first phase. The public discussion is scheduled for the period from May 23 to June 27, 2019…

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