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First driverless metro line in Santiago inaugurated
CHILE: President Michelle Bachelet opens the first driverless metro line in Santiago.

Refurbished metro trainsets enter service in Tbilisi
GEORGIA: Two modernised four-car trainsets enter service on Tbilisi metro Line 1.

In the news this week
Nanjing’s Qilin Line opens to passengers
CHINA: The Qilin Line tram route in Nanjing begins trial passenger operation.

Stadler to supply more metro trains to Berlin
GERMANY: Berlin transport operator BVG orders a further 80 metro cars from Stadler Pankow.

Free pre-peak travel in Singapore to end
SINGAPORE: A trial offering free pre-peak metro travel will end on December 28.

Metrowagonmash metro cars for Nizhny Novgorod
RUSSIA: Nizhny Novgorod metro operator Nizhegorodskoe Metro signs a 1·3bn rouble contract with Metrowagonmash and Sberbank Leasing for the supply of 23 metro cars.

State backs Mumbai metro plans
INDIA: The Maharashtra government approves detailed project reports for metro lines 5 and 6 in Mumbai.

Uraltransmash sole bidder in Kolomna tram tender
RUSSIA: Uraltransmash emerges as the sole bidder for a contract to supply 21 trams to Kolomna.

Łódź to buy more second-hand trams from Bochum
POLAND: Bochum-Gelsenkirchen tram operator Bogestra submits the only bid in a tender to supply trams to MPK Łódź.

Transport research centre to be set up
SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority announced is to establish a Transport Research Centre in partnership with the Singapore University of Technology & Design.

The Cybersecure Railway
Digitisation of main line and urban railways is gathering pace as policymakers push operators and infrastructure managers to enhance the capacity and efficiency of their networks. But with the widespread adoption of networked tools comes an increasing need to mitigate the risks posed by cyber threats.
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More news
Pardubice trolleybus contract
CZECH REPUBLIC: Škoda Electric wins a KC150m contract to supply 15 trolleybuses to Pardubice.

Los Angeles metro refurbishment
USA: Talgo is to refurbish a further 36 Los Angeles metro cars.

Szczecin orders tram kits
POLAND: Tramwaje Szczecińskie selects Modertrans to supply two Moderus Beta trams kits for assembly at its workshops.

Breeze moves to the cloud
USA: Cubic Transportation Systems is to migrate the back-office system for Atlanta’s Breeze Card to the cloud.

International rail tender
Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (“KVMRT”) Project
Organisation: Mass Rapid Transit SDN BHD
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Deadline: 29 Nov 2017

Upcoming events
Capacity or Performance - Either or Both?
14 November
London, UK

Mass-Trans Innovation Japan 2017
29 November - 1 December
Chiba, Japan

International rail jobs
Principal Engineer Electrification (Designate)
Recruiter: Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail
Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin, Ireland

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