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Budget approved for first section of Hamburg U5 20/12/2019

Mid-December, after approximately three years of planning, the budget was approved for the first section (5.8 km) of the new fully automated metro line U5 in Hamburg.

U5 will be a new arterial route running through the city from Bramfeld to Arenen/Volkspark

The end of the planning approval process is expected in 2020 and construction is expected to start by the end of 2021.

Video of the future U5 route

Source: Hamburger Hochbahn

Delhi Metro planning to introduce driverless operations in two lines 03/12/2019

New Delhi Pink Line

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is planning to introduce driverless operations for two metro lines in New Delhi in 2020.

The Mangenta and Pink lines, opened in 2017 and 2018 respectively, were designed to allow fully automated operation. Read more →