Automated Metros Observatory
Oct 23 2017

Third section of Singapore Downtown Line opens

by uitp in News

Fort Canning station interior

The Downtown Line 3 (DTL3) opened on 21 October 2017, making it the longest underground and driverless mass rapid transit (MRT) line in Singapore. The 21-km long DTL3 comprises 16 stations and is the longest stretch of the Downtown Line to be opened.

The Downtown Line (DTL) is an underground, driverless, medium-capacity MRT line. DTL1 with six stations from Chinatown to Bugis opened on 22 December 2013 and DTL2 with 12 stations from Bukit Panjang to Rochor opened on 27 December 2015. The DTL3 Extension from Expo to Sungei Bedok, an additional 2.2km, will open in 2024. Read more →

Oct 04 2017

TMB and Wiener Linien collaborate to modernise Vienna metro

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Signing a Memorandum of Understanding by Mercedes Vidal Lago, President TMB, and Günter Steinbauer, CEO Wiener Linien

On 29 September, Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) and Wiener Linien, the Viennese mobility operator, signed an agreement by which both companies will collaborate in the Austrian capital’s expansion project, which includes automating Line 2 and constructing the new Line 5 that will be fully automated and driverless. Read more →