World report on metro automation

Automated metro lines are a proven solution for metro systems around the world. As of July 2016, there are 55 fully automated metro lines in 37 cities around the world, operating in total 803km, a 14,2% increase in km over 2014 figures. The projection is that by 2025 there will be 2,300km of automated metro lines in operation. This report offers a general overview of metro automation, covering line characteristics, technological trends, supplier market share and estimated future evolution. 

How good is Moscow’s public transport network?

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Two weeks ago, UITP experts commissioned by the city government of Moscow travelled to the Russian capital and assessed its public transport network. Here are the main conclusions of their report.

In 2011, the Transport Department of Moscow launched a set of reforms in order to upgrade mobility in the Russian capital, infamous for its congestion issues. After four years, the city asked UITP to assess the first measures implemented and provide recommendations for further action.


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