Public transport

TEL AVIV RED LINE LRT PROGRESS

After years of planning, slow progress and the cancellation of a PPP project (with Siemens and HTM as part of consortium) in mid 2000s, NTA agency finally launched the kick-start of the 1st line (Red Line of the envisioned 5 line LRT (and 3 BRT) network.

2 out of 8 TBMs have arrived from China in Tel-Aviv harbour. Work has started on TBM shafts and some of the 11 underground stations. Utility relocation is taking places as well as pilling and station box construction. Chinese companies have an important role on project as major partners in civil work and rolling stock suppliers.

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Prague moving closer to driverless metro

By 2022, driverless trains could be running in the Czech capital. Metroprojekt has been awarded a EUR 16 million contract to prepare the design study for the future driverless metro Line D in Prague.

The Metro Line D will begin by intersecting with the A Line of the existing metro system at Náměstí Míru and also intersect with the C Line at Pankrác. In total, the new line will have 10 stations and end at Depo Písnice in the southern part of the city.

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