May 2011
Railway Gazette International;May2011, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p20
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs on the railroad industry as of May 2011, including the opening of an extension of Shanghai metro Line 6, the approval of a loan for the Bangalore metro project in India by the Asian Development Bank and the decision of the U.S. Federal Transit Administration to approve the start of final design for the MAX light rail extension to the Portland suburb of Milwaukie.


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