June 2011
Railway Gazette International;Jun2011, Vol. 167 Issue 6, p17
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs in the rail industry as of June 2011. Agreements were reached by Mass Transit Railway (MTR) with the government of Hong Kong, China to construct, operate, and finance the South Island Line and Kwun Tong Line Extension projects. Three-car services on the Docklands Light Railway in London, England were launched. China Northern partnered with Southwest Jaiotong University to develop a light rail vehicle.


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