The following excerpt from the UK House of Commons Select Committee on light rail, 2000, reported the following subway construction costs in 2004 Canadian dollars:
Toulouse metro line B – CAD $161 million/km.
Turin metro extension – CAD $196 million/km.
Meteor Metro, Paris – CAD $290 million/km.
Singapore metro – CAD $420.7 million/km.
Jubilee Line extension, London – CAD $559 million/km.
The average cost for three newly built LRT lines in the UK: $16. 1 million/km.
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