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  • Buenos Aires metro Line A
    Metro Report International

    Buenos Aires metro train overhaul

    2022-09-06T05:00:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires metro operator EMOVA has awarded Alstom a contract to overhaul five five-car trains over 19 months.

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    Gas locomotive collaboration agreement

    2022-07-14T13:50:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Ferrocarriles Argentinos Sociedad del Estado and OptiFuel Systems are to plan the repowering of 400 diesel locomotives to run on 100% compressed natural gas and/or renewable natural gas, with the aim of meeting decarbonisation goals. US low-emissions technology company OptiFuel is developing modular kits for ...

  • Mendoza Metrotranvía ex-San Diego LRV (4)
    Metro Report International

    San Diego LRVs find new home in Argentina

    2022-05-19T12:24:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Mendoza’s Metrotranvía has taken delivery of the first three of up to 39 Siemens SD100 light rail vehicles which have been donated to the city by the US city of San Diego’s operator MTS. The LRVs forming MTS’s second generation fleet have been in service since ...

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    Battery trains ordered for tourist services in Argentina

    2022-05-17T09:28:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Governor of Jujuy province Gerardo Morales has signed a contract for CRRC Tangshan to supply battery-powered ‘new-energy light rail’ trainsets for use on a tourist service between Volcán and Tilcara. The two-car articulated trains will have lithium batteries charged using solar power, a maximum speed ...

  • Argentina China railway modernisation MoUs signed
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    Buenos Aires suburban railway modernisation MoUs signed

    2022-01-25T14:00:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Three memoranda of understanding for co-operation to modernise the Belgrano Norte, Sarmiento and Urquiza suburban railways in Buenos Aires have been signed by the Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure and representatives of Chinese companies CRRC Qingdao Sifang and China Railway International Group. It is envisaged ...

  • TMH Ivolga EMU
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    TMH to supply 70 EMUs to Buenos Aires

    2022-01-20T12:22:00Z

    ARGENTINA: The Ministry of Transport has awarded Transmashholding a US$864m contract to supply and maintain 70 eight-car electric multiple-units for use in Buenos Aires. The stainless steel bodied EMUs will be a 1 676 mm gauge variant of the 1 520 mm gauge Ivolga family which ...

  • Indra has integrated body temperature measurement, face mask control and QR code ticket reservation validation into an initial 350 station ticket gates in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area.
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    Ticket gates check body temperature, face masks and reservation status before allowing access to stations

    2021-02-01T14:30:00Z

    ARGENTINA: As part of Trenes Argentinos’ coronavirus measures, Indra has integrated body temperature measurement, face mask control and QR code ticket reservation validation into an initial 350 station ticket gates in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area. Access is prevented when a passenger ...

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    Metro Report International

    Customer service focus in next Subte operating concession

    2021-01-07T18:39:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires metro authority Subterráneos de Buenos Aires SE has agreed a new operating concession with the incumbent Metrovías, which is due to enter into force during the first quarter of 2021.

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    Metro Report International

    Siemens to resignal Buenos Aires Line D

    2020-07-17T15:18:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires metro authority SBASE has selected Siemens Mobility to install Communications-Based Train Control and a new passenger information system on the capital’s Line D.

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    Electric buses presented in Mendoza

    2019-07-19T08:00:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Mendoza bus and light rail operator STM unveiled 18 battery electric buses on July 11. All are equipped with lithium iron phosphate batteries. The 12 m long buses include 12 K9 vehicles supplied by Shenzhen-based manufacturer BYD. The other six have been supplied by local manufacturer Corven ...

  • Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich and Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta opened an extension of metro Line E on June 3.
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    Buenos Aires Line E reaches Retiro

    2019-06-05T11:03:58Z

    ARGENTINA: Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich and Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta opened an extension of metro Line E on June 3. The 2·4 km extension north from Bolívar to Retiro adds three stations, taking Line E to 12 km with 18 stations. Interchange is provided at Retiro with ...

  • President Mauricio Macri inaugurated a new viaduct on the Retiro – Tigre branch of the Mitre suburban railway serving Buenos Aires on May 10.
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    Elevated section of Buenos Aires commuter line inaugurated

    2019-05-14T13:52:41Z

    ARGENTINA: President Mauricio Macri inaugurated a new viaduct on the Retiro – Tigre branch of the Mitre suburban railway serving Buenos Aires on May 10. The 3·9 km structure between Avenida Dorrego and Avenida Monroe eliminates eight level crossings. Two stations on the section have been rebuilt. Belgrano station ...

  • President Mauricio Macri inaugurated a new viaduct on the Retiro – Tigre branch of the Mitre suburban railway serving Buenos Aires on May 10.
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    Elevated section of Buenos Aires commuter line inaugurated

    2019-05-14T13:52:41Z

    ARGENTINA: President Mauricio Macri inaugurated a new viaduct on the Retiro – Tigre branch of the Mitre suburban railway serving Buenos Aires on May 10. The 3·9 km structure between Avenida Dorrego and Avenida Monroe eliminates eight level crossings. Two stations on the section have been rebuilt. Belgrano station ...

  • The Mendoza light rail line uses ex-San Diego vehicles.
    Metro Report International

    Mendoza light rail line extended

    2019-05-13T13:51:53Z

    ARGENTINA: Governor Alfredo Cornejo inaugurated the first extension of Mendoza’s light rail line on May 6. The 5·4 km northern extension from the city’s former railway station to Avellaneda in Las Heras district adds nine stops. Services operate every 10 min, and three additional vehicles have been added to ...

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    Roca signalling contract awarded

    2019-01-02T16:39:00Z

    ARGENTINA: The Ministry of Transport has awarded a consortium of Alstom (58%) and POSE (42%) a €90m contract to modernise the signalling on the Avellaneda – La Plata, Temperley – Bosques – Berazategui and Bosques – Villa Elisa sections of the 1676 mm gauge Roca commuter network in Buenos Aires. ...

  • Heavy lifting contractor ALE has used its TLG1000 telescopic  hydraulic gantry for the first time to position concrete girders for the construction of a 5 km railway viaduct in Buenos Aires.
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    Heavy lifting for Buenos Aires viaduct project

    2018-11-06T12:36:09Z

    ARGENTINA: Specialist heavy lifting contractor ALE has used its TLG1000 telescopic hydraulic gantry for the first time to position concrete girders for the construction of a 5 km railway viaduct in Buenos Aires. The viaduct is being built to elevate the San Martín commuter line above street level between Palermo ...

  • Transmashholding and United Wagon Co have signed an agreement to co-operate to win orders in countries including Argentina.
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    Russian companies to co-operate in South American freight market

    2018-08-28T15:00:00Z

    SOUTH AMERICA: Russian suppliers Transmashholding and United Wagon Co have signed an agreement to co-operate to win orders in Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay, as well as the South American rail freight market in general. They envisage this could include the supply of integrated packages combining TMH locomotives and UWC ...

  • Ferrocarriles Argentinos has selected Radwin’s FiberinMotion train-to-ground communication system for deployment on 100 passenger vehicles used on the Buenos Aires – La Plata route.
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    Ferrocarriles Argentinos selects train-to-ground communications

    2018-06-10T06:00:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Following tests, national railway Ferrocarriles Argentinos has selected Radwin’s FiberinMotion train-to-ground communication system for deployment on 100 passenger vehicles used on the Buenos Aires – La Plata route. Radwin’s multi-service platform will initially support CCTV and VoIP communications. Project implementation will be managed by Radwin partner Datastar. ‘During the ...

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    Buenos Aires Line H extension opens

    2018-05-22T12:56:22Z

    ARGENTINA: A northern extension of Buenos Aires metro Line H was inaugurated on May 17. The line now reaches Julieta Lanteri-Facultad de Derecho. The 800 m extension from the previous terminus of Las Heras adds one station, which has step-free access. Line H is now 8·2 km long with ...

  • The 5 km viaduct is being built to elevate the section of the San Martín Railway between Palermo and La Paternal stations.
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    Buenos Aires viaduct signalling contract

    2018-05-15T13:00:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Alstom has signed a €5m subcontract to provide signalling for the elevated alignment which is being built for the San Martín commuter route in Buenos Aires. Alstom will act as subcontractor to UTE Green-Rottio. The 5 km viaduct is being built to elevate the section of the San Martín ...