All Canada articles – Page 6

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    Metro Report International

    Montréal automated metro contracts signed

    2018-04-13T09:00:55Z

    CANADA: CDPQ Infra signed the contracts for the Réseau Électrique Métropolitain automated metro project in Montréal on April 12, and a groundbreaking ceremony was held on the same day. The 67 km network is intended to link the south shore suburbs, the city centre, the airport, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue and Deux-Montagnes, serving ...

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    Metro Report International

    First Edmonton Valley Line LRV completed

    2018-03-28T14:28:57Z

    CANADA: The first light rail vehicle for Edmonton’s Valley Line has been completed at Bombardier Transportation’s factory in Kingston. It is scheduled to arrive in Edmonton in mid-2018. Bombardier is supplying 26 LRVs for the first phase of the Valley Line project as part of the TransEd Partners consortium, ...

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    Metro Report International

    Hyundai Rotem signs Vancouver driverless train contract

    2018-02-26T12:22:16Z

    CANADA: Hyundai Rotem announced on February 26 that it had signed a 62·1bn won contract with Vancouver regional transport authority TransLink for the supply of 24 metro cars for the driverless Canada Line. Deliveries from Rotem’s Changwon plant in South Korea are due to take place in 2019-20. ...

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    Metro Report International

    Alstom and SNC-Lavalin to build Montréal’s automated metro

    2018-02-08T15:49:37Z

    CANADA: CDPQ Infra announced the winning bidders for the construction and operation of the Réseau Électrique Métropolitain automated metro project in Montréal on February 8. Construction is due to start in April, with testing to start at the end of 2020 and passenger services on the first branch beginning ...

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    Metro Report International

    Edmonton Valley Line LRV mock-up presented

    2018-02-05T14:00:00Z

    CANADA: A mock-up of a light rail vehicle for Edmonton’s Valley Line was presented to officials on February 2. Bombardier Transportation is supplying 26 LRVs for the first phase of the project as part of the TransEd Partners consortium, which has a PPP contract to design, build and finance ...

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    Metro Report International

    Toronto Subway Line 1 extends into York

    2017-12-18T12:05:03Z

    CANADA: A northern extension of Toronto Subway Line 1 into York was inaugurated on December 17, with a day of free travel. The 8·6 km section from Sheppard West to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre via York University adds six stations and 14 min of journey time to Line 1. It ...

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    Metro Report International

    Montréal metro depot funding allocated

    2017-09-07T12:32:39Z

    CANADA: The Government of Québec has announced that it will contribute C$330m towards the construction of a new depot on the Montréal metro network. Operator STM will provide the balance of the C$440m cost. The underground depot with space to stable 10 trainsets will be built the Côte-Vertu terminus ...

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    Metro Report International

    Edmonton to introduce contactless ticketing

    2017-07-06T15:41:40Z

    CANADA: Vix Technology has been selected to supply integrated account-based contactless ticketing to three public transport agencies in the Edmonton region. The 15-year contract would see Vix implement and operate back-office equipment and validators that would be used for payment with contactless EMV cards as well as prepaid smart ...

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    Metro Report International

    Finch West funding announced

    2017-06-26T14:46:45Z

    CANADA: The federal and Ontario governments announced funding for the Finch West light rail project in Toronto on June 23. Ontario is to provide C$1·2bn, with the federal government supplying up to C$333m. The 11 km light rail line along Finch Avenue would link from Finch West metro station ...

  • Alstom is to supply another 28 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles to Ottawa.
    Metro Report International

    Alstom wins second Ottawa light rail vehicle order

    2017-06-23T15:07:56Z

    CANADA: Ottawa light rail project developer Rideau Transit Group has awarded Alstom a €200m contract to supply 38 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for Stage 2 of the O-Train network. The consortium of SNC-Lavalin, ACS Infrastructure, EllisDon, Dragados Canada and Veolia Transportation Services is building the 12·5 km Confederation ...

  • tn_ca-montreal_rem_federal_funding_announcement.jpg
    Metro Report International

    Federal funding for REM agreed

    2017-06-15T14:58:20Z

    CANADA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on June 15 that the federal government is to provide C$1·28bn towards the construction of the Réseau Électrique Métropolitain automated metro project in Montréal. All the funding for the project is now in place. Public pension and insurance investor Caisse de dépôt et ...

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    Metro Report International

    Hurontario light rail shortlist announced

    2017-06-07T10:59:03Z

    CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and Greater Toronto transport agency Metrolinx have shortlisted three consortia for the contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project to the west of Toronto. Hitachi, Transdev, Keolis and RATP Dev are among the shortlisted bidders (below). A Request for ...

  • Alstom is to supply 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles to Metrolinx.
    Metro Report International

    Metrolinx selects Alstom as alternative light rail vehicle supplier

    2017-05-12T14:21:06Z

    CANADA: Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area transport authority Metrolinx has awarded Alstom a firm order to supply 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for C$529m. The order announced on May 12 includes options for more vehicles. Alstom is to supply 17 vehicles for the Finch West LRT project, with ...

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    Metro Report International

    Court backs Bombardier in Ontario LRV dispute

    2017-04-20T10:18:34Z

    CANADA: Ontario provincial transport authority Metrolinx cannot immediately cancel a contract with Bombardier Transportation for the supply of 182 light rail vehicles without compensating the manufacturer, a court ruled on April 19. Metrolinx had launched legal proceedings against Bombardier over what it claimed were a series of delays to the ...

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced C$1.8bn in federal funding for the GO RER project.
    Metro Report International

    GO Transit RER receives C$1·8bn in federal funding

    2017-03-31T14:32:59Z

    CANADA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on March 31 that the federal government is to provide C$1·8bn towards the GO Transit Regional Express Rail project being developed in the Greater Golden Horseshoe centred on Toronto. The money is to come from the New Building Canada Fund, with the province ...

  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and the government of Québec have agreed the main terms for the province’s participation in the Réseau Électrique Métropolitain automated metro project in Montréal.
    Metro Report International

    Québec agrees REM investment

    2017-03-30T06:00:00Z

    CANADA: Public pension and insurance investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and the government of Québec have agreed the main terms for the province’s participation in the Réseau Électrique Métropolitain automated metro project in Montréal. The provincial government has committed to provide C$1·28bn, representing 24·5% of the total ...

  • Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have issued a request for qualifications for a contract to finance and build the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project.
    Metro Report International

    Lakeshore East – East Corridor Expansion procurement begins

    2017-03-24T12:14:35Z

    CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have issued a request for qualifications for a contract to finance and build the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project in the Greater Toronto area. The scope includes laying a third track on the 11 km between Beechgrove Road and Durham Junction, rebuilding two ...

  • Bombarider Transportation has shipped its first vehicle for the Waterloo ION light rail project.
    Metro Report International

    First Waterloo LRV leaves Bombardier factory

    2017-02-16T09:59:07Z

    CANADA: The first light rail vehicle for the ION light rail project in the Region of Waterloo left Bombardier’s Thunder Bay plant on February 15. Delivery is expected to take 10 to 12 days. The project promoter aims to unveil the vehicle to the public in April at an ...

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    Metro Report International

    Toronto Pearson transit hub proposed

    2017-02-08T14:08:50Z

    CANADA: Greater Toronto Airports Authority has announced plans for a regional transit centre to be developed at Toronto Pearson International Airport. GTAA says that more than 300 000 people work in the area around the airport, making it the second-largest employment zone in Canada. However, poor public transport options ...

  • The proposed Hamilton light rail line would be 11 km long.
    Metro Report International

    Hamilton light rail RFQ issued

    2017-02-06T15:13:21Z

    CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have issued a request for qualifications for a contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a light rail line in Hamilton. A request for proposals is expected in mid-2017. The 11 km east-west B-Line would link Queenston Circle and McMaster University, serving 14 ...