Track maintenance staff

CANADA: Greater Toronto area transport agency Metrolinx has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to provide track, signal and right-of-way maintenance services for its West Region.

The contract runs for three years with an option for a further two years.

Siemens Mobility currently provides signal and telecoms back-office support and fault control services at Metrolinx’s network operations centre in Oakville.

‘With a combination of our on-the-ground rail infrastructure maintenance experience and our suite of digital services, we can ensure up to 100% system availability’, said Johannes Emmelheinz, CEO of Customer Services at Siemens Mobility, when the latest contract was announced on February 22. ‘This will ultimately enhance the passenger experience and support passenger growth in the years ahead.’