All Latin America articles – Page 6

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    Metro Report International

    Salvador metro Line 2 opens


    BRAZIL: The initial section of the second metro line in Salvador opened on December 5. The first 2·2 km phase of Line 2 links Acesso Norte on Line 1 and Rodoviária, with an intermediate station at Detran. The initial section of Line 2 serves an area that is home ...

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    Metro Report International

    Santiago metro station contract awarded


    CHILE: Metro de Santiago has awarded a joint venture of Strukton International and Arrigoni Engineering & Construction a contract to build five underground stations on Line 3. Announcing its first Latin American project on November 23, Strukton said that the €46m contract covers civil, structural, architectural, and mechanical, electrical ...

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    Metro Report International

    Škoda to supply São Paulo monorail traction equipment


    BRAZIL: Škoda Electric has won a contract to supply traction equipment for the 10 five-car monorail vehicles that Scomi Engineering is supplying for São Paulo metro Line 17. The KC100m order follows the signing of a co-operation agreement between the two companies last year. According to Škoda, it ...

  • BVV supplied gauge-changing wheelsets for coaches which Stadler is building for Azerbaijan.
    Metro Report International

    Wheel and axle group to be sold to Chinese investor


    GERMANY: Georgsmarienhütte Holding GmbH has reached an agreement to sell 100% of its wheel and axle subsidiary GMH Railway Systems to group of Chinese investors led by Full Hill Enterprises Ltd. GMH Railway Systems includes Bochumer Verein Verkehrstechnik which is a certificated wheel and axle manufacturer for China’s high speed ...

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    Metro Report International

    First Guadalajara Line 3 train shipped


    MEXICO: The first of 18 trainsets that will operate on Guadalajara metro Line 3 has begun its journey from Alstom’s Barcelona factory in Spain and is due to arrive in Mexico by the end of November. As part of a contract signed in December 2014 for electro-mechanical systems, Alstom ...

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    Metro Report International

    Siemens to electrify high-altitude metro


    ECUADOR: The consortium of Acciona and Odebrecht which is building Quito Metro Line 1 has awarded Siemens a contract to supply electrification systems for the 22 km line. The scope of the contract announced on October 21 includes the supply of 46 km of rigid catenary, 6 km of conventional ...

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    Metro Report International

    Diesel tram-trains for Puebla


    MEXICO: Vossloh Rail Vehicles has delivered what it says are the first tram-trains in the Americas, two diesel vehicles ordered last year by the government of the state of Puebla. The new vehicles have been acquired as part of an 800m pesos project to introduce a tourist service over the ...