CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have formally awarded the Connect 6ix consortium the Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations & Maintenance contract for the 15·6 km Ontario Line metro project in Toronto.
USA: The 18·3 km extension of the Washington metro Silver Line from Wiehle-Reston East to Dulles International Airport and Ashburn was opened for revenue service on November 15.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: The Monotel SDC consortium has been awarded a 36-month contract to provide construction supervision and commissioning services for the monorail under construction in Santiago de los Caballeros.
USA: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority General Manager Steve Poftak is to leave the Boston area transit agency in January.
USA: New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has approved an order for Kawasaki Rail Car to supply 640 more R211 metro cars from early 2025 for use on the Subway’s A and C lines and the Staten Island Railway.
USA: Hitachi Rail has unveiled the final designs for the $70m factory being built in Maryland to serve the North American rolling stock market.