Urban transport news from the Americas

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    Siemens Mobility CBTC for Salvador metro extension

    2021-05-07T05:00:00+01:00

    BRAZIL: Bahia state transport authority CTB has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to supply communications-based train control to support GoA2 attended semi-automatic train operation on a 5 km extension of Salvador metro Line 1 from Pirajá to Águas Claras/Cajazeiras, including two stations.

  • Stadler is to supply metro rolling stock to Atlanta from its factory in Salt Lake City.

    Atlanta metro car braking systems ordered

    2021-04-27T05:00:00+01:00

    USA: Knorr-Bremse’s local subsidiary has been awarded a contract ‘in the lower double-digit million euro range’ to supply braking systems for the metro cars which Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority has ordered from Stadler.

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    Chicago’s first Series 7000 metro cars enter passenger service

    2021-04-22T11:23:00+01:00

    USA: Chicago Transit Authority has begun testing its 10 prototype Series 7000 metro cars in revenue service on the Blue Line between Forest Park and O’Hare International Airport.

  • A C$500m financing package for the construction of a Réseau Express Métropolitain automated metro station at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport was announced on April 16.

    Montréal REM airport station financing package confirmed

    2021-04-16T13:40:00+01:00

    CANADA: A C$500m financing package for the construction of a Réseau Express Métropolitain automated metro station at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport was announced on April 16.

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    US supports Brazilian urban networks

    2021-04-12T15:33:00+01:00

    INTERNATIONAL: Brazil’s National Association of Passenger Rail Operators, ANPTrilhos has signed a technical co-operation agreement with the American Public Transportation Association, paving the way for the two organisations to exchange information and experience.

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    Dallas City Council backs DART D2 Subway plan

    2021-04-02T05:00:00+01:00

    USA: Dallas City Council has unanimously approved a resolution supporting the Dallas Area Rapid Transit D2 Subway project.

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