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    South Korean consortium to build third Panamá City metro line

    2019-11-21T10:35:00+00:00

    PANAMA: Metro de Panamá has selected a South Korean consortium as preferred bidder to carry out civil works on the capital’s third metro line.

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    ​BYD to supply 379 electric buses to Bogotá

    2019-11-20T15:16:00+00:00

    COLOMBIA: Bogotá transport authority TransMilenio has ordered 379 electric buses from BYD, the Chinese supplier announced on November 15.

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    Work to resume on São Paulo metro Line 6 as Acciona comes on board

    2019-11-14T16:42:00+00:00

    BRAZIL: São Paulo State Transport Secretary Alexandre Baldy has confirmed that Acciona intends to buy a majority stake in the Move São Paulo consortium, so that construction of São Paulo metro Line 6 can resume.

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    Toronto backs Ontario Line

    2019-11-14T13:52:00+00:00

    CANADA: Four metro projects in the greater Toronto area with a combined budget of C$28·5bn are set to move ahead, after the city council voted to support an expansion package put forward by the Ontario provincial government rather than progressing its own projects.

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    Rio de Janeiro tram network completed

    2019-10-28T14:50:00+00:00

    BRAZIL: The final section of the VLT Carioca tram network in Rio de Janeiro was inaugurated on October 26, with passenger services beginning at noon.

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    Hurontario light rail contract awarded

    2019-10-24T13:01:00+01:00

    CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded Mobilinx Hurontario General Partnership a C$4·6bn contract to develop the Hurontario light rail project to the west of Toronto.

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