Urban transport news from the Americas

  • METROLINX

    Toronto metro project preferred bidders selected

    2022-09-16T10:00:00+01:00

    CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have announced the preferred proponents for the Toronto Ontario Line metro project’s Civil, Stations & Tunnel (South) and Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations & Maintenance PPP contracts.

  • President Luis Arce inaugurated two Mi Tren light rail routes in the city of Cochabamba on September 13.

    Cochabamba’s Mi Tren light rail services launched

    2022-09-15T13:54:00+01:00

    BOLIVIA: President Luis Arce inaugurated two Mi Tren light rail routes in the city of Cochabamba on September 13.

  • Ottawa O-Train DMU

    O-Train extension systems integration support contract awarded

    2022-09-09T08:00:00+01:00

    CANADA: Ricardo has been appointed to provide systems integration verification services for the southern extension of Ottowa’s DMU-operated O-Train Line 2.

  • Buenos Aires metro Line A

    Buenos Aires metro train overhaul

    2022-09-06T05:00:00+01:00

    ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires metro operator EMOVA has awarded Alstom a contract to overhaul five five-car trains over 19 months.

  • Boston Green Line Type 10 CAF light rail vehicle

    CAF to supply 102 Type 10 Supercar light rail vehicles to Boston

    2022-09-02T14:42:00+01:00

    USA: The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority board has awarded CAF USA a contract to supply 102 light rail vehicles for Boston’s Green Line.

  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority opened an extension of Philadelphia’s Media/Wawa Regional Rail Line from Elwyn to Wawa

    SEPTA extends services to reopened Wawa station

    2022-08-30T12:00:00+01:00

    USA: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority opened an extension of Philadelphia’s Media/Wawa Regional Rail Line from Elwyn to Wawa on August 21. SEPTA trains last served the area in September 1986, and the opening marks the first extension of its rail services since the Airport Line in 1985.

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