Peoplemover & monorail – Page 2

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    Cairo Monorail site characterisation contract awarded


    EGYPT: Arab Contractors has awarded Fugro a contract to undertake geophysical and geotechnical investigations for the second phase of the Cairo Monorail project. Fugro is to deploy up to 15 geotechnical drilling rigs along the 43 km route of the planned Giza to October 6 City ...

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    Mexico City expands urban cable car network


    Cablebus 2 MEXICO: Italian manufacturer Leitner ropeways announced on March 2 that a further two Cablebús 2 urban cable car lines are expected to open in Mexico City by mid-2021. The two routes totalling 10·6 km are under construction in the southeastern district of Iztapalapa ...

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    Salvador monorail construction starts


    Skyrail Bahia BRAZIL: The Skyrail Bahia consortium led by Chinese conglomerate BYD and Metrogreen began construction of the 19·2 km Orange monorail line in Salvador, on February 12. The R$2bn project includes two lines to be constructed in the state capital under a ...

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    Metro de Panamá awards Line 3 contract


    PANAMA: Metro de Panamá awarded the HPH joint venture of South Korean companies a US$2·5bn,54-month contract for the construction of Line 3 on February 4. The joint venture of Hyundai Engineering Construction Co, POSCO and Hyundai Engineering Co beat bids from China Railway Group, ...

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    Beijing Capital International Airport peoplemover to be upgraded


    CHINA: A consortium of CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems and Bombardier NUG Signalling Solutions Co has been awarded a 215m yuan contract to upgrade the automated peoplemover at Beijing Capital International Airport. This includes upgrading 18 existing Bombardier Innovia APM 100 cars and supplying an additional ...

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    AirTrain JFK peoplemover contract renewed


    USA: Port Authority of New York New Jersey has renewed Bombardier Transportation’s contract to operate and maintain the AirTrain JFK peoplemover at John F Kennedy International Airport. The contract announced on December 30 is worth $309m over five years. Bombardier was part of ...

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    Luton Airport peoplemover bridge installed


    UK: A bridge that will carry the future Luton DART peoplemover over the A1081 road has been slid into place by contractor VolkerFitzpatrick-Kier. The 80 m long, 1 000 tonne structure had been assembled off-site over eight months, and was then moved around 900 m to ...

  • Bombardier Transportation is to operate and maintain the SFO AirTrain automated peoplemover at San Francisco International Airport.
    Metro Report International

    SFO AirTrain operating contract awarded


    USA: The City & County of San Francisco has awarded Bombardier Transportation a new contract to operate and maintain the SFO AirTrain automated peoplemover at San Francisco International Airport. The contract is worth $220m over 10 years, and has an option for an additional five years. Bombardier supplied the SFO ...

  • The second phase of the Mumbai monorail was opened by Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, on March 3.
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    Mumbai monorail Phase 2 opens


    INDIA: The second phase of the Mumbai monorail was opened by Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, on March 3. The 11·3 km Phase 2 runs from Wadala to Sant Gadge Maharaj Chowk, and is an extension of the 8·3 km Phase 1 from Chembur to Wadala which opened in ...

  • BYD has signed a PPP contract to build a monorail in Salvador.
    Metro Report International

    BYD signs Salvador monorail contract


    BRAZIL: Governor of Bahia Rui Costa has signed a PPP concession with a consortium of BYD Brazil and Metrogreen, which is to build and operate a straddle monorail line in Salvador. The BYD-led consortium had signed an initial agreement in May 2018. With the contract signing, work can now ...

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    Mumbai monorail operating contract terminated


    INDIA: Citing a ‘failure to perform and fulfil contractual obligations’, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has taken over operation of the Mumbai monorail after terminating the contact held by the LTSE joint venture of Larsen & Toubro Ltd and Scomi Engineering. MMRDA insisted that services would continue to run ...

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    Hitachi to supply Panamá City monorail trains


    PANAMA: Metro de Panamá has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hitachi, Ansaldo STS and Mitsubishi Corp for the supply of vehicles and railway systems for Panamá City metro Line 3, the consortium announced on August 30. Hitachi will supply 28 six-car monorail trainsets, with Ansaldo STS to supply ...

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    BYD to build monorail line in Salvador


    BRAZIL: BYD has signed an agreement to build a monorail line in Salvador. The R$2·5bn project is to be built in two phases, with work due to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018. The 20 km coastal route will include a section that crosses the sea en route ...

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    Peoplemover opens at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport


    RUSSIA: An automated peoplemover opened at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on May 3. The 2 km cable-driven peoplemover links the newly opened Terminal B with terminals D, E and F on an underground alignment. Doppelmayr built the US$243m peoplemover and is providing 15 years of operations and maintenance under ...

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    Luton DART airport peoplemover construction begins


    UK: A groundbreaking ceremony on April 17 offically launched construction of the £225m Luton DART peoplemover which will link Luton Airport Parkway station with the airport terminal. Civil works for the 2·1 km line are being undertaken by a joint venture of VolkerFitzpatrick and Kier. The double-shuttle, fully-automated cable-driven ...

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    Driverless peoplemover opens in Shanghai


    CHINA: Shanghai’s Pujiang Line automated peoplemover opened to passengers on March 31. The 6·6 km elevated route runs from the southern terminus of metro Line 8 at Shendu Gonglu to Huizhenlu in Pujiang, serving six stations. The line is expected to carry 73 000 passengers a day, with services running ...

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    Bombardier wins Bukit Panjang upgrade contract


    SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority has awarded Bombardier a S$344·3m contract to upgrade the Bukit Panjang peoplemover. This will include new vehicles, signalling and electrification. Work is due to commence this year on modernising the 7·8 km automated line in the northwest of the city. The new vehicles and signalling ...

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    CRRC unveils new-generation monorail train


    CHINA: CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co presented its ‘new generation’ straddle monorail vehicle for low- and medium-capacity routes on February 1. CRRC Changchun has drawn on its experience of supplying 770 monorail sets since 2004. The manufacturer says that the use of carbon fibre composite for some components makes ...

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    Los Angeles airport peoplemover bidder selected


    USA: A consortium of ACS Infrastructure Development (Iridium), Dragados USA, Hochtief PPP Solutions, Flatiron, Fluor, Balfour Beatty and Bombardier has been selected as preferred bidder for a PPP concession to build and operate a peoplemover at Los Angeles International Airport. The $1·95bn concession covers the construction and 25 years ...

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    Denver airport peoplemover contract renewed


    USA: The City & County of Denver has renewed its contract for Bombardier Transportation to provide operations and maintenance for the peoplemover at Denver International Airport. The $150m seven-year contract takes effect on January 1 2018. Bombardier supplied the Innovia APM automated system and has been operating and maintaining ...