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Alstom consortium to complete Cuenca LRT THE Autonomous Municipal Decentralised Government of Cuenca, Ecuador, has selected the ACTN Consortium to complete the civil works for a 10km light rail line with 27 stations in this Unesco world heritage city.
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THE governor of the Brazilian state of São Paulo Mr Márcio França announced on April 17 that work will resume shortly on the 4.5km extension of Paulista Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) Line 9 (Emerald Line)...
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TRANSMASHHOLDING subsidiary TMH-Argentina has won a $US 29.7m contract for the maintenance of Chinese-built locomotives and rolling stock used by Argentinean Trains (TA) to operate services on the San Martin Line from Buenos Aires to...
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ITALFERR, a subsidiary of Italian State Railways (FS), has been appointed under a €41m contract by the G&S consortium as main designer for the project to upgrade the 37km Sarmiento line in the Argentine capital...
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RANDON Implementos, Brazil, inaugurated a new road trailer and railway wagon production facility at Araraquara in the state of São Paulo on March 28. The company has invested Reais 100m ($US 30m) in the 25,000 m²...
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PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) is set to open São Paulo suburban Line 13 (Jade) on March 31, which will provide a direct rail link to Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil’s busiest, for the first time. The...
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THE municipal government of Sorocaba, a city of 660,000 inhabitants in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, announced at Brazil’s first Seminar on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Infrastructure on March 15 that it will launch...
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THE Argentinean government confirmed on March 13 that the $US 2.3bn first phase of the Buenos Aires RER project will be implemented as a public-private partnership (PPP). Details of the project were unveiled to representatives of...
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THE government of the Brazilian state of São Paulo confirmed on March 1 that tendering will begin this month for contracts to build the second phase of the Baixada Santista light rail network, which serves...
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STADLER Rail has been selected for a contract to supply 12 LRVs for the initial phase of the 40.4km interurban light rail network in Bolivia’s fourth largest city Cochabamba. The three-section Metelitsa LRVs will be 33m...
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THE City of Buenos Aires has launched a tender through metro authority Sbase for a concession to operate the metro network in the Argentinean capital for 12 years from January 2019. The contract will include an...

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