Thursday, September 29, 2011

New suburban line proposed for Amsterdam

PLANNED urban developments in eastern Amsterdam and Almere could be complemented by a new railway line that will run under the IJmeer Lake from Amsterdam…
THE transport ministers of France and Italy - Mr Thierry Mariani and Mr Altero Matteoli - have agreed to change the contribution each country will…
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

First subway cars leave Toronto for Lagos

TORONTO Transit Commission (TTC) has released the first of 255 cars which it has sold for operation on the new Blue Line under construction in…
THE rail transport activities of Siemens are to become part of a new fourth business unit in the company's corporate structure called the Infrastructure &…
FRENCH Rail Network (RFF) has decided to continue studying proposals for a new high-speed line to the south of Paris serving Orly Airport, following completion…
INDIAN Railways is drafting legislation to be introduced into the winter session of the Indian parliament to set up the National High-Speed Rail Authority (NHSRA)…
Thursday, September 22, 2011

CAF clinches Bucharest metro deal

BUCHAREST Metro operator Metrorex has selected CAF as its preferred supplier for a fleet of 16 new trains in a deal worth Euros 107.2m. CAF…
Thursday, September 22, 2011

UITP appoints new secretary general

MEMBERS of the executive board of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) have elected Mr Alain Flausch as the body's new secretary general. Flausch…
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Sao Paulo awards metro Line 5 CBTC contract

SÃO Paulo Metro (CMSP) has awarded Bombardier a Reais 171m ($US 106.1m) contract to supply its Cityflo 650 communications-based train control (CBTC) signalling solution for…
Monday, September 19, 2011

Alstom to supply dmus to Ottawa

OC TRANSPO, the urban transit service for Ottawa, Canada, has selected Alstom to supply six new Coradia Lint low-floor dmus for operation the 8km O-Train…
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