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Alstom selected for Grand Paris Express rolling stock contract THE tendering committee of Société du Grand Paris (SGP) and the SGP-Ile-de-France Mobility coordination committee have approved the selection of Alstom as preferred bidder for a contract to supply around 1000 driverless metro cars for the Grand Paris Express metro network.
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WARSAW Metro has selected a consortium of Škoda Transportation and Škoda Vagonka as preferred bidders to supply 74 driving cars and 148 intermediate cars formed into 37 seven-car sets, with an option for eight additional...
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SÃO Paulo Metro (CMSP) will retrofit 88 platform screen doors in 36 of the Brazilian city’s busiest stations on the Blue, Green and Red lines, with the tender expected to be released later this year...
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THE first 96 Bombardier C30 metro trains for Stockholm Local Transport (SL) arrived in the Swedish capital on June 19, with the trains set to enter service on the Red Line in summer 2019.The 70m-long...
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SHENZHEN Airport has awarded the CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems (PBTS) joint venture a Yuan 453m ($US 69.9m) contract to install a Bombardier Innovia automated peoplemover (APM) 300 system.The PBTS joint venture will deliver an...
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SIEMENS unveiled the first Inspiro metro train for Bangkok at its consortium partner Bozankaya’s factory in Ankara on June 19, the first of 22 new four-car sets for the Thai capital’s Green Line extension.Bangkok Mass...
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THE latest section of Nizhniy Novgorod’s metro connecting the city centre to the newly-built Nizhniy Novgorod Stadium opened on June 13, less than a week before the Russian city hosted its first match of the...
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TRANSPORT for London (TfL) confirmed on June 15 that is has selected Siemens Mobility for a £1.5bn contract to design and build 94 new-generation Deep Tube trains to replace the entire Piccadilly Line fleet. More than...
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THE last of Budapest’s six-car metro sets has been returned to the Hungarian capital after being refurbished in Metrowagonmash, Russia, in a €220 million deal which included parts and service.The first set left Hungary in...
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AN ACS Group/Hochtief-led consortium has reached financial close on a $US 4.9bn public-private partnership (PPP) contract with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain an automated peoplemover (APM) at Los...
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ILE-de France Mobility, which is responsible for public transport in the Paris region, has unveiled the design for its fleet of RER New Generation (NG) trains which form part of its ambitious plans to replace...

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