Montreal

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on April 12 to mark the start of construction on Montreal’s Metropolitan Electric Network (REM), the new 67km automated light metro for the Canadian city.
CANADIAN prime minister, Mr Justin Trudeau, and the premier of Quebec, Mr Phillippe Couillard, announced on April 9 that federal and provincial funding will be made available for the extension…
MONTREAL Metropolitan Transport Network (RTM) has unveiled a $C 450m ($US 344.7m) five-year plan to improve service reliability on all of its lines with investment in infrastructure, rolling stock, operations,…
CDPQ Infra says construction will begin in April on Montreal’s Metropolitan Electric Network (REM), a new 67km automated light metro, following the announcement of the winners of the engineering, procurement…
CANADIAN prime minister Mr Justin Trudeau announced on June 15 that the federal government will contribute $C 1.28bn ($US 960m) towards the $C 6.04bn cost of constructing Montreal’s Metropolitan Electric…
IRJ at UITP Global Summit 2017: CDPQ Infra's ambitious plans to develop Metropolitan Electric Network (REM), a new 67km double-track automated light metro in Montreal, remain on schedule in spite…
The UITP will hold its 62nd Global Public Transport Summit in Montreal this month. Secretary general Alain Flausch explained to David Briginshaw that the UITP is keen to help its…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has announced that its subsidiary, Network Rail Consulting (NRC), has expanded its operations in North America and appointed a new vice-president to lead its…
CDPQ Infra, a subsidiary of Canadian institutional fund manager Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec, announced on November 25 that it has revised the specification for its proposed Montreal…
BOMBARDIER announced on November 22 that it has been awarded an eight-year contract by Montreal’s Metropolitan Transport Agency (AMT) for to operate its six-line commuter rail network and maintain its…
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