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Buenos Aires RER rolling stock tender launched ARGENTINA’s Ministry of Transport has launched an international tender for a contract to supply 1500 EMU cars for the Buenos Aires RER network, which will bring high-frequency services to suburban lines in the capital.
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ALSTOM has begun delivery of an additional batch of 139 Metropolis 9000 metro cars for Lima metro. The first vehicles were transported by road from Alstom’s plant at Santa Perpetua de Mogoda near Barcelona to the...
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ELECTRIC services on Buenos Aires’ suburban Roca Line were finally extended to the state capital La Plata on October 18 following the completion of electrification works on the 9.6km branch from City Bell. Services to La...
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ARGENTINA’s Ministry of Transport has launched an international tender for a contract to supply 1500 EMU cars for the Buenos Aires RER network, which will bring high-frequency services to suburban lines in the capital. According to...
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COSTA Rica’s national railway Incofer has announced it plans to order eight new passenger trains before the end the year. The $US 52m order, which will be placed in December, is being financed by the Central...
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TRANSMASHHOLDING, Russia, announced on September 21 that it has signed a contract with Cuban import agency Tradex for 28 four-car DMUs for Cuban Union Railways (UFC). The order is worth €135m and includes the provision of...
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BRAZIL will launch public consultation on September 29 for Ferrogrão, a 1142km railway linking the grain-producing region of the mid-west with the Tapajós River, a major tributary of the Amazon. The line will connect Sinop in...
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THE Brazilian city of Salvador extended its metro network to 29km on September 11, when the governor of the Brazilian state of Bahia, Mr Rui Costa, joined passengers for an inaugural trip on the 7.5km...
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SÃO Paulo Metro opened a 2.8km northeastern extension of Line 5 on September 6, adding three new stations to the city’s steadily expanding metro network. The new stations at Alto da Boa Vista, Borba Gato and...
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PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) has finally signed a Reais 316.7m ($US 101.6m) contract with a consortium of CRRC Sifang and Brazilian company Temoinsa to supply eight eight-car trains for the Line 13, which will...
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LIMA Metro has awarded a €2.1m two-year contract to a consortium of Catalunya Railways (FGC) and Spanish consultant engineering company Ardanuy to supervise infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance on Line 1.In addition to supervising maintenance,...

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