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Construction begins on São Paulo Line 6 THE governor of the Brazillian state of São Paulo Mr Geraldo Ackmin officially launched construction on São Paulo metro Line 6 at a ceremony in the north of the city on April 13.
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PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) has awarded a Reais 21m ($US 7m) contract to the Brazilian subsidiaries of French engineering firms Setec and Egis to provide technical assistance and project management services for the construction...
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THE governor of the Brazillian state of São Paulo Mr Geraldo Ackmin officially launched construction on São Paulo metro Line 6 at a ceremony in the north of the city on April 13. The 13.5km north-south...
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THE first of 27 three-car DMUs being supplied by CNR for commuter services on the metre-gauge Belgrano Sur network in Buenos Aires rolled off the production line at the CNR Tianjin plant in eastern China...
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ARGENTINA's Train of the Clouds was revived on April 4, when the Salta provincial government took over operation of the tourist service. The twice-weekly train runs from the city of Salta high into the Andes mountains...
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ITALIAN State Railways (FS) engineering subsidiary Italferr has been awarded a contract by Consorzio Metro Linea 2, the PPP contractor building the second metro line in the Peruvian capital Lima, to provide engineering coordination and...
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BRAZILIAN intermodal operator Brado Logistics is planning a Reais 150m ($US 46.8m) investment to expand its operations to Brazil's north-south railway corridor, which is owned by Vale.Specifically Brado envisages introducing a combined road and river...
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A group of international investors has expressed an interest in financing a Reais 16bn ($US 5.1bn) port and rail project to create an export channel for minerals and agricultural products from the northern Brazillian state...
AFTER several years with very little activity, plans for a rail tunnel beneath the Peruvian Andes look set to move forward after Peru's minister of transport and communications José Gallardo announced studies will be launched...
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Passenger operation is due to begin this month on the first phase of a light rail network in the Brazillian port city of Santos. Keith Barrow previews Brazil's first modern electric LRT system. SITUATED on the...
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ALSTOM has secured a five-year contract worth around €2m from Trensurb, the operator of the metro network in Porto Alegre, to provide preventive maintenance services for the 15 Metropolis trains it recently delivered for Line...