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Mexico City tenders Line 12 extension THE government of the Federal District of Mexico City has begun tendering for the construction of the 4km extension of metro Line 12 from its western terminus at Mixcoac to an interchange with Line 1 at Observatorio.
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THE Bolivian Ministry of Public Works says it has received four bids from Chinese companies for a contract to construct a 130km railway from Motacusito in Santa Cruz province to Puerto Busch on the Paraguay...
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THE New Mexico Border Authority has selected HNTB to perform an extensive feasibility study of a new railway bypass and international border crossing with Mexico near Santa Teresa, close to the New Mexico-Texas state line. The...
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ALSTOM announced on October 15 that it has delivered the last of 10 eight-car 4000 series Metropolis EMUs to Rio de Janeiro suburban operator SuperVia. The stainless steel-bodied 3kV dc trains were built at Alstom's Lapa...
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MEXICO's Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) confirmed on October 15 that a Chinese consortium has submitted the only bid in an international tender for a contract to design, build, operate, and maintain a 210km...
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GE Transportation Brazil announced on October 9 that it has received the first order for its new metre-gauge ES43BBi Evolution diesel locomotive, which has been developed specifically for the Brazilian market. Paper manufacturer Klabin has purchased...
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THE government of the Federal District of Mexico City has begun tendering for the construction of the 4km extension of metro Line 12 from its western terminus at Mixcoac to an interchange with Line 1...
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BUENOS Aires metro authority Sbase has selected Siemens in a contract worth €30m to upgrade signalling, the depot operations centre, and to install a new passenger information system for the 5km, nine-station metro Line C. Siemens...
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ELECTRO-MOTIVE Diesel (EMD) has secured orders to supply a total of 34 SD70ACe locomotives to Mexico's Ferromex and Ferrosur. Ferromex's purchase of 19 units will bring its total fleet of SD70ACes to 116, while the acquisition...
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PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) has completed a feasibility study into a 30km north-south light rail line linking Guarulhos northeast of São Paulo with the districts of Santo André, São Bernardo, and São Caetano. The line...
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ARGENTINEAN President Mrs Christina Kirchner and transport and interior minister Mr Florencio Randazzo witnessed the unloading of the first new EMU cars for Buenos Aires' Mitre suburban lines on September 8. CSR Qingdao Sifang is supplying...

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