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Canada commits $C 1.28bn to Montreal REM 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 Network (REM).
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RIDEAU Transit Group (RTG) has awarded Alstom a $C 300m ($US 227m) contract to supply 38 Citadis Spirit low-floor LRVs for the Stage 2 O-Train light rail expansion project in Ottawa, Ontario, which received federal...
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A financial agreement has been reached between all partners involved in the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex project to transform New York City’s James Farley Post Office into a world-class transport hub to relieve pressure on the...
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CANADIAN prime minister Mr Justin Trudeau announced on June 16 that the federal government will provide up to $C 1.1bn ($US 830m) through the Investing in Canada Plan for the Stage 2 expansion of Ottawa’s...
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ONTARIO Transportation Minister Mr Steve Del Duca visited Go Transit’s Willowbrook depot on June 15 to announce that the province has launched the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP) for the Go Rail Electrification programme. The TPAP...
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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 Network (REM). The federal government’s decision...
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DYNAMIC testing began on the Mexico - Toluca interurban line on June 12, when a CAF Civity EMU ran under its own power at slow speed between Zinacantepec and Pino Suárez stations. CAF is leading a...
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NEW York Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) has announced the launch of the Subway Library, an initiative between the New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Library, MTA and Transit Wireless, which will provide subway...
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THE board of trustees of Oklahoma City transport authority Embark signed a contract with Herzog Transit Services on June 2 for the operation and maintenance of the Oklahoma City Streetcar, which is due to open...
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BELT Railway of Chicago (BRC) has signed a $US 22m contract with Wabtec for the design, installation, testing and commission of Positive Train Control (PTC), which will be completed in 2018. Wabtec will provide BRC with...
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MITSUBISHI UFJ Lease and Finance (MUL) has finalised an agreement with Greenbrier for an exclusive manufacturing relationship for six years, including an order for 6000 wagons, which will be delivered between the fourth quarter of...

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