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Trudeau inaugurates Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension THE first extension of the Toronto subway network outside the city’s municipal boundary, and the first addition to the system in 15 years, was inaugurated by Canadian prime minister Mr Justin Trudeau on December 15.
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THE first extension of the Toronto subway network outside the city’s municipal boundary, and the first addition to the system in 15 years, was inaugurated by Canadian prime minister Mr Justin Trudeau on December 15. The...
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THE three shortlisted bidders for design, build, finance and maintain contract for the $C 1.2bn ($US 933.6m) Finch West LRT project in Ontario, Canada, have submitted their proposals to Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx. The preferred...
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NEW JERSEY Transit (NJ Transit) has decided to exercise an option with Bombardier for 17 additional ALP45DP electro-diesel locomotives to replace life-expired motive power in its fleet. The total value of the contract with Bombardier is...
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THE first ACS-64 electric locomotive for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) has left Siemens’ plant in Sacramento, California, bound for Philadelphia. Septa’s chief press officer Mr Andrew Busch told IRJ that the first locomotive began its...
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LONG Island Rail Road (LIRR), a subsidiary of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Agency (MTA), has invited companies to prequalify for a tender to design, build, test, and deliver type M-9A passenger coaches for New York’s...
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THE first of 24 four-car trains being supplied by Hitachi Rail Italy to Metro-Dade County entered service on the two-line Metrorail network in Miami on November 30. The $US 313.8m order for 136 cars is being...
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THE mayor of Chicago Mr Rahm Emanuel announced on November 29 that the City of Chicago and Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to determine market interest in a private...
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SANTA Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has awarded a contract to WSP to manage the final phase of the extension of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (Bart) metro from Fremont to Silicon Valley. The $US 4.7bn...
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MASSACHUSETTS Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has selected GLX Constructors, a joint venture of Fluor Enterprises, The Middlesex Corporation, Herzog Contracting and Balfour Beatty Infrastructure for a contract to design and build Boston’s light rail Green...
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THE Mayor of San Francisco Mr Ed Lee and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) director of transportation Mr Ed Reiskin officially launched the city’s new fleet of Siemens S200 SF LRVs on November 17,...

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