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Nippon Sharyo out, Siemens in for multi-state coach order CALIFORNIA Department of Transportation confirmed on November 8 that Sumitomo Corporation of America will now work with Siemens instead of Nippon Sharyo to deliver a $US 371m order for 137 coaches for California and Illinois.
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SOUND Transit’s board of directors voted on November 16 to approve a $US 26.5m order for five Liberty LRVs from Brookville Equipment Company, which are being acquired as part of the Tacoma Link Extension project. Deliveries...
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NJ Transit has issued a call for tender for the supply of 113 double-deck EMU cars with a closing date for bids of February 15 2018. NJ Transit also plans to invite bids early in...
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WHAT began with a 200-year flood event may now be brought to a close through legal action, as the Canadian government is following through with an ultimatum it issued to OmniTrax in October to repair...
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GENERAL Electric (GE) CEO Mr John Flannery announced on November 13 that the US conglomerate will sell its Transportation business along with its Industrial Solutions and Lighting activities within the next two years as it...
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FLORIDA East Coast Railway (FECR) has become the first North American railway to adopt liquefied natural gas (LNG) for its entire line-haul locomotive fleet. On November 9 FECR officially unveiled its modified fleet of 24 GE...
siemens-in-nippon-sharyo-out-for-multi-state-coach-order
CALIFORNIA Department of Transportation confirmed on November 8 that Sumitomo Corporation of America will now work with Siemens instead of Nippon Sharyo to deliver a $US 371m order for 137 coaches for California and Illinois. Under...
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CONSTRUCTION of the initial phase of the Ion light rail network in the Canadian city of Waterloo reached a milestone on November 7, when LRV testing began on a section of line close to the...
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THE Board of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has decided to exercise a $US 18.3m option with Talgo, Spain, to overhaul the remaining 36 of its 74 newest metro cars operating on the...
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KEOLIS, a subsidiary of French National Railways (SNCF), has signed a five-year deal with Canada’s Institute for Data Valorisation (Ivado) to share and analyse Big Data to help develop innovative mobility solutions.The deal was signed...
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AMTRAK inaugurated a new daily passenger service from Roanoke, Virginia, to Boston on October 31, marking the return of passenger trains to Roanoke for the first time in 38 years.Located in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains,...

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