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Hitachi selected for Scottish EMU contract THE operator of the new ScotRail franchise Abellio confirmed on October 9 that it has selected Hitachi for a contract to supply at least 70 EMUs for use on regional services in central Scotland.
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MASSACHUSETTS state governor Mr Deval Patrick announced on October 22 that Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will recommend CNR Changchun as preferred supplier for a contract to supply 284 metro cars for Boston. The order comprises...
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THE TramRus joint venture of Transmashholding and Alstom announced on October 21 that it will deliver a prototype low-floor LRV to St Petersburg by December 1. The 25m-long vehicle, which will accommodate more than 200 passengers,...
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PRASARANA and CSR Zhuzhou, China, signed a contract for 30 additional six-car metro trains for Kuala Lumpur's Ampang Line at a ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur Hilton on October 21. Deliveries will commence next May and...
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STRASBOURG Transport (CTS) has signed a framework contract with Alstom for 50 Citadis low-floor LRVs, with an initial €41m order for 12 vehicles for Lines A and D, which are currently being extended. The 45m-long vehicles...
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STATE Railway of Thailand (SRT) signed a contract with CNR Corporation for 115 metre-gauge long-distance coaches at a ceremony in Bangkok on October 17. The order for stainless steel-bodied coaches includes first and standard class sleeper...
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LOS ANGELES County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has taken delivery of a pre-series LRV from Kinkisharyo under a contract for 78 vehicles awarded in April 2012.LACMTA exercised an option for another 97 cars in 2013...
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SERBIAN Railways (ZS) has signed two supplementary agreements with Russian Railways' (RZD) international subsidiary RZD International from its contract to reconstruct Pan-European Corridor 10 which was awarded in May 2013. The agreements are worth $US 150m...
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STADLER has handed over the first five-car Flirt EMU for Swedish open-access inter-city operator MTR Express, less than a year after receiving the order for six trains. MTR Express awarded Stadler a SFr 85m ($US 90m)...
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FINMECCANICA CEO Mr Mauro Moretti confirmed to a hearing of the industry committee of the Italian Senate on October 14 that the company has shortlisted CNR and Hitachi for the acquisition of its rail assets. Moretti...
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THE state government of New South Wales says a number of local and international companies have responded to an Expression of Interest (EOI) called earlier this year for a $A 2.8bn ($US 2.43bn) contract to...