Central/South America

SKYRAIL Bahia, a consortium of Build Your Dreams and Metrorail, has been selected for a Reais 1.53bn PPP ($US 420m) contract to construct and operate a 19.9km monorail line in…
BUENOS Aires City Council and Argentina’s Ministry of Urban Development and Transport inaugurated a 1km extension of metro Line H to Faculty of Law-Julieta Lanteri on May 17.
THE Brazilian government has revised the technical terms for the 1142km Ferrogrão project in an attempt to reduce costs and make the concession more attractive for private sector bidders.
THE governor of the Brazilian state of Bahia, Mr Rui Costa, inaugurated a 3.5km extension of metro Line 2 from Mussurunga to Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport on April…
CRRC Qingdao Sifang confirmed on April 24 that it has signed a $US 277.9m contract with Argentina’s Ministry of Transport to supply 200 EMU cars for the Buenos Aires suburban…
THE governor of the Brazilian state of São Paulo Mr Márcio França announced on April 17 that work will resume shortly on the 4.5km extension of Paulista Metropolitan Trains Company…
TRANSMASHHOLDING subsidiary TMH-Argentina has won a $US 29.7m contract for the maintenance of Chinese-built locomotives and rolling stock used by Argentinean Trains (TA) to operate services on the San Martin…
ITALFERR, a subsidiary of Italian State Railways (FS), has been appointed under a €41m contract by the G&S consortium as main designer for the project to upgrade the 37km Sarmiento…
RANDON Implementos, Brazil, inaugurated a new road trailer and railway wagon production facility at Araraquara in the state of São Paulo on March 28.
PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) is set to open São Paulo suburban Line 13 (Jade) on March 31, which will provide a direct rail link to Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil’s…
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