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GRUPO México has completed the acquisition of Florida East Coast Holdings (FEC), the owner of Florida East Coast Railway, through its transport business unit, Grupo México Transportes (GMXT).
METROPOLITAN Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (Marta) has selected Kapsch TrafficCom, Austria, to design, develop, implement, support, and maintain a turnkey regional mobile ticketing system covering the authority’s nearly 80.5km of…
CANADIAN engineering company SNC-Lavalin has confirmed the acquisition of consultancy company Atkins for a $C 3.6bn ($US 2.77bn).
THE Port Authority of New York/New Jersey has issued a request for information by July 20 from rail vehicle and component manufactures for the proposed LaGuardia Airtrain project.
CALGARY city council has approved the final alignment and 28 station locations for Calgary’s 46km Green Line project, the first phase of which is estimated to cost around $C 4.65bn…
VTG Rail, the US leasing subsidiary of VTG, Germany, has acquired the rolling stock assets of Redwood Rail, adding 1135 wagons to its fleet, and bringing VTG Rail’s total number…
AMTRAK has appointed long-time aviation executive Mr Richard Anderson as its president and chief executive officer, effective July 12.
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…
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…
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…
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