Miami

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 first two-car metro train being supplied by Hitachi Rail Italy for Miami MetroRail has left the new Medley Plant in Florida after completing tests.
BRIGHTLINE, Florida’s new private passenger operator has confirmed that it will begin introductory express services in late July between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.
PRIVATELY-FUNDED passenger rail company Brightline showcased its first completed train for its new Florida intercity service on January 11, and it will begin testing on a 16km section in West…
MIAMI Beach commissioners voted unanimously on December 14 to delay the city’s $US 244m light rail project to await confirmation of plans for the Biscayne Bay Link transit connection between…
THE first pair of new-generation metro cars for Miami’s Metrorail network was unveiled at Hitachi Rail USA’s plant in Medley, Florida by the mayor of Miami-Dade County Mr Carlos Giménez…
The first private-sector investment in inter-city passenger rail in the United States for well over half a century is underway, with the first trains scheduled to enter service in mid-2017.…
MIAMI Beach City Commission has given the go-ahead to negotiate an interim agreement with the Alstom-led Greater Miami Transit Partners consortium, which has submitted the highest-ranking proposal for a light…
MIAMI-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organisation (MPO) adopted a resolution on April 21 endorsing the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (Smart) plan, which envisages the construction of six new urban rail lines…
HITACHI Rail USA officially opened its new 13,000m2 rail vehicle assembly plant at Medley, Florida, on March 16, when the mayor of Miami-Dade County Mr Carlos Gimenez inaugurated the facility…
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