Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have issued a request for qualifications for a contract to finance and build the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project.

Lakeshore East – East Corridor Expansion procurement begins

24 Mar 2017

CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have issued a request for qualifications for a contract to finance and build the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project in the Greater Toronto ... more

Los Angeles confirms Chinese metro car order

24 Mar 2017

USA: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has issued CRRC MA Corp with a Notice to Proceed with the supply 64 HR4000 metro cars, the agency confirmed on March 23. The Chinese ... more

Rhein-Ruhr transport authority VRR has awarded Transdev a contract to manage its ticket distribution systems (Photo: VRR).

Rhein-Ruhr ticketing contract awarded

23 Mar 2017

GERMANY: Following a European tender, Rhein-Ruhr transport authority VRR has awarded Transdev a contract to manage its ticket distribution systems for 11 years from December 1 2019, when the current ... more

Capital Metro in Austin has taken delivery of two more Stadler GTW diesel multiple-units.

Capital Metro takes delivery of more Stadler DMUs

23 Mar 2017

USA: Stadler has delivered two more GTW 2/6 diesel multiple-units to Capital Metro in Austin after a one-month journey from its Bussnang factory in Switzerland. After being carried by ship to the port of Galveston, the trains ... more

Transport for West Midlands is to take over the day-to-day operations of the Midland Metro light rail line.

Transport for West Midlands to take Midland Metro in-house

22 Mar 2017

UK: Transport for West Midlands is to take over the day-to-day operations of the Midland Metro light rail line when the current contract held by National Express ends in October 2018. ‘Metro is embarking on an unprecedented ... more

Boston Orange Line metro car mock-up receives official visit

22 Mar 2017

USA: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker visited a mock-up of the metro car design that CRRC is supplying for Boston’s Orange Line at MBTA’s Wellington Yard on March 21, accompanied by Secretary of Transportation Stephanie ... more

Santiago – Nos suburban line opens

21 Mar 2017

CHILE: President Michelle Bachelet attended the inauguration of a new suburban rail service in Santiago on March 17. The 21 km route runs south from the city’s main station at Alameda to Nos, serving 10 stations on an ... more