Americas urban rail news
The latest streetcar, light rail, subway, metro and commuter rail news news from North and South America, including the USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.
USA: The first trainset supplied by Hitachi Rail Italy entered service with Miami Metrorail on November 30, marking the first new rolling stock on the network since it opened to passengers in 1984. Miami-Dade Transit placed a ... more
USA: New York MTA has put a mock-up of a future R211 metro car on public display at 34 St-Hudson Yards station. To be displayed until December 6, the mock-up is being used to gather customer feedback on the proposed design. In ... more
USA: The award of a design and build contract for Boston’s Green Line light rail extension was approved by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on November 20. The winning bidder was the GLX Constructors joint venture led ... more
USA: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has selected Cubic Transportation Systems and John Laing as preferred bidder for a PPP contract to design, supply and operate a multimodal fare payment system. This will include ... more