Wabtec Corporation said its MotivePower subsidiary has signed a $45 million contract with Metrolinx, an agency of the Province of Ontario and the regional transportation authority for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), to repower 11 locomotives with new engines and propulsion systems that meet significantly higher environmental standards.
Three rail projects costing a total of £60m have the potential to create more than 4,400 new jobs and boost the West Midlands economy by more than £370m a year, transport chiefs have told the Government.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) approved an $83.1 million loan guarantee to support the sale of six American-made locomotives, railroad cars, and mining equipment to the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC). This transaction supported 500 U.S. jobs across a range of American businesses in six states (Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin).
North American Light Rail Vehicle platform and game-changing electric mobility technology showcased in New-Orleans.
CSX has substantially cleared its track infrastructure affected by Hurricane Irene.
AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced that it has been awarded a US$35.5-million contract by the City of Edmonton, Canada, for its Southeast to West light rail transit (LRT) expansion.
The MTR Corporation has appointed Mr Wilson Shao to be Managing Director of Ngong Ping 360 Limited with effect from 6 October 2011.
Elder Octopus cardholders can continue to enjoy paying a flat fare of $2 per journey when using the MTR on Wednesdays, Saturdays and public holidays (excluding Sundays).
Buying a Guangzhou-Kowloon Through Train ticket to and from Dongguan or Guangzhou is more convenient than ever.
Effective Sunday, September 4, OC Transpo’s new fall service plan will introduce major route changes designed to provide a more streamlined, reliable and efficient transit network that will be financially sustainable into the future.
Since 17 vehicles for Chengdu Metro Line I were successfully delivered by CSR Sifang last year, the first vehicle for Chengdu Metro Line II, which was meticulously produced by CSR Sifang as well, was completed and shipped out of the factory on August 22.
China’s first batch of independently developed high-end light rail trains is exported to Europe, entering the highest-threshold rail transit market in the world.