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New Flyer to supply electric buses to San Francisco 

May 23, 2017
Canada-based New Flyer has secured a contract to supply additional 33 Xcelsior XT60 electric buses for the city of San Francisco.

Siemens and Brookville Equipment to supply Phoenix Valley Metro LRVs [free access]

May 23, 2017
Valley Metro Rail has awarded two contracts to procure light rail vehicles (LRVs) for expansion of its light rail transit (LRT) network in Phoenix, Arizona.

Wabtec to provide train control system for SFRTA commuter rail 

May 18, 2017
Wabtec Corporation has signed a USD160-million contract with South Florida Regional Transportation Authority to install positive train control (PTC) system on its commuter rail.

KCSA appoints consultants for KC Streetcar extension 

May 18, 2017
The consortium of HDR, Burns & McDonnell, HNTB, Trekk Design Group, Hg Consult, Parson + Associates, VSM Engineering and Architectural & Historical Research has been appointed as architects, engineers and consultants by the Kansas City Street Authority (KCSA) to conduct a study for the Kansas City (KC) Streetcar south extension project.



Latin America


La Regional VSA introduces new buses in Mexico 

May 14, 2017
La Regional VSA, the passenger transport service provider, has deployed 20 new buses in San Cristóbal.

TBM and Ayesa to supervise Lima Metro Line 1 extension 

May 4, 2017
Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) and consultancy firm Ayesa have secured a USD6.8-million contract to supervise the Lima Metro Line 1 extension.

Volvo buses commences operations in Mexico 

April 27, 2017
Mexican passenger transport company Grupo ADO has deployed 45 Volvo 9800 buses on the route between Pachuca (Hidalgo) to Mexico City.

Alstom begins delivering rolling stock for Panama Metro 

April 27, 2017
Alstom has delivered the first train for service on Panama Metro Line 1.



Asia Pacific


Iveco delivers first Urbanway buses to Astana, Kazakhstan 

May 22, 2017
France-based Iveco Bus has supplied the first batch of Urbanway buses to Astana LRT LLP, the municipal transport company in Kazakhstan.

CRRC Zhuzhou unveil first Lahore Metro train, Pakistan 

May 15, 2017
CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Company Limited has unveiled the first of the 27 five-car trains for the Orange Line of Lahore Metro in China.

UniVision Engineering to supply unified IP-based CCTV for Hong Kong MTR 

May 15, 2017
UniVision Engineering Limited has secured a HKD389.4 million contract from Hong Kong MTR Corporation Limited to supply, design, install and maintain a unified Internet Protocol (IP) based closed circuit television (CCTV) system, which will replace the analogue CCTV system and the IP CCTV system.

BYD to build electric bus plant in Ecuador 

May 12, 2017
China-based Build Your Dreams (BYD) Company has signed an agreement with the Government of Ecuador to construct an electric bus plant in the country with the capacity to produce 300 buses per year.



Europe


NXP introduces new integrated passenger transport ticket for Slovenia 

May 23, 2017
Netherland-based NXP Semiconductors, in collaboration with Slovenia-based Margento, has delivered a multilateral passenger transport ticket for Slovenia, as part of the country’s 15-month project to simplify public transportation.

Mercedes-Benz to begin producing electric buses by mid-2018 

May 19, 2017
The Mercedes-Benz division of Germany-based Daimler AG has announced plans to begin producing an electric version of its Citaro bus from mid-2018.

Stadler rolls out first Giruno EMU for Gotthard Base Tunnel 

May 19, 2017
Switzerland-based Stadler has rolled out the first complete EC250 Giruno low-floor electric multiple unit (EMU) for Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) to deploy on the Zürich-Milan route through the Gotthard Base Tunnel from end-2019 and on the Frankfurt-Milan route thereafter.

Tatra-Yug unveils new articulated three-segment tram model, Ukraine 

May 16, 2017
Ukraine-based train manufacturer, Tatra-Yug, has unveiled a new three-segment tram model, K1M6.



Middle East & Africa


Mercedes-Benz and MAN to supply buses for Riyadh 

May 23, 2017
The Public Transport Company (PTC) joint venture (JV), comprising Germany-based Mercedes-Benz and MAN, has secured a contract to supply 1,000 buses for the bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Riyadh.

Yuksel Insaat commences construction on Riyadh BRT 

May 14, 2017
Turkey-based Yuksel Insaat has started construction on the final phase of the Riyadh bus rapid transit (BRT) project under a USD507-million contract secured in December 2016.

Alstom Cital delivers first tram in Setif, Algeria 

April 18, 2017
Alstom has delivered the first tram for the Setif Tramway East-West Line in Algeria.

RZD International to upgrade Tehran-Mashhad railway line, Iran 

April 6, 2017
Russia-based RZD International has secured a EUR1.2-billion contract from the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways for the electrification of the 495-km long Garmsar-Incheh Borun stretch of the Tehran-Mashhad railway line.