September 21, 2016
The Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) in Mexico has announced plans to allocate MXN738.75 million for the expansion of the Mexico City Metro Line 9 by 1.4 km to the Observatory station.
September 19, 2016
The Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) has announced that it will provide resources required for the construction of two lines of the metro bus rapid transit (BRT) system.
September 16, 2016
Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC), the government body responsible for the Mexico City Metro, has awarded Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) a USD184.37-million contract to supply 10 trains for Line 1 from June 2016 onwards.
September 13, 2016
The federal government of Mexico has significantly increased allocation in the budget for the Mexico-Toluca Intercity Train and Guadalajara light rail transit (LRT) Line 3 based on a recommendation by the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (SHCP) to increase funding by 35 per cent and 151 per cent, respectively.
September 12, 2016
The São Paulo's Department of Metropolitan Transport/Secretaria dos Transportes Metropolitanos (STM) has awarded a EUR235-million contract to the TC-Linha 4 Amarela consortium for constructing metro Line 4 Phase II by 2019.
September 8, 2016
The Transport Ministry of Argentina has announced plans to invest around USD14 billion to rehabilitate seven commuter rail lines (Mitre, San Martin, Sarmiento, Roca, Belgrano Sur, Norte Belgrano and Urquiza).
August 16, 2016
Sistema de Transporte Colectivo, the transportation organization of the Federal District Government, has awarded CAF México a EUR164-million contract to supply of 10 pneumatic tyred-trains for Line 1 of the Mexico City Metro.
August 10, 2016
Sistema de Tren Eléctrico Urbano, locally known as SITEUR, has unveiled the design of the light-rail vehicles (LRVs) to be deployed by Alstom for light-rail transit (LRT) Line 3 in Guadalajara.
August 5, 2016
The Buenos Aires city government has awarded a USD63-million contract to Japan-based Marubeni Corporation to supply automatic train stop (ATS) technology for the Buenos Aires commuter rail network.
July 27, 2016
Peru-based Grana y Montero Ferrovias, the operator of Lima Metro Line 1, has awarded a USD200-million contract to France-based Alstom for supplying 20 six-car train sets and 19 new cars by 2019.