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.
July 25, 2016
Brazil's national ground transport agency, Agência Nacional de Transportes Terrestres (ANTT), has awarded contracts to carry out feasibility studies for a commuter rail connecting Brasilia to Luziânia in the state of Goiás.
July 13, 2016
The operator of Lima Metro Line 1, Graña y Montero (GyM), and Ferrovías of Argentina have signed a contract agenda with Peru's Transport and Communications Ministry to supply 20 trains and 39 carriages for Line 1 at a cost of USD410 million.
July 12, 2016
India-based Ibibo Group owned redBus.in has executed a binding agreement to acquire a majority stake in Peru-based bus ticketing platform Busportal (Empresa Digital Peruana S.A.C.) for an undisclosed amount.
June 30, 2016
Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC), the government body responsible for Mexico City Metro, has invested MXN140 million for refurbishing four trains, which are currently operating on Line 1.
June 22, 2016
Spain-based Sacyr Construcción has begun tunnelling work has begun on the 5.5 km Glorieta de la Normal to Plaza de la Bandera underground section of Guadalajara light-rail transit (LRT) Line 3.
June 15, 2016
Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC), the government body responsible for Mexico City Metro, has launched a tender to procure 10 rubber-tyred trains for Line 1 at an investment of MXN4 billion; and plans to seek a MXN20-billion loan to fund the refurbishment of 323 railcars.
June 15, 2016
Mexico-based bus manufacturer, Dina, has secured a MXN446.5-million contract to supply 148 buses for Mexico City as part of the Red de Transporte de Pasajeros (RTP) fleet renovation programme.