Topic: Canada

Bombardier in merger talks with Alstom

After selling a major part of its aviation business, Canadian company Bombardier plans to get rid of the rail activities. It has started negotiations with the French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom on a possible merger....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Citadis tram on Confederation Line in Ottawa, source: O-Train Fans

Tram service inaugurated in Ottawa

Canada’s capital city of Ottawa has launched tram service on the Confederation Line. The 12.5-kilometre network consists of 13 stations and provides a good connection for passengers with the bus and train services in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Flexity tram in Waterloo, Canada, source: Grand River Transit

One more Canadian city launches tram network

Canadian Regional Municipality of Waterloo has opened its tram network. The light rail system provides a connection between Waterloo proper and the adjacent city of Kitchener. In the future, the line will be extended to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt train for Ottawa Trillium Line, source: Stadler

One more country will operate Flirt trains

Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail extends the geographical area for its Flirt trains. In mid-2021 the vehicles will appear in Canada to provide commuter service on the non-electrified expansions of the Trillium Line in the City...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Metropolis train for Montreal, source: Alstom

Alstom discloses train design for Greater Montreal

Alstom has unveiled the design of a Metropolis train developed for the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) automatic light-metro service in Greater Montreal. The combination of white, green and black colours allows a train to fuse with...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko