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BART Fleet of the Future train, source: BART

Bombardier to open new railcar assembly site in US

Bombardier Transportation plans to launch a railcar assembly site in Pittsburg, California, in the coming months. The new facility will produce trains for the commuter routes in the San Francisco Bay Area. Initially, the Pittsburg site...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens SD660 tram in Portland, source: Wikipedia

Siemens maintains 79 trams for Greater Portland

Siemens Mobility has concluded a new contract in the US. The German company will provide a mid-life overhaul service of 79 SD660 trams running in Greater Portland. The project will be completed in 2025. Siemens Mobility...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt train for DART_Texas, source: Stadler Rail

More diesel Flirt trains for Texas

Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail has concluded a new deal to deliver the Flirt trains to the state of Texas. The company will supply eight diesel vehicles of this type for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Opening of Stadler plant in Utah, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler opens first manufacturing plant in US

Swiss train producer Stadler Rail has opened its first manufacturing facility in the USA. The plant is located in Salt Lake City, close to the local international airport. The facility will produce the electric, diesel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler METRO train for Atlanta, source: Stadler

Largest rolling stock deal for Stadler

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has chosen Stadler as a supplier of new rolling stock for its heavy rail service. The Swiss company will deliver 127 METRO trains. The supply can be extended...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
GE locomotives, source: General Electric

GE Transportation merges with Wabtec

GE Transportation, the General Electric’s subsidiary specialised in manufacturing rolling stock and railway equipment, has merged with Wabtec Corporation. The U.S. technology company has sold more than half of GE Transportation shares. The remaining lesser...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens S70 tram in Houston, source: Wikipedia

Siemens to deliver more trams to Texas

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) has ordered 14 low-floor trams for the light rail system in Houston, Texas. After finalising the deal, the number of S70 Siemens-made trams on the Houston streets...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Flirt train at Dallas airport, source: Trinity Metro

Texas received first airport rail link

US public transportation agency Trinity Metro launched the 43-kilometre TEXRail commuter service between Dallas/Fort Worth International airport and Fort Worth downtown. The first train departed on 10 January. It is the first airport rail service...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Multilevel coaches for NJ Transit, source: Bombardier

Bombardier to deliver 1,000 coaches for US commuters

Bombardier Transportation will supply 113 Multilever III double-decker coaches for New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit). The deal worth 585 million Euros also includes an option for 886 additional passenger cars. The delivery of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko