TriMet and MTS, the public transport providers in the metropolitan areas of Portland and San Diego have ordered 51 new trams from Siemens Mobility. The S700 low-floor vehicles will replace the old types of rolling...Read more
German technology company Vossloh Group has invested 6 million Dollars (around 5.3 million Euros) in Cleveland Track Material, its manufacturing facility in Memphis, state of Tennessee. The money was allocated for acquirement and installation of...Read more
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.
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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.
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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
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
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
Alstom has concluded a deal with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to supply a new generation of a signalling system for the Red and Orange lines of Boston Metro, officially known as MBTA subway....Read more
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
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
The US state of Washington wants to launch an ultra-high-speed rail service to neighbouring Canada. The bullet trains will ride at a maximum speed of 400 kilometres per hour linking the cities of Portland and...Read more
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
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
Siemens Mobility has secured two multimillion orders for supplying Charger diesel locomotives to North American carriers. The first deal worth 744 million Euros was awarded by US national railway operator Amtrak for the delivery of...Read more