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Kiewit–Parsons to build Los Angeles Gold Line LRT Foothill extension, US 

August 15, 2019
The Kiewit–Parsons joint venture (JV) has secured a USD805.6 million contract to design and construct the first 14.5 km of the 19.8-km-long Foothill extension of the Los Angeles Gold Line light rail transit (LRT), from Glendora to Pomona.

New Flyer to supply 68 buses in British Columbia, Canada 

August 14, 2019
New Flyer of America Incorporated (New Flyer) has secured a contract to supply 68 12.2-metre (40-foot), heavy-duty, compressed natural gas (CNG) Xcelsior buses to BC Transit Corporation (BC Transit).

New Flyer to supply buses in Chicago, US 

August 12, 2019
New Flyer of America Incorporated (New Flyer) has secured a contract to supply 75 clean-diesel Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses to Pace and 50 heavy-duty Xcelsior clean-diesel buses to the Connecticut Department of Transport (CTDOT).

New Flyer to supply CNG buses in Omaha, US 

August 6, 2019
New Flyer of America Incorporated (New Flyer) has secured a contract from the Transit Authority of the City of Omaha (Omaha Metro) to supply 10 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) buses.

Latin America

Blanco y Negro Masivo SA delivers 47 buses in Cali, Colombia 

August 9, 2019
Colombia-based Blanco y Negro Masivo SA has delivered 26 electric buses and 21 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to Cali.

Neobus delivers 150 buses in Minas Gerais, Brazil 

August 8, 2019
Brazil-based Neobus has completed the delivery of 150 New Mega buses to Minas Gerais urban transport operators as part of their fleet renewal programmes.

Six bids shortlisted for Bogotá Metro, Colombia 

May 1, 2019
Empresa Metro de Bogotá (EMB), the developer of Bogotá Metro, has announced that six consortia have pre-qualified to develop and operate the upcoming metro system in the city.

Camargo Corrêa to build Salvador Metro extension, Brazil 

April 30, 2019
The CCINFRA–TSEA–EPC Consortium, led by Brazil-based Camargo Corrêa, has secured a BRL424.67 million contract to develop a 4.7-km-long extension of Salvador Metro Line 1.

Asia Pacific

KEC International secures contracts for urban rail projects in India 

August 20, 2019
India-based KEC International has secured two contracts for the Delhi–Meerut regional rapid transit system (RRTS) and the Kochi Metro Phase 1A projects.

Alstom Transport Australia selected as preferred proponent for METRONET Railcar Program, Australia 

August 18, 2019
Alstom Transport Australia has been selected as the preferred proponent for Perth’s METRONET Railcar Program.

Hyundai Rotem delivers two electric trains in Tunisia 

August 16, 2019
South Korea-based Hyundai Rotem has delivered two electric trains for operation on Lines E and D of Tunisia’s rapid rail network being developed by the Société du Réseau Ferroviaire Rapide du grand Tunis / Fast Rail Network Company of Greater Tunis (RFR).

Pune Metro rolling stock contract awarded, India [free access]

August 16, 2019
A consortium led by India-based Titagarh Wagons has secured a contract from Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MAHA-METRO).


Volvo to supply 10 buses for Metrobús Line 1, Mexico 

August 19, 2019
Sweden-based Volvo Buses has secured a contract from Corredor Insurgentes SA (CISA), the operator of Line 1 of Mexico City’s bus rapid transit (BRT) system Metrobús, to supply 10 bi-articulated buses for the line.

Solaris to supply electric buses in Italy and Poland 

August 16, 2019
Solaris has secured two contracts in two different countries from two different authorities to supply electric buses.

Mercedes Benz delivers 130 buses to OMSA, Dominican Republic 

August 13, 2019
Mercedes Benz has delivered a fleet of 100 rigid and 30 articulated buses to Oficina Metropolitana De Servicios De Autobuses (OMSA), the public transportation authority of Santo Domingo.

GAZ to supply electric buses in Vladivostok, Russia 

August 12, 2019
GAZ Group has secured a contract to supply two electric buses and a charging station in Vladivostok, Russia.

Middle East & Africa

Careem launches on-demand bus service in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 

June 10, 2019
UAE-based ride-sharing application (app) Careem has launched on-demand bus service in Jeddah.

SAPTCO subsidiary to operate buses in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

June 9, 2019
Public Transportation Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia Public Transport Company (SAPTCO), has received approval from Riyadh Development Authority to operate buses in Riyadh.

Minrav to construct Tel Aviv LRT Red Line underground stations, Israel 

May 28, 2019
Minrav Engineering and Building, a subsidiary of Israel-based Minrav, has secured an ILS283 million contract from Tel Aviv Metropolitan Mass Transit System (NTA) to construct six underground stations of the Tel Aviv light rail transit (LRT) Red Line.

Alsa-City Bus to launch bus service in July 2019, Morocco 

May 9, 2019
Alsa-City Bus, a joint venture (JV) of Morocco-based City Bus and Spain-based ALSA has announced plans to launch a public bus transport service in the Rabat-Sale-Kenitra Region in July 2019.