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Proterra to supply electric buses for Raleigh-Durham International Airport 

August 22, 2017
Proterra has secured a USD1.6-million contract to supply four electric Catalyst E2 buses and related charging infrastructure for the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) will fund the procurement.

San Joaquin RTD to deploy Proterra electric buses on BRT 

August 21, 2017
San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) has announced plans to replace its existing fleet on the Express Route 44 bus rapid transit (BRT) system with 100 per cent electric buses.

New Flyer to supply diesel buses to Winnipeg Transit, Canada 

August 18, 2017
Winnipeg Transit has awarded a contract to New Flyer to supply 70 12.19-metre (40-foot) long Xcelsior clean diesel buses in 2018.

RfPs issued for Hurontario LRT DBFOM; contract to be awarded in 2018 [free access]

August 18, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued request for proposals (RfPs) from three shortlisted consortia to design, build, finance, operate and maintain (DBFOM) the Hurontario light-rail transit (LRT) system in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Latin America

Higer to provide CNG buses for Queretaro BRT, Mexico 

August 22, 2017
Public transport operator Quertaro Móvil QroBús has awarded a contract to supply 222 buses to China-based Higer.

JCDecaux secures advertising contract for São Paulo Metro, Brazil 

August 10, 2017
JCDecaux has signed the 10-year advertising concession contract for the São Paulo Metro.

Alexander Dennis delivers double-decker buses for Mexico City BRT 

July 28, 2017
UK-based Alexander Dennis has delivered the first six double-decker buses for service on Line 7 of the Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Mexico City.

Hyundai-Rotem delivers train for São Paulo commuter Line 7, Brazil 

July 24, 2017
Hyundai-Rotem has delivered a train to Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitans (CPTM) for service on commuter rail Line 7 in São Paulo.

Asia Pacific

CVCC-VNC consortium commences construction on Kochi Metro, India 

August 20, 2017
A consortium comprising Cherian Varkey Construction Company (CVCC) and Vijay Nirman Constructions (VNC) has started construction on the 9-km long elevated section of Kochi Metro from Maharajas College to Thaikoodam section of the Kochi Metro.

BYD to supply electric buses to VTA 

August 17, 2017
China-based Build Your Dreams (BYD) has secured a contract from Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) to supply four electric buses, which will be delivered in June 2018.

MHI to supply 11 AGT trains for Hiroshima Rapid Transit Astram Line, Japan 

August 17, 2017
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has secured a contract from Hiroshima Rapid Transit Company Limited to supply 11 six-car automated guideway transit (AGT) train sets for the Astram Line (Line 1).

Korean consortium to build Jakarta LRT 

August 14, 2017
A South Korean consortium comprising Korea Rail Network Authority (business management), Daea TI Company Limited (signals), Samjin Company Limited (electric power), Woojin Industrial Systems (inspection) and LG CNS (screen doors) has secured the USD87.8 million contract to build railroad system for the first section of Line 1 of Jakarta Light Rail Transit (LRT) in Indonesia.


Solaris to supply five Urbino electric buses for Boreal Norge AS, Norway 

August 21, 2017
Solaris has secured a contract from operator Boreal Norge AS to supply five Urbino 12 electric buses for service on Lines 10 and 13 in Kristiansand.

Stadler to supply 11 suburban trains for MÁV-Start Zrt, Hungary 

August 21, 2017
Spain-based Stadler Rail has secured a HUF60.5-billion contract from MÁV-Start Zrt, Hungarian national rail operator, to supply 11 KISS double-decker electric multiple units (EMUs).

ZTM awards three contracts to procure 38 bus vehicles, Poland 

August 21, 2017
Zarzad Transportu Miejskiego (ZTM) has awarded three contracts of total value PLN70.4 million for supply of total 38 new bus vehicles.

Spain’s FGV awards rolling stock contract to Stadler; to develop mobile app 

August 17, 2017
Stadler Rail Valencia has secured a EUR43.3-million contract from the Valencian Government Railways/Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV) to supply six bi-mode (diesel and electric) multiple units for Line 9 (Benidorm-Dénia) of Tram d'Alacant in Spain.

Middle East & Africa

Kinki Sharyo delivers trains for Doha Metro, Qatar 

August 22, 2017
Japan-based Kinki Sharyo has delivered four trains for service on Phase I of Doha Metro.

TATA Motor buses deployed in Mbour metropolitan area, Senegal 

August 16, 2017
The Executive Council of Urban Transport in Dakad (CETUD) has deployed 38 buses for inter-commune transit service in the Mbour metropolitan area.

Chinese JV to build Cairo LRT, Egypt 

August 16, 2017
The Transport Ministry of Egypt has signed a USD1.24-billion agreement with a consortium of China based AVIC International and China Railway Group Limited for the construction of light rail transit (LRT) line in Cairo.

BYD to supply electric buses in Haifa, Israel 

August 16, 2017
Build Your Dream (BYD) has secured a contract to supply 17 single deck electric buses in Haifa for service by bus operator Egged.