May 10, 2013
Bogota has signed the contract for conducting feasibility studies and drawing up the final designs of the first line of the city’s metro system with a Spain-based consortium L1, comprising Euroestudios Idom and Jimenez Cano.
May 1, 2013
Drive systems manufacturer Voith has placed an order with Germany-based MAN to provide an additional 68 under-floor, six-cylinder engines to be equipped in combination with its DiwaPacks power pack on passenger trains being built by Brazilian railcar manufacturer Bom Sinal.
April 29, 2013
A consortium led by Brazilian companies CCR Group and Invepar has been selected as the preferred bidder for a public-private partnership (PPP) contract to design, build, operate, and maintain the 28-km light-rail transit (LRT) network in Porto Maravilha, Rio de Janeiro.
February 7, 2013
Alstom transport has been awarded a contract worth approximately EUR20 million by Brazil’s São Paulo’s city metro company, Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo (CMSP) to provide auxiliary systems for the extension of Line 5 (Lilac).
November 27, 2012
Trensurb, the Porto Alegre regional metro operator, has awarded a contract for 15 four-car electric multiple units (EMUs) to a joint venture of Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) and Alstom Transport.
November 14, 2012
A consortium led by French transport and energy company, Alstom, has won a BRL104 million contract to provide infrastructure for the construction of metro line 4 (Yellow Line) in the city of São Paulo.
November 6, 2012
Ecuadorian state-owned subway operator Metro de Quito has awarded the contract for the construction of Phase I of the planned metro project in the capital, Quito, to Spanish firm Acciona.
October 26, 2012
CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Company Limited, the Jilin Province-based subsidiary of China CNR Corporation Limited, has signed a sales contract with the state government of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil to sell 60 electric multiple units (EMUs) or 240 train cars for USD300 million.
October 26, 2012
German engineering group Siemens has received an order worth USD44 million from Brazilian railway operator Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitans (CPTM) to modernise the traction power network of several rail rapid-transit lines in São Paulo, Brazil, by 2015.
September 12, 2012
Austrian company Doppelmayr has signed a contract with the Bolivian government for the design, construction and operation of the cable car project linking the capital, La Paz, with the nearby town of El Alto.