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North America


Consat secures contract for NextRide programme, Canada 

January 13, 2022
BC Transit has announced the completion of a Negotiated Request for Proposals (RfPs) process and has signed a contract with Consat for the next phase of the NextRide programme.

Vicinity Motor and Proterra announce new collaboration 

January 13, 2022
Vicinity Motor Corp. and Proterra Inc. have announced a new collaboration to power Vicinity’s electric transit buses and work trucks with Proterra’s battery technology.

RATP Group to operate Plateau de Saclay bus network, France 

January 13, 2022
Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) Group has secured a six-year contract from the Paris-Saclay municipal federation to operate the Plateau de Saclay bus network.

GILLIG partners with RR.AI to develop technologies for autonomous buses 

January 12, 2022
GILLIG LLC and RR.AI have partnered to develop next-generation advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and SAE Level 4 autonomous vehicle (AV) technology for GILLIG transit buses in North America.



Latin America


CRRC–Bombardier JV secures contract to supply 19 additional trains for Sao Paulo monorail Line 15, Brazil 

January 14, 2022
São Paulo Metro has signed the contract for the purchase of 19 new Innovia 300 monorail trains for Line 15-Silver, which will be manufactured in China by the joint venture (JV) between Bombardier, now owned by Alstom, and CRRC.

Wood to provide engineering solutions for Santiago Metro, Chile 

January 12, 2022
Consulting and engineering firm Wood has secured a contract to provide engineering solutions for section C of Santiago Metro Line 7.

Silica Networks to deploy fibre optics along the San Martín railway line in Buenos Aires, Argentina 

January 6, 2022
Fibre network operator Silica Networks has signed an agreement to deploy fibre optics along the 70 km General San Martín railway line, connecting Buenos Aires city and the metropolitan area.

Electric buses to be procured for the first green route in Panama 

January 5, 2022
MiBus and the Panama Tourism Authority have signed an inter-institutional cooperation agreement for the acquisition of five electric buses and e-charging facilities.



Asia Pacific


KEC International secures third electrification contract for Patna Metro, India 

January 14, 2022
KEC International has secured the third electrification contract for Patna Metro.

LTA awards two civil contracts for CRL Phase 1, Singapore 

January 13, 2022
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded two civil contracts for the design and construction of Cross Island Line Phase 1 (CRL1) stations and tunnels at a combined contract value of USD861 million.

ITD Cementation secures two underground contracts for Chennai Metro Line 4, India 

January 13, 2022
The Chennai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (CMRCL) has awarded two underground construction contracts to ITD Cementation for Chennai Metro Line 4.

Toshiba to supply traction equipment for Busan Metro, South Korea 

January 12, 2022
Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solutions (TISS) has secured the contract to supply permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) and other electrical equipment.



Europe


Stadler to supply tram-trains in Germany and Austria [free access]

January 17, 2022
Stadler has signed a EUR4 billion framework agreement to supply 504 vehicles for the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) Tram-Train project from the project consortium.

Transmashholding delivers EMUs for Moscow commuter rail, Russia 

January 15, 2022
Russia-based Transmashholding has delivered seven 11-car EP2D electric multiple units (EMUs) which will be deployed in Moscow by Central Suburban Passenger Co.

Hochbahn and Moia partner to develop autonomous buses, Germany 

January 14, 2022
Hochbahn and Moia have partnered to develop autonomous buses by 2025.

Alstom to supply trains to Norske Tog AS, Norway [free access]

January 13, 2022
Alstom has signed a EUR1.8 billion framework agreement with Norske Tog AS to supply 200 Coradia Nordic regional trains.



Middle East & Africa


Treepz partners with CMS T&M to provide digital ticketing solutions, Nigeria 

December 13, 2021
Treepz has partnered with CMS Taxi and Motor Nigeria Limited (CMS T&M) in Lagos to provide commuters with convenient and affordable means to access the buses operated by CMS T&M.

Aramco signs agreement with Gaussin to explore hydrogen-powered vehicle, Saudi Arabia 

December 8, 2021
Aramco has signed an agreement with Gaussin to explore a hydrogen-powered vehicle business. Under the agreement, Aramco and Gaussin aim to establish a modern manufacturing facility for on-road and off-road hydrogen-powered vehicles in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

ENR signs agreement with Transmashholding to provide technical support, Egypt 

December 4, 2021
Egyptian National Railways (ENR) has signed an agreement with Transmashholding to provide technical support and supply spare parts for 1,300 new passenger coaches until 2033.

NTA awards contract to manage Tel Aviv Metro, Israel 

December 1, 2021
NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System Limited has awarded a contract to the Egis Gadish consortium to manage the Tel Aviv Metro.