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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.

New Flyer to supply buses to New York’s CDTA, US 

August 2, 2019
New Flyer of America Incorporated (New Flyer) has secured a contract from New York’s Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) to supply four 12.2-metre (40-foot), zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE heavy-duty buses.

Maharashtra government approves Mumbai–Pune Hyperloop test tracks, India 

August 1, 2019
The state government of Maharashtra has approved plans to develop test tracks for a Hyperloop system connecting Mumbai and Pune.



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


Contract awarded for Melbourne Sunbury Line upgrade, Australia [free access]

August 11, 2019
John Holland, CPB Contractors, Metro Trains Melbourne, and AECOM have secured an AUD215 million contract from the state government of Victoria to upgrade the Sunbury Line, a suburban rail line in Melbourne.

Hytera to supply TETRA system to Santiago Metro, Chile 

August 9, 2019
China-based Hytera has secured a USD4.8 million contract from Empresa de Transporte de Pasajeros Metro Santiago (Metro SA) to supply a Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) communication system for the Vespucio Norte Depot.

Hyundai Rotem to supply six trains for Cairo Metro Line 2, Egypt 

August 7, 2019
South Korea-based Hyundai Rotem has secured a USD131 million contract from Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to supply six trains and related spare parts as well as provide maintenance services for eight years for Cairo Metro Line 2.

BEML secures another contract for Mumbai Metro, India 

August 6, 2019
India-based BEML Limited (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited) has secured another contract from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to supply 21 six-coach trains for Mumbai Metro Lines 2 and 7.



Europe


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.

Approval received from Italian government to resume work on Turin–Lyon HSR 

August 9, 2019
The Government of Italy has given approval for continuing construction works on the Turin–Lyon high speed rail (HSR) project, also known as Treno Alta Velocita (TAV).

Shapir, CAF consortium awarded Jerusalem LRT contract, Israel 

August 8, 2019
TransJerusalem J-Net Limited, a consortium of Israel-based Shapir and Spain-based CAF Group, has secured a ILS10 billion contract to build, operate and maintain (O&M) the Jerusalem light rail transit (LRT).

Alexander Dennis to supply hybrid buses in Brighton and Hove, UK 

August 8, 2019
Alexander Dennis has secured a contract from Brighton & Hove Bus Company, a Go-Ahead Group subsidiary, to supply 30 Enviro400ER hybrid buses.



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.