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Proterra to supply five electric buses in Charlotte, US 

June 17, 2019
Proterra has received an order for five 10.6-metre (35-foot) Catalyst E2 electric buses and five 125 kilowatt (kW) plug-in charging systems from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in North Carolina.

New Flyer to supply buses in Albuquerque and Baltimore, US 

June 14, 2019
The City of Albuquerque and the City of Albuquerque Transit Department (ABQ RIDE) have exercised an option for the supply of an additional 10 18.3-metre (60-foot), clean-diesel Xcelsior heavy-duty buses from New Flyer of America Incorporated (New Flyer).

Wabtec to implement PTC on New Mexico Rail Runner Express, US 

June 9, 2019
Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) has secured a USD55 million contract to implement the Positive Train Control (PTC) system for the New Mexico Rail Runner Express (NMRX).

New Flyer to supply 30 clean diesel buses in Detroit, US 

June 7, 2019
The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the City of Detroit have placed an order for 25 12.2-metre (40-foot) and five 18.3-metre (60-foot) clean diesel Xcelsior heavy-duty buses with New Flyer of America Incorporated (New Flyer).

Latin America

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.

TPC Consortium to construct tunnel connecting São Paulo Metro Line 2 and Line 4 stations, Brazil 

April 18, 2019
TPC Consortium has secured a BRL3.88 million contract from Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo to construct a 92-metre-long tunnel connecting the São Paulo Metro Line 2 Consolação station and the Line 4 Paulista station.

Companies shortlisted for Brasilia VLT feasibility study, Brazil 

April 4, 2019
The Department of Transportation and Mobility of the Federal District/ Secretaria de Transporte e Mobilidade do Distrito Federal (SEMOB) has shortlisted four Brazil-based consortia and one company to conduct a feasibility study to develop a light rail transit (LRT)/ veículo leve sobre trilhos (VLT) system on a public–private partnership (PPP) basis along the W3 Avenue in Brasilia.

Asia Pacific

China donates 100 buses to Mozambique 

June 15, 2019
The Government of China has donated 100 buses manufactured by China-based Zhongtong Bus to Mozambique. Each bus has a capacity for 40 passengers.

Hyundai Rotem signs tram rolling stock contract in Warsaw, Poland 

June 13, 2019
Hyundai Rotem has signed a PLN1.83 billion contract with Tramwaje Warszawskie/ Warsaw Trams to supply up to 213 trams.

Four bidders shortlisted for Almaty LRT project, Kazakhstan 

June 12, 2019
The city government of Almaty/ Almaty Akimat has selected four consortia to develop the second phase of the light rail transit (LRT) system in Almaty on a public–private partnership (PPP) basis.

BYD to supply 183 electric buses for Red, Chile 

June 12, 2019
China-based BYD has secured a contract from Chile’s Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT) to supply 183 electric buses for Red Metropolitana de Movilidad (Red; formerly known as Transantiago).


Keolis to operate public transport in French Riviera Urban Community from July 2019, France 

June 17, 2019
Keolis has secured a contract from the French Riviera Urban Community to manage and operate the public transport network in the region, which is branded ‘Zest’.

Keolis selected as preferred operator for Paris Tramway Line T9, France 

June 17, 2019
Île-de-France Mobilités has selected Keolis to operate the upcoming Paris Tramway Line T9.

PK TS to supply 15 trams in Ulan-Ude, Russia 

June 17, 2019
PK Transportnye Systemy (PK TS) has secured a RUB498 million contract to supply 15 trams of the Lionet model in Ulan-Ude, Russia.

Thales to provide signalling for Confederation Line extension in Ottawa, Canada 

June 17, 2019
Thales has secured a contract from East-West Connectors to provide its SelTrac Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling system for the Confederation Line extension.

Middle East & Africa

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.

Hino Buses deliver 50 buses for KMBL, Kenya 

April 5, 2019
Toyota Kenya-owned Hino Motors has delivered a fleet of 50 pre-owned low-emission buses to Kenya Bus Service Management Limited (KBSML), a provider of public transport services in the Nairobi Metropolitan Area.