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March 11, 2014

Light rail vehicle market to reach $11 billion by 2020

The research covers the light rail and streetcar segments in North America — the second largest market after Europe.


September 3, 2013

Alstom to overhaul Md. MTA light rail vehicles

Baltimore vehicles are scheduled to arrive, beginning in October 2013, at Alstom’s Hornell, N.Y., facility where the refurbishment will be executed. The project will add about 15 years to the lifespan of the trains.


August 21, 2013

Bombardier to supply LRVs to Canada's Waterloo region

The contract is valued at approximately $63 million. Deliveries are planned in the second half of 2016.


May 27, 2013

Siemens awarded TriMet light rail vehicle contract

Per a $73 million contract, the 18 vehicles will be manufactured from start to finish at Siemens' rail vehicle manufacturing plant in Sacramento, Calif., a facility powered almost entirely by two megawatts of solar energy. The first new rail cars are expected to be delivered in August 2014.


April 24, 2013

Maxwell, AMT to equip TriMet rail with energy saving tech

Twenty-seven light rail vehicles will be retrofitted with an ultra capacitor-based, energy storage system, which captures and stores regenerative braking energy as it is generated, uses the stored energy for acceleration and releases surplus energy to other vehicles on the system as needed.


July 25, 2012

Bombardier to supply 20 light rail cars to UK

Deal forms part of the contract signed with Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive in 2007 and is valued at approximately $51 million, with Bombardier's share valued at approximately $38 million.


December 15, 2011

Bombardier wins German light rail contract

The new LRVs are scheduled to be delivered between January 2014 and June 2017; the new trams will arrive in Frankfurt/Main between August and December 2012.


November 30, 2011

Houston Metro CAF rail vehicle purchase moving ahead

The $153.1 million proposal submitted by the vehicle manufacturer is fully compliant with the FTA and Buy America guidelines and will now move forward with the news earlier this week that a Full Funding Grant Agreement is in place.


September 8, 2011

Bombardier unveils Flexity 2 in England

As well as having 100 percent low-floor technology for optimal ride comfort, the new tram includes some new advanced features, such as touch-screens in the driver's cab, reflecting the latest developments in intelligent digital technology.


April 6, 2011

Siemens to equip Houston Metro light rail for $83M

The deal, which includes spare parts and training for the vehicles, marks Siemens' second order from Houston Metro, which will bring the total number of Siemens S70 vehicles in Houston to 37.


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