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June 12, 2014

CAF awarded $118M Boston Green Line railcar contract

Final assembly and testing is to be performed at CAF’s manufacturing facility in Elmira Heights, N.Y. Delivery of the new Green Line cars will take place between the end of 2017 and 2018.


May 22, 2014

French trains too wide to fit in some stations

Train operator SNCF and network owner RFF said about 1,300 of France's 8,700 railway platforms must be trimmed, at a cost of $69 million, to make way for the wider rolling stock.


November 14, 2013

Alstom unveils first Citadis Compact tram in France

Developed to meet the mobility needs of intermediate-sized cities. Between 72 feet and 79 feet in length, the tram can accommodate some 130 passengers.


October 24, 2013

Amtrak's CAF railcar order nearing completion

The $298.1 million order for 130 single-level long-distance passenger railcars includes 25 sleepers, 25 diners, 25 baggage/dormitory, and 55 baggage cars. More than 120 suppliers in 25 states and 93 cities are providing parts for the new railcars.


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.


July 10, 2013

Alstom inaugurates new Canadian manufacturing plant

Built to serve Alstom’s needs in the context of an approximate $1.1 billion contract between the Bombardier-Alstom consortium and the Société de transport de Montréal to supply the agency with 468 new metro cars, the plant will assemble more than 900 bogies.


March 26, 2013

MBTA chief says long-awaited railcars due soon

Hyundai Rotem, under fire for failing to deliver any of its 75 double-decker coaches on time, is making progress on its $190 million contract. Three of the cars are slated to be in service in April.


March 20, 2013

Bombardier shows signaling, rolling stock at Rail-Tech

Visitors in Amersfoort, Netherlands are getting the chance to experience first-hand, how the latest rail control and signaling systems work, such as the Interfolo 550 ERTMS regional solution, the latest EBI Switch point machine and EBI Track train detection systems, and Bombardier’s rail control application for stabling yards.


February 14, 2013

Alstom to supply Ottawa light rail vehicles

Construction of the OLRT system project will start in the next few months and the system is expected to enter full service in spring of 2018.


September 26, 2012

Bombardier to deliver more double-deck railcars

The Israel Railways order is part of a framework agreement signed in October 2010, from which 150 coaches were ordered in 2010.


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