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October 16, 2014

Amtrak taps Siemens for static frequency converter work

Order includes the delivery, installation and commissioning of two 30-megawatt converter units as well as the integration of the multilevel traction converter into the existing Amtrak 25-Hertz traction power supply network to enable parallel operation with the existing converters.


October 16, 2014

New Flyer to develop 60-foot, electric Xcelsior model

The electric drive bus will allow the fuel cell to operate at a relative steady-state, while the batteries will be able to both capture breaking energy and provide power for acceleration.


October 13, 2014

Waterloo Region's Rapid Transit System to Shape Growth, Development

The $818 million (CD) project will bring light rail transit (LRT) to the Waterloo Region — which includes the cities of Cambridge, Waterloo and Kitchener — in two stages.


September 23, 2014

Siemens wins $648M San Francisco railcar contract

With an initial order of 175 light railcars and an option for an additional 85 cars, this is one of the biggest orders for light railcars ever placed in the U.S.


May 30, 2014

Rail Administrator Szabo visits Siemens plant

During his visit, he highlighted the importance of the GROW AMERICA Act, the Obama Administration’s four-year, $302 billion reauthorization bill now before Congress, which will provide $19 billion for rail.


March 18, 2014

Siemens awarded $225M locomotive contract

The procurement is being done on behalf of the DOTs from five states: Illinois, California, Michigan, Washington and Missouri.


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.


February 12, 2014

Amtrak puts first of 70 new Siemens railcars into service

The new electric locomotive departed Boston on Feb. 7. The new locomotives will serve Amtrak Northeast Corridor operations and match existing trip-times at speeds up to 125 mph.


November 14, 2013

Siemens, Bombardier to upgrade N.Y. train control systems

Will develop, test and commission a new PTC system for the MTA Metro-North Railroad and MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) commuter lines.


September 13, 2013

Calgary Transit orders 60 Siemens S200 LRVs

Will be built at the factory in Sacramento, Calif., and are due to be delivered starting in summer 2015. The full order is to be completed by December 2016.


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