November 7, 2012
Train manufacturer claims it does not have to deliver two new train sets. The point of contention goes back to last year, when the state didn’t pay the $4.6 million Talgo claimed it was owed for ongoing work on the trains. The parties disagreed on who would pay to test the trains.
April 28, 2011
Will supply the consortium with 19 trainsets of five coaches each. The first tramset will be delivered in late 2012 and is due to be commissioned in 2013.
December 13, 2010
In Panama, the Secretaría del Metro de Panama awarded a contract to the "Consorcio Linea 1" to build the first line of the Panama Metro. Meanwhile, in Santo Domingo, the Dominican operator OPRET awarded Alstom a contract to supply 15 Metropolis train sets of three cars each, for the line 2 of the Santo Domingo metro.
November 22, 2010
Thirty-six new three-car and 15 four-car Talent 2 suburban trains will enter service beginning December 2013 in and around Leipzig on the "Mitteldeutsche S-Bahn" network.
October 25, 2010
The contract is estimated at approximately $1.2 billion. Bombardier's share is estimated at $725 million and Alstom's share is estimated at $482 million. The contract will enter into force, and the final price fixed using the applicable exchange rate, when the usual steps of funding approval will be completed.
May 7, 2010
The initial refurbishments are expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of this year.
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