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Sydney monorail only popular as it shut down for good

Management & Operations| July 17, 2013
Dismantling of the system, known for having low ridership and offering little convenience in its city center route, will allow for expansion of the city's light rail network.

Goodbye to the Sydney Monorail

Rail| July 17, 2013

A video tribute to the Sydney Monorail, which closed on June 30th 2013.

Rail| May 31, 2013

Bombardier's monorail system for São Paulo honored

Brazil´s largest city will be the first in the world to implement the company’s high-capacity INNOVIA Monorail technology for a mass transit public transport system.
Rail| May 29, 2013

Bombardier’s Brazil monorail honored for innovation

Won UITP’s award for Intermodal Innovation for Latin America for its Innovia Monorail 300 system for the São Paulo Metro. The monorail’s advantages include its high passenger capacity combined with the fact that the system is cost effective to introduce as it does not require major infrastructure or civil works.
Rail| April 19, 2012

Seattle monorail celebrates 50 years of service

The one-mile-long monorail line, which was built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair to provide a crucial link between the fairgrounds and the amenities downtown, carried 1.9 million passengers in 2011.
Rail| April 16, 2012

Bombardier opens Brazilian monorail facility

It will generate 250 new jobs directly dedicated to railway vehicle production, including aluminum car body, bogie and final assembly activities. In addition, approximately 500 indirect jobs will be created based on increased activity in Bombardier's local supplier base.
Rail| April 11, 2011

Bombardier to unveil e-mobility, monorail products at UITP

The high-capacity MOVIA metro, the highly energy-efficient FLEXITY 2 light rail vehicles and the CITYFLO 650 communication-based train control system are also being exhibited.
Sustainability| March 15, 2010

Experts pitch 'future' ideas to U. of Mich.

Options ranged in price from tens of millions of dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars.
Rail| January 19, 2010

Las Vegas Monorail files Chapter 11

Monorail officials said last month that they had three options: Negotiate an agreement with bondholders without filing for bankruptcy; file for bankruptcy with the bondholders’ blessing; or file without a new agreement in place.
Rail| July 9, 2009

NTSB releases Disney monorail accident info

At about 2 a.m. on July 5th, a Walt Disney World monorail train, designated the Pink train, backed into another monorail train, designated the Purple train, near the Ticket and Transportation Center monorail station. The operator of the Purple train was fatally injured; the six passengers on that train were treated at the scene.
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