Category Archives: AMERICA

Reveal of the livery of Alstom’s Avelia Liberty high speed trainsets for Northeast Corridor

The livery of Alstom’s next generation high speed trainset, Avelia Liberty, which will run on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (NEC) has recently been revealed. The design of the new livery is articulated around the overall shape of the train, in the... ...

Alstom ships the first additional train for Line 1 of the Metro of Lima, Peru

Alstom is shipping the first metro for the additional order for Line 1 of Lima metro. In 2016, Alstom has signed a contract with Graña y Montero Ferrovías for the supply of 20 additional trains and 39 cars in order to increase Line 1‘s fleet. The... ...

Metro de Panamá Announces Pre-Qualification Results for Line 3

On 26 September 2017 Metro de Panamá announced that seven entities of the nine that participated in the MPSA 01-2016 pre-qualification process meet the requirements to participate in the international public tender for the construction of Metro Line... ...

Alstom’s team in Brazil transfers technology to South Africans in the largest project in the company’s history

Alstom Brazil is making the technology transfer for the manufacture of X’Ttrapolis Mega trains to South Africans, following the contract activities already in execution with PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) for the modernization of the... ...

Alstom to renew the signalling system of four stations on Sarmiento line in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Alstom has signed a contract worth over 10 million euros for the renewal of the signalling system of four stations on Sarmiento line (Marcos Paz, General Las Heras, Empalme Lobos and Lobos) of the Merlo-Lobos interurban branch. Following an... ...

Canada, Hurontario Light Rail Request for Proposals Issued

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on 17 August 2017 to three shortlisted teams to Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Maintain the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project. A Request for Qualifications had... ...

Texas Central and City of Houston Sign Agreement to Develop High Speed Railway

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, representing the city of Houston, and Texas Central Rail Holdings signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 17 August 2017 to work together on developing the 240 mile (386 km) long Texas Central High Speed Railway... ...

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