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Alstom’s signalling system equips Toronto subway extension

Alstom’s Urbalis 400 communications-based train control (CBTC) solution is the train control and signalling system behind Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE), an 8.6 km extension of Line 1 Yonge-University, which opened yesterday with six... ...

Ontario Approves Establishment of High Speed Rail Planning Advisory Board

A High Speed Rail (HSR) corridor between Toronto and Windsor has moved one step closer to becoming reality, after the government of Ontario (Canada) approved plans to establish an HSR Planning Advisory Board. Ontario Moving Ahead on High Speed Rail... ...

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... ...

Alstom to supply 38 Citadis Spirit Light Rail Vehicles for Stage 2 of Ottawa’s O-Train Confederation Line

Alstom to supply 38 Citadis Spirit Light Rail Vehicles for Stage 2 of Ottawa’s O-Train Confederation Line : Alstom has been awarded a contract worth close to €200 million (approximately CA$300 million) by Rideau Transit Group (RTG) to supply 38... ...

Canada, Funding of Montréal’s Light Rail Project to be Announced

Canada, Funding of Montréal’s Light Rail Project to be Announced :Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, Montréal’s Mayor Denis Coderre and the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) CEO Michael... ...

Alstom receives order for 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for Greater Toronto and Hamilton area

Alstom receives order for 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for Greater Toronto and Hamilton area :Alstom has been awarded a firm order for the supply of 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area (GTHA) by... ...

Southern Ontario High Speed Rail (HSR) Line Proposal to be Presented

Southern Ontario High Speed Rail (HSR) Line Proposal to be Presented :According to CTV News Toronto a proposal for a new High Speed Rail (HSR) line connecting Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, London and Windsor will be presented in May by Ontario Transport... ...

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