Category Archives: Light Rail Systems

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... ...

Malaysia, LRT3 Rolling Stock Supply Contract Awarded

On 2 August 2017 Prasarana Malaysia Berhad announced that it has awarded the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) rolling stock supply for the Light Rail Transit (LRT3) project to a consortium comprising CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co Ltd, Siemens China and Tegap... ...

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... ...

Siemens to manufacture 45 light rail vehicles for San Diego

Siemens to manufacture 45 light rail vehicles for San Diego First vehicles are expected to arrive in late 2018 Currently 128 Siemens’ light rail vehicles are operating in San Diego San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is Siemens’... ...

Detroit receives 1st streetcar for new light rail system

Detroit receives 1st streetcar for new light rail system :The first streetcar for Detroit’s new light rail system has arrived. The QLINE streetcar was delivered on Tuesday night, nearly two months ahead of initial projections. Final assembly and... ...

Thailand, Phuket LRT Targets Funding in 2017

Thailand, Phuket LRT Targets Funding in 2017 :Phuket Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada announced yesterday that construction of the Phuket Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project could start as soon as next year. The announcement was made on 25 July 2016... ...

CAF Awarded Supply Of 26 LRVs For Maryland In The USA

CAF Awarded Supply Of 26 LRVs For Maryland In The USA :CAF has been selected to manufacture 26 5-module Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) units for the Purple Line Project located in Maryland, USA. This contract includes capital spares, special tools and test... ...

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