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Prototype Kitchener-Waterloo LRV on site
The first Bombardier Flexity Freedom LRV for the new Kitchener-Waterloo LRT line arrived Feb. 22, 2017, after a long journey by rail from the carbuilder’s plant in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Bombardier awarded AMT commuter rail contract
Bombardier announced Nov. 22 that it has been awarded an eight-year contract by Montréal’s Agence Métropolitaine de Transport (AMT) for the operations and maintenance of the AMT commuter rail fleet…
Metrolinx issues intent to terminate Bombardier LRV contract
Metrolinx confirmed November 3 its notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract for up to 182 Bombardier LRVs.
Engineering Hamilton’s new LRT
The basic design work for Hamilton, Ontario’s LRT system has been finalized, including the selection of a site for the Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF). The eight-mile (13–km) line is…
United Rail’s BBR Rail Automation contracts for Edmonton development
On Sept. 1, 2016, the Canadian government awarded a lion’s share of transit development agreements in the province of Alberta to the city of Edmonton.
New York MTA receives first R179 subway car
The first of 300 Bombardier R179 cars ordered by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the MTA New York City Transit B Division subway was unloaded at 207th Street…
Huber & Suhner and Bombardier sign cabling deal
Huber & Suhner signed a five-year contract with Bombardier to be its main cable supplier.
Vancouver launches SkyTrain Mark III fleet
A new generation of rolling stock entered passenger service on Vancouver’s SkyTrain driverless light metro network on the morning of August 18, when Kevin Desmond, CEO of transport authority TransLink…
Mexico City orders CAF rubber-tired metro trains
Mexico City’s Collective Transport System (STC) has awarded a €164 million contract to CAF Mexico for 10 nine-car rubber-tired metro trains for Line 1.
Toronto's Metrolinx orders 125 double-deck coaches
Toronto and Hamilton transport authority Metrolinx has purchased an additional 125 Bombardier double-deck coaches for the the Go Transit commuter rail network in a deal worth $C 428 million ($US…
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