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New Amtrak Charger locomotives testing on Cascades route
National certification testing of Amtrak’s new Charger locomotive is being conducted by the Washington State Department of Transportation.
Siemens' first S200 LRV arrives for SFMTA
On Jan. 16, Siemens delivered its first new S200 light rail vehicle to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). This is the first of the 215 LRV to arrive…
First Brightline trainset unveiled in Florida
Brightline unveiled its first trainset in Florida on Jan. 11.
Siemens to upgrade Lima metro Line 1
Siemens announced on January 4 that it will provide traction power supply equipment for the first 9km (5.6-mile) section of metro Line 1 in Lima.
First Siemens Brightline trainset departs Sacramento
Siemens announced Dec. 14 that its first Brightline trainset, comprised of two locomotives and four coaches adorned in Brightline Blue, is complete and has left the company’s manufacturing hub in…
Siemens finalizes S70 streetcar deal with Charlotte
Siemens announced November 28 that it finalized a plan with Charlotte City Council to build six new S70 streetcars for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), the public transit system…
27 more Siemens S70 LRVs to the Twin Cities
Siemens has been chosen by The Metropolitan Council to manufacture 27 new light rail vehicles that will operate on the Twin Cities’ Metro Transit Southwest line expansion.
Siemens to electrify Quito metro Line 1
The Acciona-Odebrecht construction consortium, building the first metro line in the Ecuadorian capital Quito has commissioned Siemens to electrify the line.
122 Siemens S70 LRVs for Sound Transit
Siemens announced September 29 a contract to provide 122 new S70 light rail vehicles (LRVs) for Sound Transit, the regional transit system serving the Seattle and Central Puget Sound area…
Brightline locomotive rolls on Siemens test track
Brightline’s first Siemens Charger diesel-electric locomotive has successfully completed initial testing and operated for the first time, powered by its Cummins QSK95 diesel engine, on the quarter-mile test track at…
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