Senators Threaten To Withhold Federal Funding If Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Buys Chinese Railcars

By Jordan Pascale, WAMU 88.5; April 15, 2019 Metro won’t get $150 million annually from the federal government if it…

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New San Francisco Muni trains delivered with defective doors

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; April 17, 2019 At least some of Muni’s newest light rail vehicles —…

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UK: New Caledonian Sleeper trains carry first passengers

From Herald Scotland Online; April 11, 2019 A new fleet of Caledonian Sleeper trains, with double beds and en-suite bathrooms,…

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Atlanta’s MARTA elusive for Alstom

By Jason Jordan, The Evening Tribune, March 31, 2019 On Friday, MARTA — the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority —…

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Stadler US Transfers Operations to New Utah Manufacturing Facility

From PocketList.com; March 28, 2019 Stadler US has officially transferred all operations to a new manufacturing facility in Utah. The 230,000-square foot…

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Austria: ÖBB issues tender for second-hand double-deck EMUs

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; March 25, 2019 AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) subsidiary ÖBB Passenger has published a tender…

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UK: New trains to allow Edinburgh to London for £25

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; March 21, 2019 The impending battle for passengers between Edinburgh and London stepped up a…

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Chicago Metra issues Request For Proposals for 200 new rail cars

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 21, 2019 Metra yesterday issued a request for proposals for at least 200 new rail…

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Why the future of Caltrain is being built in Salt Lake City, Utah

By Casey Tolan, Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News; February 17, 2019 SALT LAKE CITY — The future of…

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Bombardier Sees Rail Project Issues Solved by the End of 2020

By Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg; February 14, 2019 Bombardier Inc. expects to complete at least three of its most delayed rail…

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Bombardier Announces Leadership Changes

A press release from Bombardier; February 7, 2019: MONTRÉAL, Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier today announced the following…

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Siemens deal collapse fuels Alstom-Bombardier tie-up talk, shares rally

By Josephine Mason and Allison Lampert, Reuters; February 6, 2019 LONDON/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The European Commission’s decision to block a…

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Alstom rallies as investors hope for new deal after Siemens veto

By Josephine Mason, Thyagaraju Adinarayan, Helen Reid and Julien Ponthus, Reuters; February 6, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – Alstom shares rallied…

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San Francisco Muni forced to cut funding for accelerated train purchase in favor of solar power, merchant bailout fund

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; February 5, 2019 While city leaders play tug-of-war over $181 million in windfall…

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3D printed components to be tested on passenger trains

From Railway Gazette; February 3, 2019 3D PRINTING: Rolling stock leasing company Angel Trains, engineering consultancy ESG Rail and 3D…

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Bombardier resumes deliveries of subway cars to New York City

By Allison Lampert, Reuters; January 28, 2019 MONTREAL (Reuters) – Bombardier said it has resumed delivering subway cars to New…

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New York City transit chief slams Bombardier, halts rail car deliveries over problems

By The Canadian Press, CBC News; January 24, 2019 The head of the New York City Transit Authority and former…

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Senators caution Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority against cyber threats in new rail cars

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 23, 2019 Four Democratic senators representing the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority‘s (WMATA) service area…

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Bombardier to supply new generation of passenger rail cars for New Jersey

A press release from Bombardier Transportation; January 9, 2019: Multilevel III cars will feature new amenities designed to enhance the…

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Dutch passenger train operator NS places €400m passenger car order

From Railway Technology; January 2, 2019 Dutch state-owned railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has placed an order worth nearly €400m…

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Bombardier’s New Jersey Transit Win Softens ‘Astonishing’ Blow in Canada

By Frederic Tomesco and Oliver Sachgau, Bloomberg; December 12, 2018 Bombardier Inc. got a split decision in its accelerated push…

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Canada: Bombardier CFO has ‘complete confidence’ in bond refinancing

By Paula Sambo and Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg, The Toronto Star; December 10, 2018 Bombardier Inc., the debt-laden manufacturer in the…

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Unconfirmed report: VIA Rail Canada chooses German firm Siemens – and not Bombardier – for massive train fleet contract

By The Canadian Press, CTV News; November 27, 2018 Free trade agreements with Europe and the United States prevent Via…

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Scotland: HS2 train passengers could click-and-collect Amazon parcels onboard

By National Newsdesk, The National; November 26, 2018 Bombardier Transportation, which is bidding to win a £2.75 billion contract to…

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The Netherlands’ new train cars are nicer than your office

By Mark Wilson, Fast Company; November 8, 2018 Next year, 373 million people will find themselves on Dutch National Railway…

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