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South America - Articles and news items

The challenges of integrating the South American railways

Issue 3 2016 / 25 May 2016 /

Integrating the infrastructure of different transportation modes is now an irreversible trend. However 150 years ago, when the implementation of the railways in South America began, nobody envisioned the benefits that integrated planning would bring to the development and the economy of South American countries…

Bombardier strengthens its leadership in ERTMS technology with a new project in Chile

Rail industry news / 28 October 2013 /

Bombardier to deliver its globally proven INTERFLO 250 ERTMS Level 1 solution…

Knorr-Bremse opens modern facility for rail vehicle and commercial vehicle systems in Brazil

Rail industry news / 23 April 2013 /

“This factory is part of a far-reaching investment program…”

Alstom will supply and maintain 12 Xtrapolis regional trains for Empresa de Ferrocarriles del Estado

Rail industry news / 22 October 2012 /

Alstom has been awarded two orders by Empresa de Ferrocarriles del Estado…

Bombardier named Systems Supplier of the Year at the Revista Ferroviaria Awards in Brazil

Rail industry news / 30 March 2012 /

Bombardier has received the prestigious award for System Supplier of the Year…

Assessing the rail market in Brazil

Rail industry news / 21 March 2012 /

Brazil’s economy is providing a boost for the country’s railway network and significant investments are being made in new rail infrastructure…

Nexans wins €7.5 million cable projects as Sao Paulo upgrades its Metro trains for the next FIFA World Cup & Olympics

Rail industry news / 6 October 2010 /

Nexans, has been awarded contracts worth €7.5 million…

Bombardier Awarded Contract to Design and Supply an INNOVIA Monorail System in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Rail industry news / 27 September 2010 /

Bombardier, announced that it has won an order to design & supply an INNOVIA Monorail 300 system…

UIC signs Brazilian rail deal

Rail industry news / 10 March 2010 /

Cooperation between UIC and the Government of Brazil will focus on the development of a high speed rail system and freight lines, stations, interoperability and railway standards, and data exchange.