More Mark III cars for Vancouver SkyTrain
SOUTH Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) signed a $C 93m ($US 69.5m) contract with Bombardier on December 16 for 28 Mark III light metro cars for Vancouver’s SkyTrain automated light metro network.
The trains have been ordered as part of the first phase of the $C 2bn 10-Year Vision for Metro Vancouver Transportation, which is being funded jointly by the Canadian federal government (50%) the province of British Columbia (33%), TransLink, and authorities in the Vancouver region.
The new trains are due to enter service by early 2019 and will be used on the Expo and Millennium Lines, increasing the SkyTrain fleet to 314 cars.
TransLink ordered seven Mark III trains in December 2012 to expand the fleet in readiness for the opening of the Evergreen Extension. The aluminium-bodied articulated trains, which are based on Bombardier’s Innovia 300 platform, are equipped with full-width gangways and each car accommodates up to 134 passengers at 4 passengers/m2.
A free trade agreement (FTA) to be signed in November by China's Hong Kong Special Administrative ...
If we define financial integration as enhancing capital mobility across borders, can we find indic...
- Sandan Development plans Omani industrial park 340
- Major facelift as construction of roads in Lagos metropolis in Nigeria begins 183
- Government Issues Shiraz Metro Tender 171
- Philippine’s DOTC begins bidding for $3.77bn North-South railway project 154
- Xinjiang Medical University builds new campus in Karamay 139
- CCCC to build industrial park in Jalisco State 119
- Kenya to Construct $170 Million Power Lines Connecting Turkana Wind Farm to National Grid 100
- Newly constructed Dangote Petrochemicals refinery in Nigeria to start operation 99
- Norwegian firm Scatec begins plans to construct solar plants in Egypt 90