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  1. Flo

    Trains du futur

    Le TGV du futur devrait être conçu en formule duplex L'Etat va commander 100 TGV du futur auprès d'Alstom d'ici fin juin, a annoncé jeudi le ministre de l'Economie Bruno le Maire. "Nous confirmons la commande par l'Etat de 100 TGV du futur. Cette commande doit passer devant le conseil d'administration de SNCF Mobilités soit fin avril, soit fin juin. En tout état de cause la décision est prise, elle sera effective", a déclaré le ministre. Cette prochaine génération de TGV qui pourrait entrer en service en 2022 est développée par Alstom et la SNCF. Lancé en juillet
  2. Read more: http://westislandgazette.com/news/32511#comment-17239 All I can say is, these people should just buy some earplugs. It will cost the city of Beaconsfield nothing, instead of building a sound barrier or costing people of Montreal and Quebec, to slow down cars / trains. They are the morons for buying a home, that should have never been built so close to the highway / railway. The city is to blame for zoning those areas as residential. I am so going to town hall meetings from now on. Time to put these senior NIMBYs in their place. Sort of on topic, but not really, the highw
  3. I have wondered about this for quite sometime. A recent trip to europe only made me more aware of it. Why do we, in Montreal, have such large suburban trains? This in comparison to paris for example. here the new bimodal locomotives for the AMT as oposed to this: Pictured above is a Parisian RER train. They run on their own tracks as well as SNCF tracks. They appear to be between a conventional metro and a regular train in size. Meanwhile our AMT trains seem to be regional trains. I wondered why are OUR suburban trains so large and cumbersome, requiring locomotives and
  4. L'entreprise longueuilloise va fournir des trains d’atterrissage destines aux nouveaux programmes d’avions d’affaires d’Embraer Legacy 450 et Legacy 500. Pour en lire plus...
  5. VIA Rail a fait récemment une offre au conseil d’agglomération d'Halifax pour ses services comme exploitant de trains de banlieue. Avec la mainmise de la Caisse sur pratiquement la moitié des utilisateurs de l'AMT, ne serait-il pas pertinent de voir avec VIA Rail pour l'acquisition des services de trains de banlieue de Montréal? http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/atlantique/2016/07/19/008-nouvelle-ecosse-halifax-via-train-banlieue.shtml
  6. Héroux-Devtek espère tirer profit du retour des bombardiers d'Afghanistan et d'Irak. Pour en lire plus...
  7. La firme de design et de fabrication aéronautique Héroux Devtek, de Longueuil, obtiendra ce matin un appui financier fédéral de près de 30 millions de dollars à son projet de recherche et développement sur les trains d'atterrissage de l'avenir. Pour en lire plus...
  8. CN sells Montreal station for $355-million Reuters September 19, 2007 at 5:26 PM EDT VANCOUVER — — Canadian National Railway Co. [CNR-T]agreed Wednesday to sell its Central Station complex in Montreal to Homburg Invest Inc., [HII.A-T]but will keep its headquarters in the facility. CN Rail said it expects to get $355-million for the downtown Montreal property, and will lease back the 17-storey office building that houses its headquarters. The sale and long-term lease deal will also allow the station's passenger facility to continue being used by commuter trains, Via Rail Can
  9. jeudi 17 mai 2007 Un an après l'abandon du projet de déménagement du casino, le quartier Pointe-Saint-Charles de Montréal fait l'objet de nouvelles propositions de développement. Le propriétaire des anciens terrains du Canadien National (CN) veut y aménager de 800 à 1000 nouveaux logements, en plus de relancer les ateliers d'entretien de trains dans les anciens hangars ferroviaires, selon les informations obtenues par Le Devoir.
  10. ENcore une fois, tiré de la Gazette de ce matin! More cars for busiest train line DAVID JOHNSTON, The Gazette The Montreal area's busiest commuter-rail line will get double-decker cars thanks to $120 million in new provincial money for suburban-train infrastructure. The introduction of double-decker service on the Montreal/Deux Montagnes line tops the priority list for the new three-year capital-spending plan of the Metropolitan Transit Agency. The plan is to be made public in the next two weeks. It will boost the number of double-decker cars in the MTA's 200-car fleet well a
  11. L'entreprise de Longueuil Héroux-Devtek signe un important contrat avec le constructeur brésilien Embraer pour la construction de trains d'atterrissage des petits avions d'affaires Legacy450 et 500. Pour en lire plus...
  12. http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/portal/page?_pageid=5798,42657625&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL&id=19497&ret=http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/pls/portal/url/page/prt_vdm_fr/rep_annonces_ville/rep_communiques/communiques 7 septembre 2012 Montréal, le 7 septembre 2012 - Ce samedi 8 septembre, à l'Université McGill, près de 200 développeurs en informatique participeront à Hack ta ville, un événement intensif de création informatique. Réalisé en partenariat avec la Ville de Montréal, la Société de transport de Montréal (STM) et l'Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT), Hack ta ville
  13. Does anyone know if there is any way an individual with enough money could purchase one of the old Metro wagons after they are replaced by the new trains?
  14. Alstom is delivering Hydrogen-fuelled intercity Coradia trains to Lower Saxony. The locomotive and motor engine were manufactured in France whilst the Hydrogen cell was made in Germany. In terms of fuel supply, Hydrogen is generated by electrolysis and the energy used to power this reaction is tapped from wind power. Functionally-speaking, energy is generated by converting H2 gas to electricity using reverse electrolysis - an old technology discovered back in the 19th century. A single H2 fill-up drives the engine with an autonomy of 1,000 km plus the possibility of peaking up
  15. Profitant surtout des choix effectués par les forces militaires aux États-Unis, la division des Trains d'atterrissage décroche une série d'ententes. Pour en lire plus...
  16. http://www.virgin-vacations.com/site_vv/11-top-underground-transit-systems-in-the-world.asp When you're traveling around the world, it's good to know that there are public transit systems available to help you get where you want to go. Underground subway systems offer the convenience of getting where you want when you want without the hassle of having to flag down a taxi or rent a car. In just about all cases, it's the most cost effective option. There are some beautiful, modern, and vast rapid transit systems throughout the world. The most popular and diverse international undergr
  17. New technology that can detect when graffiti vandals are tagging train cars is being heralded in Australia as a major breakthrough in crime prevention. The electronic sensor, called a "mousetrap," has been tested across the network and has so far led to the arrest of 30 people. It works by detecting the vapours of spray cans and markers while they are in use and alerting transport authorities and police. Australian Transport Minister Andrew Constance said it was a useful tool. "What this means is that those who commit graffiti can now be caught immediately, with can in hand, ma
  18. The most expensive tunnel in the world Jul 29th 2012, 17:28 by N.B. | WASHINGTON, D.C. EARLIER this month, Amtrak, America's government-owned passenger rail corporation, released a plan outlining how it's going to spend $151 billion it doesn't currently have (and has no prospect of receiving anytime soon) to bring true high-speed trains to America's crucial Boston-New York-Washington rail axis. Gulliver has already explained why Amtrak's project is ambitious, expensive, and unlikely. But the more you delve into the details of the plans, the sillier they appear. Take, for example, A
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