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10/14/2005



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Siemens lands $84 million contract to build LRVs for Edmonton extension


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The city of Edmonton, Alberta, recently awarded an $84 million contract to Siemens Transportation Systems to manufacture 26 SD160 light-rail vehicles.

To operate on a light-rail extension slated for a 2009 opening, the high-floor vehicles will feature diagnostics, passenger information and surveillance systems.

Siemens will manufacture the vehicles at its Sacramento, Calif., facility and deliver them by May 2008.


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