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Siemens Mobility Awarded Further Service Contract from Canadian Operator Metrolinx

March 27, 2024

Siemens Mobility Awarded Further Service Contract from Canadian Operator Metrolinx

Partnership builds upon Siemens Mobility’s existing maintenance services

  • Expansion of existing partnership with transit operator Metrolinx
  • Increasing system availability and reliability for Toronto’s passenger railway system 

Siemens Mobility has been chosen by Metrolinx, the regional public transit operator for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, to handle their track, signal, and right-of-way maintenance for the Central Region of Toronto’s passenger railway infrastructure system. This partnership builds upon Siemens Mobility’s existing maintenance services in the West Region and signal and communications services at the Metrolinx Network Operations Center. 

Siemens Mobility brings a local team of experts and over 25 years of experience in rail infrastructure maintenance across North America. In addition, by using its world-class digital tools and software, it will provide Metrolinx with rail infrastructure performance data, ensuring highest availability.

“We are excited to strengthen our partnership with Metrolinx, keeping their system running safely, efficiently and sustainably for a reliable operation for their passengers,” said Johannes Emmelheinz, CEO Customer Services Siemens Mobility. “With a combination of our on-the-ground rail infrastructure maintenance experience and our digital services, we can ensure up to 100% system availability.” 

In Canada, Siemens Mobility has been providing solutions to the transportation industry for more than 40 years, including, among others, railway infrastructure maintenance services on the rail networks in Quebec and Ontario, light rail vehicles in Edmonton and Calgary, trainsets delivered to VIA Rail Canada, new trainsets for Ontario Northland, an order for locomotives for Montreal’s exo, and the rail electrification and overall system maintenance of the light rail transit network in Kitchener-Waterloo.

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