Siemens Mobility to provide track, signal, and right of way maintenance to Metrolinx
by CM staff
This new maintenance service contract will strengthen Siemens Mobility's relationship with Metrolinx while increasing the organization's footprint in the Greater Toronto Area.
TORONTO — Siemens Mobility has been selected by Metrolinx to provide track, signal, and right-of-way maintenance services for the agency’s railway infrastructure system that makes up the West Region of Toronto.
“We are excited to continue our partnership with Metrolinx, helping them keep their systems running safely and efficiently as they transport millions of passengers every year. Our world-class maintenance know-how will help Metrolinx attain the next level of system availability and operational excellence,” said Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, CEO of Siemens Mobility in Canada. “The importance of keeping our rail systems running safely and seamlessly continues to be of the utmost importance for transportation operators – now and into the future.”
Metrolinx is a Crown agency of the Government of Ontario that manages and integrates road and rail public transport in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, with 20 transit lines and serving over 100 million passengers.
Currently, Siemens Mobility provides various services and products to Metrolinx including Signal and Communications back-office support and fault control services at Metrolinx’s Network Operations Center (NOC) in Oakville, Ontario.
This new maintenance service contract will strengthen Siemens Mobility’s relationship with Metrolinx while increasing the organization’s footprint in the Greater Toronto Area. The contract grows Siemens Mobility’s local Canadian footprint and expand its current team across Ontario. This is part of the overall Siemens footprint in Canada, which includes 33 sites, with more than 2,900 employees. The team will work closely with Metrolinx to mobilize resources, including vehicles and large equipment for start-up of services during the spring of 2023.
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