The $8.7-million contract starts in November
NORTH BAY: Ontario Northland has been awarded a contract to refurbish 24 rail cars for Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT), a metropolitan government agency located in Montreal. The $8.7-million contract starts in November 2011.
“We’re extremely pleased with being awarded the AMT refurbishment contract,” stated Paul Goulet, Ontario Northland’s president and CEO. “This is a new client for our re-manufacturing division and builds on the strength of our reputation for outstanding quality of work.”
Ontario Northland’s refurbishment capabilities span the disassembly of cars, to rebuilding them from the frame up. The company has expertise in upgrading electrical and mechanical systems, completing truck overhauls, and offers interior design and layout services. The Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) is a metropolitan government agency whose mission is to plan and develop public transit services to improve the efficiency of commuting in the greater Montreal area. It operates five train lines, 51 stations, one metropolitan express bus line, 61 park-and-ride lots, 16 metropolitan terminals and 85.2 km of reserved lanes.
“The successful award of this contract reinforces our hard-earned reputation for re-manufacturing reliability in the North American Marketplace,” said Corina Moore, COO and vice-president of refurbishment for Ontario Northland.