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BNSF signs with Trainyard Tech for Routemaster process control system Trainyard Tech, LLC has signed a contract with BNSF Railway to install its Routemaster™ NX process control system at Cherokee yard in Tulsa, Okla.

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Denver Regional Transportation District and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners (DTP), have been given regulatory approval to begin testing along the G Line on June 14.   Commuter rail trains will begin moving along the corridor from Wheat Ridge through Arvada and...
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President Donald Trump joined U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao and other infrastructure stakeholders at USDOT headquarters to close out Infrastructure Week and push the regulatory reform element of his infrastructure plan. “We are here today to focus on...
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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Long Island (N.Y.) Section recently presented Retlif Testing Laboratories, Ronkonkoma, N.Y., with an award for providing financial assistance and consultative advice, and for hosting EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) Society events over the years. Retlif,...
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Gary Griswell of GE Transportation was honored with the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association’s Thomas L. Schlosser Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented on an annual basis to recognize an individual for long-term, significant service to the Association....
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HNTB Corp., which is providing Positive Train Control (PTC) engineering and consulting services for numerous projects, has expanded its PTC capabilities by adding two experienced practitioners “to assist transit and rail clients in moving toward compliance and help them address...

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HNTB Corp., which is providing Positive Train Control (PTC) engineering and consulting services for numerous projects, has expanded its PTC capabilities by adding two experienced practitioners “to assist transit and rail clients in moving toward compliance and help them address...
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Wabtec Corp. has signed a contract worth approximately $22 million to design, install, test and commission Positive Train Control (PTC) for the Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC). Wabtec will provide its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS®) equipment for five...
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Brazil’s Vale and GE Transportation have entered into an agreement to install GE’s Trip Optimizer on nearly 114 Vale locomotives in operation across Brazil. GE describes Trip Optimizer as “a smart, automated cruise control system that ingests data, analyzes route topology...
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As a part of its $3.1-billion capital plan for 2017, Union Pacific says it will boost safety and efficiency in Idaho with a $34.1-million investment.   The Class 1's investment plan will fund a range of initiatives including $30.2 million to maintain track and...
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For individuals planning a career change to join the rail industry, just starting at a railway-related organization, or have been in the industry for a while, Michigan State University is offering its Railway Management Certificate Program in a new longer,...

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