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New leadership at Ansaldo STS USA
Ansaldo STS has appointed three leaders to the senior executive management team based in Pittsburgh, Pa., responsible for the company’s North American business.
LIRR starts Long Beach Branch restoration
MTA Long Island Rail Road has launched a $120 million construction program designed to protect the railroad's Long Beach Branch from the kind of devastating damage caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. 'To better fortify the branch, construction is starting on...
Cozzi named Railhead VP Sales & Marketing
Alsip, Ill.-based Railhead Corp. said Monday, April 7, 2014 Fred Cozzi has been hired as Vice President Sales & Marketing. Cozzi's "focus will be on continuing strong market growth of Railhead's LDVR, Tools, and LED Lighting solutions," the company said in...
GE nixes possible Ansaldo STS purchase
Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. said Friday, April 4, 2014 it sees no route for purchasing Ansaldo STS from parent Finmeccanica S.p.A. Said GE Europe President and CEO Nani Beccalli-Falco, "When things drag on for a long time it becomes difficult...
Miller Ingenuity acquires Larry McGee Co.
Winona, Minn.-based Miller Ingenuity (formerly Miller Felpax), a supplier of gear case seals, locomotive truck parts kits, and heavy-duty wear parts, has acquired Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Larry McGee Co., a supplier of onboard- and office-based communications interface panels and systems...
SunRail taps Railhead Corp. for digital video recorders
Railhead Corp. said it has been selected by SunRail to provide Locomotive Digital Video Recorder (LDVR) systems for the Orlando, Fla., metropolitan area regional rail service, slated to begin service later this year. Railhead said the LDVRs, cameras, and microphones will...
Wabtec lands Alaska Railroad PTC contracts
The Alaska Railroad has awarded the Railway Electronics division of Wabtec Corp. $16.6 million worth of contracts to provide PTC (positive train control) equipment and services, including CAD (computer-aided dispatch) and back office systems. The systems will be installed on...
New leadership at Ansaldo STS USA
Ansaldo STS has appointed three leaders to the senior executive management team based in Pittsburgh, Pa., responsible for the company’s North American business. Marco Fumagalli (top photo) assumes the role as President and CEO of Ansaldo STS USA, replacing Thomas Lawton,...
RailComm system aids railyard expansion
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday, March 7, 2014, a major North American railroad yard in North Baltimore, Ohio, has chosen to upgrade it current yard control system to include 18 new switch locations. The locations include nine in the Process Area...
TÜV Rheinland acquires British company
Cologne, Germany-based TÜV Rheinland said Thursday, March 6, 2014, it has acquiried Risktec Solutions Ltd., based in Warrington, U.K. Risktec has offices in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the Middle East, and in North America. Risktec provides risk and safety services...
RR Mergers sets sale of signal subsidiary
St. Louis-based RR Mergers & Acquisitions on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, said it has sold J&A Industries to B & B Roadway and Security Solutions. Kansas City, Kan.-based J&A Industries is a manufacturer of signal equipment to major railroad industry leaders,...
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