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CTA to overhaul 3200-series cars The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has awarded $92 million worth of contracts to unnamed suppliers for the materials needed to overhaul the agency’s second-oldest railcars, the 3200-series, as part of a major modernization of its rail and bus fleets launched in 2012. CTA will overhaul the cars in-house.

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At least two weeks ahead of schedule, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) resumed normal subway service on New York City Transit's R Line on Monday morning, Sept. 15, 2014, reopening a Manhattan-Brooklyn route using the Montague Tunnel. On Sunday, Sept....
integrate-greater-toronto-transit-group-urges
The Greater Toronto Area must merge its public transit properties into a cohesive, unified whole, the CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade has declared. CEO Carol Wilding, reportedly stepping down from her post at month's end, makes the declaration...
Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 it and its subsidiaries will exhibit in Stand No. 103. Hall 1.2, at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany, being held Sept. 23-26. "Companies like Becorit, Mors Smitt, CoFren, LH Group, Poli, MZT,...
calatravasaurus-wrecks?
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s massive World Trade Center PATH transportation hub in Lower Manhattan, designed by famed architect Santiago Calatrava, is about one year away from completion—eight years behind schedule and, at a cost of...
wallut-named-president-of-alstom-transportation
Alstom on Sept. 3, 2014 said Jerome Wallut has been appointed President of Alstom Transportation Inc. and Senior Vice-President of Alstom's North American rail transportation business. "In this new role, [Wallut] will lead strategy, business development, customer relations, sales and project...

calatravasaurus-wrecks?
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s massive World Trade Center PATH transportation hub in Lower Manhattan, designed by famed architect Santiago Calatrava, is about one year away from completion—eight years behind schedule and, at a cost of...
wallut-named-president-of-alstom-transportation
Alstom on Sept. 3, 2014 said Jerome Wallut has been appointed President of Alstom Transportation Inc. and Senior Vice-President of Alstom's North American rail transportation business. "In this new role, [Wallut] will lead strategy, business development, customer relations, sales and project...
hubner+suhner-lands-thales-contract-for-nyct-work
Huber+Suhner said Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 it has been tapped by Thales to supply the latter company "with a range of trackside and on-board antennas and cables to support the CBTC (Communications Based Train Control) system of New York City...
new-station-for-cleveland-red-line
Representatives of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) and the Federal Transit Administration, along with Cleveland city officials, gathered Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to herald the opening of a new Cedar-University rail station, located on...
at-innotrans-2014-a-focus-on-tunnel-infrastructure
Innotrans 2014, the global gathering on transport technology to take place in Berlin, Germany, from Sept. 23-26, 2014, will include a trade fair segment entitled Tunnel Construction in Hall 5.2. The segment "features numerous exhibitors from Germany and abroad with...