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Thales taps Huber+Suhner 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 Subway."

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Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday, Feb. 18, 2015 the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey's AirTrain JFK now has more third rail heaters in place remotely controlled using RailComm technology. RailComm made the announcement as AirTrain JFK, serving John...
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Wi-Tronix®, LLC said Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 it has signed a contract with Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) "to continue a strategic relationship." Wi-Tronix said it will provide remote locomotive monitoring and Software as a Service (SaaS) to FECR's entire fleet,...
I never get tired of explaining the simple mathematics that govern safe train operations. The more thorough our grasp of the simple mathematics of time, distance, velocity, acceleration, coefficient of friction, etc., the more sophisticated, deeper, more inclusive becomes our...
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Simmons-Boardman Rail Group, which consists of Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures (RT&S), and International Railway Journal (IRJ), has been awarded the event guide contract and emedia partner for Railway Interchange 2015. Simmons-Boardman Rail Group plans to provide comprehensive news coverage...
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Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 it has completed the Blue Flag System upgrade "at a North American Class I main line refueling facility located in Temple, Tex." The upgrade includes the installation of multiple new bi-directional Blue Flag...

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Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 it has completed the Blue Flag System upgrade "at a North American Class I main line refueling facility located in Temple, Tex." The upgrade includes the installation of multiple new bi-directional Blue Flag...
Jacksonville, Fla.-based United Rail, Inc. announced a partnership with Swiss rail supply manufacturer HaslerRail AG on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, designed to allow United Rail "to represent their systems and products to the American freight and passenger rail transportation markets." United...
Registration and hotel reservations have begun for Railway Interchange 2015, show host organizations announced Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Railway Interchange 2015 will be held Sunday, Oct. 4 through Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, as it was...
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The board of South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has awarded Transdev's U.S. rail infrastructure maintenance subsidiary, VTMI  a $161 million contract to maintain track, signaling, and structures on the 71-mile Tri-Rail regional rail line from West Palm Beach to...
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New York-based Titan has been awarded a five-year contract, with two additional one-year options, for all advertising rights on Metro Transit trains, light rail transit, and buses serving Minnesota's Twin Cities. Titan announced the contract agreement with the Metropolitan Council, which...