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On July 6, four days before major track refurbishment work begins at Pennsylvania Station New York, the nation’s busiest passenger rail facility, yet another incident—the third in four months—occurred when…
Caltrans has allocated $34.5 million in funding from the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program that will benefit 125 California projects.
Great Western Railway Ltd., Saskatchewan, has acquired 150 grain hopper railcars from the Government of Saskatchewan, following a competitive bidding process. This is GWR’s first purchase of its kind since…
At Railway Age’s 2017 Rail Insights conference, attendees were treated to updates on a variety of current industry topics, such as the current status of Amtrak’s replacement of the Acela…
In the wake of Bombardier Transportation’s ongoing problems with light rail vehicles it’s building for various Ontario LRT projects, the purported combination of the railway businesses of Siemens and Bombardier…
The Association of American Railroads reported U.S. railroads for the week ending July 1 originated 546,361 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.2% compared with the same week in 2016.
Demand for new freight cars is on the rise, and builders appear to be aggressively using pricing tools to take advantage of the recovery and retain or increase market share,…
In late May, members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) ratified their first-ever contract with the Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad.
A New York area transit operator has acquired Strukton Rail North America Inc.'s remotely controlled ZKL 3000 RC shunting devices.
July 05, 2017

MARTA moving to MTS

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has awarded Kapsch TrafficCom AG, whose U.S. operation is based in McLean, Va., a contract worth approximately $11 million for a turnkey regional…
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