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Wednesday, 07 June 2017
07 June 2017

LA Metro Regional Connector makes progress

The $1.55 billion Metro Regional Connector Transit Project, a 1.9-mile long twin-bore rail tunnel linking the Gold, Blue and Expo lines in Los Angeles, has punched through the site of the future 2nd/Hope Station in Bunker Hill.

SMBC Rail Services, LLC on June 1 acquired American Railcar Leasing (ARL); all railcars previously leased from ARL (SHPX and ACFX reporting marks) are now owned or managed by SMBC Rail. In addition, ...

Siemens this week said it completed the 100th locomotive at its Sacramento, Calif. rail manufacturing hub.

Tuesday, 06 June 2017
06 June 2017

Idaho: $34M in Union Pacific upgrades

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Tuesday, 06 June 2017
06 June 2017

Alstom to modernize LA LRV fleet

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth more than $140 million by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to perform the midlife overhaul of 52 P2000 light rail vehicles, which operate on the city’s Blue, Green and Expo lines.

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, pay-as-you-go format.

Monday, 05 June 2017
05 June 2017

Amtrak ramping up for Roanoke

Amtrak on June 5 began operating non-scheduled, non-revenue trains between Lynchburg and Roanoke, Va., to train and qualify T&E (train and engine service) crews for new, extended Northeast Regional service expected to start in the fall of this year.

Monday, 05 June 2017
05 June 2017

ZTR: New display, new joint venture

ZTR Control Systems has introduced a new locomotive display, and has launched a joint venture with a South African railway supplier.

Global engineering firm Michael Baker International announced that Don Sepulveda has been promoted to Vice President and Deputy National Market Lead in the Railroad and Transit Practice for the firm’s West region. Sepulveda will oversee Michael Baker’s railroad and transit operations, leading ...
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