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Monday, 16 July 2012
16 July 2012

Wi-Tronix hails users conference utility

Wi-Tronix, LLC on Monday thanked "everyone who attended this year's Users Conference," the first such conference the company held to tap the expertise of "over 100 industry leaders to share, discuss, and learn best practices for implementing the Wi-Tronix remote monitoring solutions."

Monday, 16 July 2012
16 July 2012

Wabtec completes Tec Tran acquisition

Wabtec Corp. announced Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Tec Tran Corp., which manufactures hydraulic braking systems and related components.

Monday, 16 July 2012
16 July 2012

LaHood: True believer in HSR

Any attendees at the UIC 8th World Congress on High-Speed Rail in Philadelphia last week still skeptical of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's belief in HSR likely had those doubts removed.

Monday, 16 July 2012
16 July 2012

GWI releases 2Q freight traffic report

Greenwich, Conn.-based Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. Monday released its freight traffic results for the second quarter, noting total freight carload traffic fell 6.9% compared with the second quarter of 2011.

Monday, 16 July 2012
16 July 2012

Bombardier streetcar tours western Canada

Bombardier Transportation is promoting its Flexity Freedom streetcar design to cities in western Canada this summer, with the company displaying the low-floor wireless streetcar design in Edmonton, Alberta, this past weekend.

Friday, 13 July 2012
13 July 2012

Houston MTA chooses Trapeze technology

Mississauga, Ontario-based Trapeze Group Friday said the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) has chosen the company's Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) technology for Metro's rail and bus operations.

Friday, 13 July 2012
13 July 2012

Rio Grande Pacific selects RailComm

Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday it has been chosen to provide its state-of-the-art Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) train control system for Emmett, Idaho-based Rio Grande Pacific Corp. (RGPC).

Thursday, 12 July 2012
12 July 2012

AAR says weekly rail traffic is mixed

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) Thursday reported mixed weekly rail traffic for the week ending July 7, 2012, with U.S. railroads originating 243,156 carloads, down 1% compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week totaled 203,362 trailers and containers, up 5.6 ...
Thursday, 12 July 2012
12 July 2012

Bombardier opens new markets in Russia

Bombardier Transportation and Russian rail manufacturer UVZ signed agreements Thursday to jointly develop and sell metros and trams in Russia.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012
11 July 2012

Metro-North plans smartphone ticketing

MTA Metro-North announced Wednesday that it is working with Masabi US Ltd. to test a smartphone app "that will let people buy their train tickets anywhere, anytime and never have to hold a piece of paper."

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