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The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System board has unanimously approved the award of a contract worth $205.2 million to Siemens for the supply 57 S70 model low-floor light rail vehicles over a two-year period. The new cars will replace some of the 134 vehicles now in operation on the MTS lines. Ele ...
GE Transportation has shipped two of its global-class PowerHaul Series freight locomotives to Freightliner Group Ltd. in the United Kingdom. They are the first of a 30-unit order placed in November 2007, the largest order of freight locomotives in Freightliner's history, and they represents GE Trans ...
The Ontario government's requirement for state-of-the-art clean diesel trains on the rail link between Toronto and Pearson airport will likely double the cost of locomotives, an industry expert told the Toronto Globe and Mail. Diesel locomotive technology that can meet “Tier 4” emissions ...
CSX Chairman, President, and CEO Michael J. Ward was presented the Salzberg Medallion on Oct. 6 by the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. ...
Citing a overwhelming number of applications, the Federal Railroad Administration has made a change to the ARRA ( ...
L.B. Foster Co. has won a $2.7-million contract to supply rail fasteners, trackwork and new rail to the Allegheny County Port Authority Light Rail System's 1.2-mile North Shore Connector. The new light rail corridor will utilize two bored tunnels beneath the Allegheny River to connect Pittsburgh&rsq ...
Jay H. Walder began work as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York by meeting with employees at the Corona Subway Maintenance Shop and the Casey Stengel Bus Depot in Queens, before greeting customers at the Main Street Station on the #7 line. He ...
Dallas Area Rapid Transit's Northwest Corridor to Irving/DFW Final Environmental Impact Statement is the recipient of the Federal Transit Administration's Outstanding Achievement Award for Excellence in Environmental Document Preparation. The FEIS provided the environmental clearances for the first ...
President Barack Obama nominated a top official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to serve on Amtrak’s board of directors. Anthony Coscia has been chairman of the Port Authority’s board of commissioners since April 2003. The White House said in a statement tha ...
Ray LaHood, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, was recognized by more than 1,400 participants at the American Public Transportation Association's Annual Meeting for his work creating and supporting more than 250,000 jobs with investments in public transportation due to the success of the American ...
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