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British-based Nomad Digital, a provider of data connectivity services to the global rail industry, said Friday it has appointed Alexander Eriksen as its new CEO. Eriksen joined Nomad Sept. 5, and is based in the company’s London office. ...
The American Public Transportation Association released a statement Friday by ATPA President William Millar, who said: ...
Oregon’s Metro government on Thursday said it will approve construction of a new highway and rail bridge across the Columbia River, linking Oregon and Washington State. Metro is the last of the six local entities that must approve the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the bridge, which ...
09 September 2011

Fitch downgrades MTA to

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority debt was downgraded Thursday by Fitch Ratings, one of three ratings agencies on Wall Street, from “A+” to “A”. The move could mean MTA would have pay more for its debt, exacerbating its already stressed budgetary sta ...
STV Group, Inc. said late Thursday its Board of Directors has appointed Dominick M. Servedio, P.E., executive chairman, and Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. ...
U.S. freight carload traffic fell 0.4% in the week ending Sept. 3, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal freight traffic also fell, down 1.3%, compared with a year ago. ...
Wabtec Corp.’s MotivePower subsidiary has signed contracts valued at about $30 million to build locomotives for commuter rail projects in Central Florida and Seattle. The locomotives are scheduled for delivery in 2012-13. ...
Norfolk Southern announced Thursday that it has filed objections with the Chief Administrative Law Judge of the U.S. Department of Labor to the Aug. 8, 2011, findings of a Regional Administrator of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). ...
Bombardier Transportation Thursday hosted a “global launch” of its FLEXITY 2 tram in Blackpool, England. Blackpool and Lancashire County Council purchased the equipment to “revitalize Britain's most traditional tram system and will operate 16 new, ultra-modern FLEXITY 2 vehicles o ...
Cautioning that one week of ridership does not forecast any specific outcome, Hampton Roads Transit officials nonetheless expressed satisfaction over ridership numbers notched by The Tide as light rail transit notched its first week of revenue service in Norfolk, Va. ...
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