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Bombardier Transportation said Tuesday it has received an additional order from Israeli Railways (ISR) for the delivery of 72 double-deck coaches. This contract is part of a framework agreement concluded last October, which included a firm order for 78 coaches and foresees optional batches. ...
Britain’s Nomad Digital said Tuesday that passenger WiFi is now available on East Midlands Trains’ entire Meridian fleet (27 units), which provide service on the London-Sheffield and London-Nottingham routes. In addition, four of the 11 MKIII high speed trains have passenger WiFi install ...
Pittsburg, Kan.-based Watco Cos. said it has been awarded a long-term grain rail contract to provide services to the CBH Group of Western Australia. The CBH Group is a Western Australian farmer owned co-operative that was established in 1933. It’s controlled by more than 4,800 grower-shareho ...
In a decision served late Friday, the Surface Transportation Board said it was informed Thursday that the State of Maine and the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd. (MM&A) “have substantially completed the negotiation of a purchase and sale agreement and the related trackage right ...
Bombardier Transportation said Monday its BT Signaling B.V. operation has signed an agreement to purchase a stake in signaling equipment manufacturer United Electrical Engineering Plants, known as Elteza. Elteza is a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD). ...

The Railway Supply Institute has a new address: 425 Third Street, S.W., Suite 920, Washington, D.C. 20024.

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RSI’s telephone number remains the same at 202-347-4664, asdoes its fax number, 202-346-0047, and its website address, www.rsiweb.org/.

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L.B. Foster Co., and Portec Rail Products, Inc., have signed an agreement with Koppers, Inc., under which Koppers will purchase the assets of Portec’s rail joint business primarily located at Portec’s Huntington, W. Va., plant. Revenue for this business in 2010 is estimated at $22 millio ...
The Greenbrier Companies announced Friday that it has received orders for 2,000 new covered hoppers and other railcars valued at approximately $135 million. Booked in November and December, these orders come on top of orders received in September and October, valued at $200 million, subsequent to ...
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., continues to consider either light rail transit or streetcar options for a 2.7-mile route, but is concerned federal funds to support its effort won’t be forthcoming. The city’s Downtown Development Authority has been told earmarks for such a line are u ...
Arizona’s Valley Metro has received regional approval from the Maricopa Association of Governments to build a 2.6-mile streetcar route in Tempe, a Phoenix suburb east of the Arizona state capital. The approval follows three years of study that evaluated transit improvements to support both Te ...
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