Latest News Continued
06 January 2011

Brooklyn

MTA New York City Transit is set to begin repairs and improvements to Brooklyn’s Culver Line, including the rebuilding of the viaduct structure and the renewal of its tracks, signals and switches. It will also rehabilitate the Smith-9th station and restore platforms, canopies, and the histo ...
Bombardier Transportation said Thursday it has delivered its CITYFLO 650 transit signaling system for the first phase of the Shenzhen Metro Line3 in southern China. This is the first application of Bombardier communication-based train control (CBTC) signaling technology on a steel-wheel, rail transi ...
Delays in Port Authority of Allegheny County (Pa.) light rail service both Monday and Tuesday remain a mystery to PAT officials, but the authority reportedly is investigating whether the service woes were part of an unannounced labor slowdown. “We know that there were excessive ...
New York-Atlantic City train service funded in large measure by three Atlantic City, N.J., casino properties will be suspended between Jan. 14 and May 13, reportedly due to low ridership. The train, in operation since February 2009, is operated by New Jersey Transit and uses upgraded Bom ...
Bombardier Transportation Wednesday said it has been awarded another major contract in Latvia for its INTERFLO 200 signaling, to be used in the “Second Railway Track Construction, Skrivery-Krustpils” project. ...
Wabtec Corp. announced Wednesday that it has strengthened its presence in Brazil by acquiring Adantech Industria e Comercio de Metal, a friction products company serving both transit and freight markets. ...
Parsons Corp. Wednesday said it has appointed William “Bill” Crosbie vice president of Railroad Programs and Deputy Sector Manager in the Rail and Transit Division of its Transportation Group. Crosbie will lead the overall expansion and strategic development of Parsons' railroad program ...
Railway Age’s annual survey shows that 1,129 passenger railcars were delivered to operators in the U.S. and Canada in 2010. That was just 12 cars shy the 1,141 that the magazine reported were ordered in 2009, which itself was the highest level of deliveries since 2002. ...
Bombardier Transportation said Tuesday it has signed a five-year contract with Houston Airport System of the City of Houston for the operation and maintenance of its INNOVIA APM 100 automated people mover system at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Subject to meeting the agreed performance targe ...
The Whitmore Group has announced Bruce Wise has joined the company as director of railroad sales, and will oversee the global railroad operations of the company. Wise comes to the Whitmore Group after serving as vice president and general manager of Portec Rail Products, Inc.—RMP Division. ...
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