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Siemens has been awarded a contract worth approximately €25 million (US$32 million) by the state government of Nuevo León (Secretaría de Obras Públicas del Estado de Nuevo León) to equip Metro Line 3 in Monterrey, Mexico with telecommunications, signaling, and operations control systems. ...
The Surface Transportation Board, in a decision dated Oct. 14, 2014 (Docket No. EP 724, “United States Rail Service Issues,” has asked Canadian Pacific Railway to “answer specific questions to clarify ambiguities related to CP’s efforts to resolve service problems and respond to fall pe ...
CSX posted record third-quarter 2014 net earnings of $509 million, or $0.51 per share, up from net earnings of $455 million, or $0.45 per share, in the same period last year. This performance was supported by volume increases of 7%, with broad-based growth across nearly all markets CSX serves. ...
Paul Jablonski, CEO of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), was recognized as the Outstanding Public Transportation Manager for 2014 by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
Amtrak has contracted with Siemens to build a new Sitras SFC Plus static frequency converter for upgrading its Metuchen traction power facility in northern New Jersey, along the Northeast Corridor. The order includes the delivery, installation, commissioning, and integration of two 30-megawatt ...
Cummins Inc. is presenting its engine lineup for public transportation customers at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston. Products available for both transit bus and rail markets are on display, “representing the diverse portfolio of Cummins diesel and natural ...
Canadian Pacific has approached CSX about a merger, and CSX has rejected the proposal, according to reports in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Toronto’s Globe & Mail, and other major media outlets. The reports attributed unnamed sources close to the railroads, not CP and CSX them ...

Ferromex railroad has chosen RailComm to provide yard automation to 80-plus newly-installed switch machines, which will be controlled via the RailComm Domain Operations Controller (DOC) in Torreon City, Mexico.

Thales Group announced Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 it will unveil its Thales' latest generation Platform Gate Family revenue collection system" at the American Public Transportation Association Expo, being held next week in Houston.

Greenbrier on Oct. 10, 2014 reiterated its support for the Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) proposed Option 2 design for new tank cars in flammable service built after Oct. 1, 2015, which will be designated the DOT-116.

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