Communications

Alstom Thursday said it has signed a signaling system contract worth 17 million euros ($21.4 million) with WSW mobil GmbH to install an ERTMS1-based train command and control system on…
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) announced its 2012 College Scholarship Program, which will award three separate scholarships to well-qualified students.
MAC Products Inc. on Monday said it has acquired ProTran1 LLC and ProTran Technologies, producers of worker and pedestrian related safety equipment and devices for the transportation industry.
BNSF has announced “a new interactive map highlighting events and activities along its 32,000-mile rail network.”
Bombardier Transportation said Thursday it has delivered "the world's first application of a European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) regional solution on the Västerdal line in Sweden."
INIT said Tuesday that GO Transit, a division of Metrolinx, has chosen the company to deploy a new fleet management system for 47 GO Transit railcars, as well as 424…
With the addition of the United States and Hungary, InnoTrans 2012 will have a record 32 countries mounting combined national and regional displays of their transport technology at the ninth…
Cubic Transportation Systems has introduced Nextaccount, which it describes as "the first of several new products in Cubic's solution systems portfolio for the next generation of fully integrated Automated Fare Collection (AFC) systems."
Marquette, Mich.-based Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad (LS&I) has been using RailComm's state-of-the-art Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) train control system to dispatch its railroad since 2007, but the DOC® System…
Noted transportation academician Anthony Perl added his considerable expertise in rail transportation to the pool of Railway Age bloggers this week.
Railway Age sister publication Railway Track & Structures launched a redesign with its March 2012 issue. The new look is designed to better reflect the progression and energy of the…
Applications for the Railway Supply Institute's 2012/2013 Academic Year Scholarship are now available online—but the deadline of April 20, 2012, is not all that far away, so apply now.
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm on Thursday announced that Michael Dampier has joined the company as vice president of Sales and Marketing. Dampier will be based in Jacksonville, Fla.
Louisville, Ky.-based Invensys Rail Corp. said Tuesday it and Lilee Systems have joined forces to bring a new Wayside Messaging Server (WMS) to Positive Train Control (PTC) applications across North…
Thales and Siemens on Tuesday announced they have been awarded a contract to provide a permanent communications-based train control (CBTC) test track facility for Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York…
Fairport, N.Y. based RailComm said Thursday it has provided a wireless remote control derail system at Amtrak's Maintenance Facility in Hialeah, Fla., outside Miami.
Thales announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a contract from Hyundai Rotem for communications-based train control (CBTC) signaling on the Sin Bundang Line, linking Seongnam, South Korea, with Seoul, the capital.
"Good web design is making a comeback," says Rob O'Regan, editor of eMedia Vitals website, citing five recently revamped websites, including Railway Age magazine's recently redesigned website. 
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France-based Thales Group said Monday it has been awarded a contract by IHI Corp. to resignal and upgrade the automated people mover (APM) located within Hong Kong international airport.
Railway Age Publisher Jonathan Chalon on Friday announced the “official launch of the new Railway Age website.”
18
Page 18 of 23