Communications

L.B. Foster Company has acquired TEW Engineering Ltd. of Nottingham, U.K., a 100-year-old engineering firm that designs, manufactures, and supports such applications as control panels, mimic diagrams, dynamic displays, passenger…
San Jose, Calif.-based Lilee Systems on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 announced "the availability of its TransAir™ LMS-2450 series, a locomotive messaging and application server (LMS) series that the company says…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said it has "completed the installation of an advanced remote switch and third-rail heater control system for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority [SEPTA]."
Thales said Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 it will "provide its ETCS Level 2 signaling technology for the suburban rail line between Mexico City and Toluca, the capital of the State…
Braking systems supplier Knorr-Bremse has signed an agreement to acquire Selectron Systems AG of Lyss, Switzerland, a supplier of train control technology. Through this acquisition, Knorr-Bremse said it is “expanding…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 it has "migrated to a new datacenter in response to increased operations through its hosted delivery service."
Chicago area transit agencies Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and suburban bus operator Pace have awarded Cubic Transportation Systems a contract to supply an integrated, smart phone-based system supporting a…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) seeks federal funds to add infrastructure and increase capacity on its Canarsie "L" line linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, currently handling huge increases in passenger…
The Federal Railroad Administration has given Caltrain the green light to proceed with the installation and testing of its CBOSS (Caltrain Communications Based Overlay Signal System) Positive Train Control (PTC)…
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has awarded Rockwell Collins a contract to develop the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system for LACMTA's Foothill Gold Line Extension and…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm says it has been selected "to provide and install a state-of-the-art car tracking and inventory management solution at Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks (TASD)."
Thales Chairman and CEO Jean-Bernard Levy has tendered his resignation to the company's Board of Directors, ending a stint at the helm of the company that began in 2012.
Huber+Suhner says it has been awarded a contract by Hitachi Rail Europe to supply a range of its RADOX® cables and SENCITY® Rail antennas for use in the train control…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 it has been selected to provide remote control to multiple switch locations and install a shove track protection system at a Class…
Railway Equipment Co. (RECo) has announced additions and improvements to its high-efficiency, reliable Cragg Railcharger switch mode power supply battery charger line, including a new 60 amp Switch Mode Charger…
Metrolinx, Toronto’s regional public transportation provider, has selected mobile transit ticketing supplier Bytemark to develop a mobile ticketing system for Union Pearson Express, the soon-to-open regional rail link connecting Toronto…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm says it has been selected to replace the communication infrastructure for Portland, Ore., Trimet's CTC Dispatch System at 10 separate locations.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has awarded Cubic Transportation Systems $9 million contract to upgrade its TAP universal fare collection system.
Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) says its $130 million smart-card payment system, now dubbed "SEPTA Key," will be implemented on Philadelphia-area buses and subways beginning early next year, with implementation…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 that a large Long Beach, Calif.-based container terminal selected the company "to provide remote automation to a new facility installation."
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