Communications

Stuart Chirls has joined the staff of Railway Age as Senior Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City.
Next Generation Train Control (NGTC) has been a popular subject for conferences for a number of years. However, judging by the attendees at past NGTC-related conferences, this is a subject…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded a $98 million contract to RailWorks Corp. subsidiary L.K. Comstock & Company Inc., to upgrade the MTA New York City Transit Kings…
Kansas City Southern will invest $550 million to $560 million in 2017 capital, a 4% to 5% percent reduction from its $584 million 2016 capex program.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $223.3 million contract to L.K. Comstock & Company Inc. to upgrade the New York City Transit Queens Boulevard Line (QBL)…
Pan Am Southern LLC (PAS, the joint venture of Pan Am Railways and Norfolk Southern) and Pan Am Railways (PAR) itself on Dec. 20 served default and dispute notices concerning…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Michael S. Venter an Assistant Vice President and Senior Engineering Manager in its New York City office.
Railway Age presents its second annual Fast Trackers contest, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields…
GE Transportation announced its acquisition of Iders Incorporated, an electronic product design and manufacturing company for the rail industry.
Dr. Alan F. Rumsey, P.Eng., FIRSE, has spent his entire career in railway signaling and communications, and is one of the driving forces behind CBTC (communications-based train control) for rail…
The railroads that make up the Chicago Planning Group and the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO) in December 2015 opened the Chicago Integrated Rail Operations Center (CIROC) to monitor and…
Railway Age presents its second annual Fast Trackers contest, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields…
International consulting/engineering firm Ricardo Rail has appointed Brian Ruddy to the new role of Business Development Manager, U.S. to focus specifically on the domestic market. He will be based at…
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) announced Nov. 22 the award of a $4.8 million contract modification from the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to upgrade its Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) system.
Railinc Corp. announced it has been named a winner at the 2016 North Carolina Tech Awards in the category of “Industry-Driven Company.”
GE Transportation and Transnet announced a South Africa partnership on Nov. 15.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has embarked on a three-month pilot program with technology provider TransLoc to integrate the state’s Amtrak train stations with public transit and Uber through…
RailComm’s new, patented iTrack Intelligent Yard Inventory system has been successfully deployed at Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks (TASD).
New Jersey Transit has executed a lease agreement with the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the last component of radio spectrum needed for its Positive Train Control (PTC) system,…
Herzog announced on October 19 that after 46 years in the Heavy Civil Construction Industry, Ralph G. Larison – Senior Vice President and National Construction Division Manager has transitioned as…
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