Communications

Bolingbrook, Ill.-based Wi-Tronix, LLC announced Tuesday, July 30, 2013 its Second Annual User Conference will commence on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Ill.
Wabtec Corp. reported record second-quarter earnings and revenue Thursday, July 25, 2013, spurred by what the company said was strong performance in its Transit Group.
MRAIL Services, a business specializing in supplying products and services to the transportation industry, has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Ohio River Valley-Women’s Business Council,…
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has engaged Protran Technology for pedestrian and trespassing detection/warning systems on its surface-running light rail network.
Rail industry veteran Wes Coates has joined SYSTRA as Vice President, Sector Manager, Planning & Operations Analysis.
Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 told a Senate Commerce Committee panel that, despite investments of roughly $2.8 billion since 2008…
Carmel, Ind.-based Ritron, Inc. said Tuesday, June 11, 2013 it has delivered an order for 350 pieces of the Ritron NXDN digital locomotive radios to the Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm says it has provided a yard control system to a yard in Geismar, La.
SYSTRA has implemented enhancements to its RAILSIM® modeling program for the Advanced Civil Speed Enforcement System (ACSES) Positive Train Control (PTC) system. ACSES is the overlay PTC technology utilized on…
The reaction my face registered (he later recounted) was remarkable when he said, “I’m in public transit.”
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) will be co-hosting the USA Pavilion at the Business on Rails trade show, Nov. 5-7, 2013, in São Paulo,…
Siemens Rail Automation, which is part of the company’s Mobility and Logistics Division-Infrastructure & Cities Sector, has completed its acquisition of Invensys Rail, “expanding the company’s footprint in the global…
Brandon Swartley, P.E., SYSTRA’s Sector Manager for Traction Power and Chair of IEEE’s (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers) VTS (Vehicular Technology Society) Philadelphia Chapter, last month accepted the IEEE…
GE Transportation’s Optimization Solutions division has signed an agreement to implement an integrated rail network planning and optimization system with Aurizon (formerly Queensland Rail National), Australia’s largest freight rail company.
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday it has provided a yard control system, as well as remote control blue flag protection, to a yard in Alliance, Neb.
MTA New York City Transit Thursday officially established 30 subway stations on Manhattan's West Side as accessible to Wi-Fi needs. MTA officials were joined by executives from four companies in…
Key subway stations in New York have begun acquiring touchscreen information kiosks, to be activated this summer, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority continues to layer 21st century technology over its…
Dennis Glenn Boll, retired Assistant Vice President-Signals, BNSF Railway, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, Minn., after a long battle with cancer. He was 65.
Spokespersons for VIA Rail Canada said Thursday the railroad this spring will offer the capability for passengers to stream live videos on their laptops, smart phone, or tablet.
Invensys Rail says it will serve as a subcontractor to Five Star Electric Corp. in a project to replace two rail interlockings for MTA New York City Transit.
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