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Timing of Philly transit strike questioned
As of 12:01 a.m. Nov. 1, one week before Election Day, when thousands of Philadelphia inner-city residents would be using the city’s transit system to get to the polls, 4,738…
NJT completes PTC radio spectrum acquisition; sets ops, capex budgets
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,…
Cubic wins Northern station gate contract
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) announced October 24 it was awarded a contract from Northern, the U.K.’s largest train operator outside London, to supply electronic gates at its stations.
On the air with Ernie Anastos
Ernie Anastos, anchor of the 6:00 news on WNYW-TV Fox 5 New York, is one of the best broadcast journalists I’ve come across in numerous television appearances during my nearly…
F40PH-3s riding Metra rails
The first of 41 Metra F40PH locomotives rebuilt under a $91 million remanufacturing contract has returned to service. Now designated as F40PH-3s, these units, features the railroad’s new paint scheme…
RFQ issued for Hurontario LRT
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a DBFOM (design build, finance, operate and maintain) contract for the Hurontario LRT (light rail transit) project…
Caltrain tackling “real jerk moves”
“Real jerk moves” have nothing to do with excessive slack action on Caltrain push-pull commuter trains. Rather, in the words of one customer, they have to do with certain passengers,…
Strato taps Lullman for key sales post
Long-time railway supply executive Alan C. Lullman has joined Strato, Inc. as Vice President of Sales. He brings a broad range of experience including executive sales and business development for the…
NTSB releases preliminary report into Hoboken train accident
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the preliminary report on the investigation of the New Jersey Transit accident at Hoboken Terminal that left one person dead and 110 injured.
Gateway: Paradise by the Permitting Dashboard lights?
Amtrak’s Gateway Program to construct two new rail tunnels under the Hudson River to bring the number of tracks connecting New Jersey and New York City from two to four…
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