Light Rail

WMATA Metrorail extensions, capacity and service enhancements for Virginia Railway Express (VRE) and new light rail transit (LRT) are among the numerous projects proposed by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority…
Switzerland-based rail transit vehicle supplier Stadler Rail has chosen Salt Lake City to establish a manufacturing base for its U.S. subsidiary, Stadler US Inc., beginning next year with construction of…
Caltrans released the public draft of the California State Rail Plan, which outlines a new framework for California’s rail network, for new and better rail transportation, and multimodal and community…
The second Bombardier Flexity Freedom LRV for the completed yet not-yet-operating Kitchener-Waterloo LRT in Ontario, Canada, was delivered to the Dutton Road storage and maintenance facility during the week of…
Siemens has made a “significant strategic equity investment” in Wi-Tronix, a supplier of remote monitoring, video analytics, and predictive diagnostic systems for rail rolling stock and infrastructure and other industrial…
Edward Brandis has joined LILEE Systems, a provider of smart connectivity solutions for the transportation industry, as Business Development Manager, Transit. He will focus on “increasing awareness within the North…
Transit and transportation planning and development consultant Cambridge Systematics is celebrating 45 years as an industry consultant.
The Chicago Transit Authority celebrated its 70th anniversary Oct. 1, the date when in 1947 the public agency started as owner and operator of what is the current Chicago Transit…
Wabtec Corp. has acquired AM General Contractor, a Europe-based manufacturer of safety systems, mainly for transit rail cars. Based in Europe, AM has annual sales of about $25 million.
Toronto’s Spadina Subway extension is scheduled to open for service in December, and the Canadian government’s transfer of funds from the proposed Sheppard East LRT to the approved Finch West…
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