Light Rail

Wabtec Corp. has acquired Metalocaucho, a European-based manufacturer of transit products, primarily rubber components for passenger car suspension and vibration control systems.
Siemens on June 16, 2015 publicly unveiled a full-scale mockup of its new S200 SF light rail vehicle for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). The agency exercised an…
Railway Age’s roundup of significant North American projects in all modes of passenger rail—regional/commuter, rapid transit, light rail, intercity and high/higher-speed.
Jerome Marullo has joined the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Railway Division as Eastern Regional Advertising Sales Manager, with responsibility for Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal. He…
Efficiency and effectiveness are the hallmark of award-winning Utah Transit Authority.
Toronto’s venerable Royal York Hotel, built by the Canadian Pacific Railway, was the main setting for the 2015 Global AirRail Conference, held May 20-23, 2015. The hotel’s location was ideal,…
The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Metro), Houston, Tex., marked the opening of two new light rail lines over the weekend of May 23, 2015.
Parsons Corp. has appointed of Jannet M. Walker as Vice President and Deputy Eastern Sector Manager of the company’s Rail and Transit Systems Division. She will be based in Jacksonville,…
Foothill Transit Constructors, a Kiewit-Parsons joint venture, is nearing completion of the $265-million Gold Line Operations Campus in Monrovia, Calif., built as part of the 11.5-mile Foothill Gold Line light…
The City of Chicago Department of Aviation has awarded a $310 million design-build contract to Parsons to replace and expand O’Hare International Airport’s Automated Transit System (ATS) on a basis.
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