Maintenance of Way

On Sept. 1, 2016, the Canadian government awarded a lion’s share of transit development agreements in the province of Alberta to the city of Edmonton.
HNTB has named Joseph Rago, PE, CEM, LEED as Senior Project Manager and Associate Vice President in the firm’s Northeast Division rail and transit practice. He will be based in…
VHB has been named the local lead signal design consultant to work as part of the Ansaldo STS team on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority $338 million project to equip…
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) at its Annual Membership Meeting in Orlando, Fla., inaugurated Whitmore Rail’s Bruce Wise as President, for a two-year term beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.
Brazil’s interim federal government led by president Michel Temer is investigating how to revive the country’s ambitious new line construction program at a time of financial austerity by involving the…
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is implementing a revised wheel tread profile across its entire fleet of rapid transit railcars to reduce flange squeal and improve ride quality.
In 2013, Alstom won the contract to supply and maintain 34 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles to the city of Ottawa for the O-Train Confederation Line. Now, it has won…
Officials on opposite sides of the country outlined plans to enhance safety of local rail systems using recently awarded federal funds.
Canadian pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) Infra has reached an agreement with CN to purchase infrastructure for its planned 41.5-mile (67 km) Metropolitan Electric Network…
The government of Canada and the province of Ontario reached an agreement that makes C$2.97 billion (US$2.3 billion) in combined funding available for infrastructure improvements in the province.
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