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SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc., Norwell, Mass., a privately held systems integrator, has promoted Greg Sparrow to Vice President of Transportation Solutions. The move comes two years after he led the…
Confirmation of career-railroader Ronald L. Batory as Federal Railroad Administrator has been delayed by New Jersey and New York’s Senate delegation—Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand ((D-N.Y.), Cory Booker…
Wabtec Corp. in reporting results on July 25 for the second quarter of 2017, noted a sales increase of nearly 30% and revised its guidance for the remainder of 2017…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has authorized initiation of Revenue Service Demonstration (RSD) operations for Positive Train Control (PTC) on North County Transit District (NCTD) Coaster trains, including revenue (passenger-carrying)…
Global mining conglomerate Rio Tinto says AutoHaul®—the US$518 million automation of its Western Australia Pilbara iron ore heavy-haul rail network—is progressing well, with about 20% of all train-miles now operating…
The White House on July 11 announced that President Donald Trump has nominated Ronald L. Batory, who recently retired as President and Chief Operating Officer of Conrail, as the next…
Leica Geosystems, a division of Hexagon Geosystems and a provider of measurement technology, has acquired rail measurement specialist InfraMeasure. The acquisition, which creates a new Rail division, provides Leica Geosystems…
Legislation to improve rail safety through amplified use of the free-market forces of competition and innovation has been introduced in the Senate by Surface Transportation Subcommittee Chairman Deb Fischer (R-Neb.).
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has given the go-ahead for Revenue Service Demonstration (RSD) of North County Transit District’s (NCTD) Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation project, managed by by Herzog…
Unnamed sources inside Bombardier and Siemens AG have told the Montreal Gazette that the two companies are considering various joint ventures as part of the planned merger of their respective…
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