Siemens

Siemens’ new 60,000 square-foot rail service headquarters in Sacramento, Calif., which serves as Siemens Mobility Customer Services U.S. headquarters and West Cost logistics hub, is now fully operational.
Brightline announced June 28 that it is celebrating another milestone in the building of its trainsets as it installed the Cummins prime-mover into its first diesel-electric Charger locomotive at the…
The first two Siemens SC-44 Charger diesel passenger locomotives have arrived in Colorado for the start of testing at TTCI’s Pueblo, Colo., facility.
The first engine has been installed in a new Siemens Charger locomotive, moving the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) one step closer to obtaining the state-of-the-art machines, the agency…
Siemens reached a production milestone at its Sacramento, Calif., manufacturing plant with installation of the first Cummins QSK95 diesel engine and traction alternator into the carbody of a new higher-speed…
Calgary Transit (CT) unveiled its new S200 LRV on Jan. 15, 2016 at the Oliver Bowen Maintenance Facility. The high floor vehicles are being designed and manufactured by Siemens at…
San Diego’s landmark light rail system, with its distinctive bright red LRVs, continues to expand in ridership and reach.
Siemens has been awarded a $118 million USD contract to build 13 ACS-64 electric locomotives for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), operator of regional and mass transit in Philadelphia,…
All Aboard Florida, the intercity passenger subsidiary of Florida East Coast Railway (FEC), announced on Nov. 9, 2015 that its Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Orlando service will be branded Brightline and also revealed…
California, Illinois and Maryland have ordered a combined 34 Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotives from Siemens Mobility, bringing the number of state Departments of Transportation procuring these units to six and…
Denver’s Regional Transit District (RTD) and Metro Transit in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul have exercised options worth a combined $132.1 million for 34 additional Siemens light rail vehicles.
On October 5 at Railway Interchange 2015, Siemens introduced RailFusion, a software solution that monitors and analyzes data points across an entire railroad's infrastructure, including onboard and wayside assets, such…
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Council Environmental Services has published a tender notice for a contract to supply 27 low-floor LRVs with an option for 50 more, even though Metro Transit…
Cummins Inc. announced Oct. 2, 2015 that the first production 95-liter, 16-cylinder QSK95 engine built to a rail specification has been shipped.
Michael Peter, 49, has been appointed CEO of Siemens’ Mobility Management Business Unit, effective Oct. 1, 2015. Most recently, Peter was head of the Mainline Rail Automation Business Segment in…
Portland, Ore. added a fifth line to its light rail network on Sept. 12, 2015 with the start of public services on the MAX Orange Line from Portland State University…
The Sacramento Regional Transit District (RTD) on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 will begin operating the first set of light rail vehicles newly refurbished by Siemens on the recently opened Blue…
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has decided to phase out its 10-unit fleet of AEM7 and HHP8 electric locomotives used for MARC regional/commuter rail service and replace them with eight…
Munich, Germany-based Siemens and Montreal, Canada-based Bombardier are engaging in preliminary talks to merge their rail businesses, according to a report in the July 29, 2015 edition of The Wall…
Salt Lake City’s TRAX LRT has generated 1,300 new jobs that have spurred an estimated $225 million in value to the local economy, according to a study conducted by the…
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