Sister companies Knorr Brake Company (KBC) and New York Air Brake (NYAB) have introduced the jointly developed EE-26™ electropneumatic passenger rail brake system, which they say “is engineered for safety, performance, uptime and lower total cost of ownership.”
Author: William C. Vantuono
In this Rail Group On Air podcast, part of our series with the Commuter Rail Coalition, North County Transit District Executive Director and CEO Matt Tucker, BNSF Assistant Vice President Passenger Operations
New Jersey Transit on Feb. 18 issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for its “Innovation Challenge” to develop “an inventive and original solution” to increase transit capacity between the Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station at Secaucus Junction and the Meadowlands Sports and Entertainment Complex.
Grand Canyon Railway steam locomotive no. 4960 will return to the rails hauling excursion trains this year.
Industry veteran Robert Fletcher has Focused Technology Solutions (a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway Company) as Sales Executive.
Carload Express, Inc. wholly owned subsidiary Allegheny Valley Railroad Company (AVR) has opened a new Pittsburgh, Pa., transload facility.
Pro-Tech Group, LLC has demonstrated what it’s describing as “an industry-first mobile container system that utilizes empty autoracks.”
One of the oldest names in “people movers” has landed major contracts at three Canadian transit agencies.
In 2020, business development investments by BNSF customers in their rail physical plants totaled approximately $1.1 billion.
RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: CSX and MBTA’s commuter rail operation are improving locomotive performance and availability through precision monitoring and analysis of fuel and lube oil, respectively.