The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) has reported that Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express will begin service to Burlington, Vt., next month. Also, Stantec has landed a contract extension for work on Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s (HART) light rail project; Southern California’s Metrolink is rolling out the next phase of its Earthquake Early Warning System; New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched an online trip planner for riders considering new Grand Central Madison commutes; and a new San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and North County Transit District (NCTD) program will offer free transit passes for young adults transitioning out of foster care.
Railway Age’s June 2022 issue is now available digitally, featuring the annual Guide to Equipment Leasing.
A settlement has been reached more than four years after Amtrak Cascades train 501, on its inaugural Point Defiance Bypass run, derailed in DuPont, Wash., as it entered a 30-mph curve at approximately 79 mph.
Cervello, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based cybersecurity firm, has been granted what it’s calling the ”first-ever U.S. patent (U.S. Pat. No.: US11247706B2) covering Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based cyber protection for railways.”
Hitachi Rail launched a new PTC onboard system and digital railcar telematics, and introduced enhancements to its current communications and signaling product line at this week’s Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. exhibition in Kansas City, Mo.
The May 2022 issue of Railway Age is available digitally, showcasing the honorees of our third-annual Readers’ Influential Leaders poll and covering signal failure avoidance, North American locomotive fleet stats, and more.
Operation and maintenance of the Pueblo, Colo.-based Transportation Technology Center (TTC) began transitioning to ENSCO, Inc., this week, with completion slated for October.
The April 2022 issue of Railway Age is now available digitally, showcasing our Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year for 2022 as well as deep-dives into the freight car and crosstie markets.
U.K.-based Tracsis plc, a provider of software, hardware, data analytics/GIS and services for the rail, traffic data and wider transport industries, has acquired Fairport, N.Y.-based rail technology software and services provider RailComm LLC in an all-cash transaction.
RAILWAY AGE MARCH 2022 ISSUE: U.S. high-speed rail is a mixed bag, with some projects more likely to succeed than others.