For the first time in the U.S., Siemens Mobility will be showing at Railway Interchange 2019 (RSSI Booth #4137) its TPS Online Movement Planning Solution, currently “one of the most talked-about technologies since successful deployment across Europe including the U.K., Germany, France and Scandinavia, where it is currently supporting Norway’s autonomous train operations.”
Trucking, intermodal and logistics services provider Schneider has added a new service to its lineup of Intermodal solutions: Schneider Rail Dray, which focuses on the initial and end moves of intermodal transportation, getting freight from shipper to ramp and ramp to receiver.
American Turbocharger Technologies LLC (ATT), a subsidiary of A. Stucki Company, recently completed expansion of its operation by adding a new 7,500-square-foot building, which adds to the 20,000-plus square feet ATT already occupies to refurbish power-boosting turbochargers, primarily for railroad locomotives but also for marine and industrial applications.
Pittsburgh-based Hitachi Rail STS USA has partnered with the Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE) program at Penn State Altoona to donate a MicroLok® Wayside Control System.
After nearly a decade of analysis and active engagement with communities along the route, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) Board of Directors recently concurred with staff recommendations for the Preferred Alternatives for the high-speed rail routes in Northern California.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Sept. 16 released a proposed $51.5 billion 2020-2024 capital investment plan it describes as “by far the highest in the MTA’s history, increasing spending on infrastructure by 70% over current levels.” MTA plans to invest more than $40 billion in New York City Transit subways and buses as well as make major investments in the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North commuter rail networks.
Two vacant seats on the five-member Surface Transportation Board (STB) could be filled by early 2020, as a Democrat—to be paired with an already nominated Republican—has emerged as a likely nominee.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ended September 14, 2019, and it’s the same sad, old song and dance with regards to volume.
EnviroServe recently opened of a new office in Denver, Colo., which brings the company’s total operations to 17 locations across multiple states.
GWIP, LLC, a managed affiliate of The Broe Group, has sold a land parcel within the Windsor, Colo., Great Western Industrial Park (GWIP) to Intersand America Corp., a global cat litter producer.