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For Shift5, $20MM in Series A Funding

OT (Operational Technology) cybersecurity company Shift5 has raised $20 million in Series A funding that will be used “to provide enhanced cybersecurity and operational intelligence for commercial transportation fleet operators and military platforms—aircraft, railways, military vehicles.” 645

Texas Investors Form HSR Station Development Company (UPDATED)

Now that approvals and permitting have been secured from the Federal Railroad Administration and State of Texas, “terminal development is the next step,” high-speed rail hopeful Texas Central said on Oct. 13, when its announced formation of the Texas High-Speed Rail Station Development Corporation (SDC). Meanwhile, two Texas Republican congressmen have sent a letter to the USDOT accusing Texas Central of attempting to engage in questionable business practices.

Next-Gen Train Control and Rail Insights USMCA: Two Not-to-be-Missed Railway Age Conferences

Over the next two months, Railway Age will be presenting two important conferences: Next-Generation Train Control (NGTC) on Oct. 20-21, and Rail Insights USMCA on Nov. 11. Both events are virtual and feature speakers who are industry leaders in their respective fields.

Now On Line: Railway Age October 2021 Digital Edition

Railway Age’s October 2021 issue is now available digitally, with the latest on Canadian Pacific Kansas City, plus the annual Railroad Financial Desk Book.

2021 Women in Rail Awards Deadline Extended: Oct. 5

Do you know a visionary woman in the rail industry? The deadline for the fifth annual Railway Age Women in Rail awards has been extended and is fast approaching: Oct. 5. Nominate a colleague or yourself today.