Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline) recently broke ground on 170 miles of new track in the intermodal facility located in the South Terminal at the Orlando International Airport as part of the company’s Phase 2 expansion into Central Florida.
Mosaic Transit Group (MTG) has awarded Thales a contract for a SelTrac™ Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) signaling system for the new Finch West LRT in northwest Toronto. MTG’s contract is a DBFM (design, build, finance, maintain) project awarded by Metrolinx, with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) as operator. The project is slated for completion and revenue service in 2023, and includes a 30-year maintenance service contract that will be performed by MTG.
James Grice, a second-year University of Kent (Britain) Business School BSc (Bachelor of Science) Management student, has launched a new iPhone app designed to help make rail travel more accessible for blind and visually impaired travelers by alerting them when their train is nearing a station stop, ensuring that they don’t miss it.
Focused Technology Solutions, Inc. (FTS) recently announced that Kirk Kreisher has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.
RAILWAY AGE, JUNE 2019 ISSUE: Toronto’s unprecedented growth has spurred conversations on new ways to approach Transit-Oriented Development, with lessons for both Canada and the U.S.
Siemens Mobility, Inc. – Seeking Qualified DBE & Small Business Firms for Supplies & Services The Siemens Mobility, Inc. Rolling Stock factory in Sacramento, CA is seeking qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)
Siemens Mobility Inc. – DBE Goal Notice In accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26, Siemens Mobility, Inc. Rolling Stock, hereby proposes an overall goal
The Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) named Rob Padgette to be its new Managing Director, effective July 1, 2019. He will oversee management and operations of the 170-mile Capitol Corridor regional/commuter rail system, replacing David Kutrosky, who is stepping down after nearly 10 years at the helm, Padgette first joined the CCJPA as Deputy Managing Director in January 2018.
Contract operator Keolis North America on June 21 launched the long-awaited ION Light Rail Transit (LRT) at Kitchener’s Fairway Station.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL RAIL AUTHORITY RFP No. MSOP150-20 RAIL OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, AND SUPPORT SERVICES
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL RAIL AUTHORITY RFP No. MSOP150-20 RAIL OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, AND SUPPORT SERVICES The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (“Authority”) invites proposals from qualified firms to provide rail operations, maintenance and