Wabtec is supplying brake systems to Alstom for use on trains that will run on the 14.3-mile (23.3-kilometer) Hinjewadi-Shivajinagar Metro Line 3 in India. (Wabtec Photograph)

Wabtec Lands Brake System Order from Alstom

Alstom Transport India Ltd. has selected Wabtec brake systems for the 22 new three-car trains it is building to support Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited and Pune Metro Rail Development Authority for the Metro Line 3 project.

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Supply Side: Duos, Alstom

Duos Technologies, Inc. (Duos) releases two new passenger artificial intelligence (AI) detection models. Also, Alstom’s virtual universe brings rail innovation to life in a digital world.

Brightline has expanded its first and last mile service, offering riders new bi-directional fixed-route shuttles between its passenger rail stations and Miami International Airport (MIA), Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Miami Beach. (Brightline Photograph)

Transit Briefs: Brightline, PANY/NJ

Brightline is now offering shuttle service to South Florida airports and Miami Beach. Also, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANY/NJ) will go forward with bus service, not rail, to link LaGuardia Airport with New York City subways and commuter railroads; has approved an AirTrain Newark (N.J.) access improvement project; and selects Alstom for an AirTrain Newark operations and maintenance services contract.

Alstom will provide 130 trolley vehicles to SEPTA to replace the existing fleet, which has served riders since the 1980s.

Alstom Lands SEPTA Order for 130 LRVs

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) on Feb. 23 awarded a contract to Alstom Transportation, Inc., for 130 new Citadis™ light rail vehicles, with an option to order up to 30 more. The base order is valued at approximately $714 million.

Alstom and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) are collaborating “to help advance cybersecurity education, development and research in the transportation industry.” (RIT Photograph)
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Supply Side: Alstom, Amsted Digital

Alstom and the Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology sign a three-year Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on cybersecurity education. Also, Amsted Digital Solutions SAS expands its contract with Ermewa SA, a European lessor of freight and intermodal railcars.

Transit Briefs: MORPC, Alstom

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) and Ohio mayors work to advance Amtrak expansion plans. Also, Alstom’s automated people mover (APM) at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport carries first passengers across new extension.

(Image Courtesy of Wabtec via LinkedIn)
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Supply Side: Wabtec, Actasys/Alstom

Wabtec Corporation has earned a “Commercial Technology of the Year” award from S&P Global Commodity Insights. Also, thermal device management firm Actasys Inc. has signed a development agreement with Alstom.