On the heels of a dreary May, things are not looking up for rail traffic in June, according to figures released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
RAILWAY AGE AT THE ALSTOM MANUFACTURING FACILITY, HORNELL, N.Y., JUNE 12, 2019: Alstom Transportation is building the next generation of high-speed trainsets for Amtrak‘s Northeast Corridor Acela Express service. The new equipment is scheduled to enter service sometime in 2021 between Washington, D.C. and Boston.
HNTB Corp. recently announced that long-time employee Wayne Feuerborn has been named president of the firm’s West Division, overseeing infrastructure programs in growth markets, such as rail/transit, tolling and aviation.
CRRC presented its SigThemis ETCS solution at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Stockholm on June 10.
TekTracking recently announced that it has appointed Joe Denny as Chief Technology Officer.
In an effort to expand the distribution of malted grain for the distillery and brewing industries in the northern Kentucky region, Louisville & Indiana Railroad (LIRC) and Great Western Malting Co. (GWM) have developed a new, 33-railcar transload facility.
Railroad Software recently announced the hiring of Tim Elsberry—who has more than 40 years of service in the industry—as its Vice President of Business Development.
Railway Age, June 2019 Issue, The Evolution in Track Geometry Technology: As railroaders know, establishing and maintaining proper track geometry requires frequent attention to maintain safe and fluid operation. Despite best efforts, derailments will occasionally occur due to geometry exceptions, prompting track engineers to look for more effective methods of correcting issues before they become problems.
Railway Age, June 2019 Issue, Combining Big Data Analytics With Remote Monitoring: Advancing safe and efficient rail operations continues to be a primary focus of North American freight railroad operations. What is particularly exciting right now is that the data available to railroads, both in its detail and volume, enables them to manage their operations in ways that were not possible before.
IRJ at Wheel Detection Forum 2019, Vienna: New York City Transit (NYCT) has awarded Syntony Corp. a contract for the trial deployment of its SubWave underground GPS technology on the city’s subway network.