Brookville Equipment Corporation

NJT celebrates “Earth Week” by unveiling its first-ever sustainability plan. (NJT Image)

Transit Briefs: Amtrak Virginia, LACMTA, NJT, MWAA

Amtrak Virginia and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) experience double-digit ridership growth in March. Also, New Jersey Transit (NJT) releases its first sustainability plan; and Brookville Equipment Corporation receives a Notice to Proceed on a $16.4 million contract from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).

Brookville on Feb. 13 reported that its Quality Assurance Program has been validated as compliant with ISO 9001:2015 standards. (Brookville Photograph)
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Supply Side: Brookville, L.B. Foster

Brookville Equipment Corporation earns ISO 9001:2015 standard compliance certification. Also, L.B. Foster Company rebrands and unveils a new global website.

McNeil Named Brookville EVP

Brookville Equipment Corporation has promoted Joel McNeil to Executive Vice President. He will continue to oversee the Business Development department and will also take on additional strategic leadership and organizational development duties.

The final Brookville LRV to support Sound Transit’s T Line Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension has arrived in Tacoma, Wash. (Photograph Courtesy of Sound Transit)

Transit Briefs: Amtrak, NYMTA, SEPTA, Sound Transit, Tri-Rail

Amtrak completes station upgrades in northeastern Missouri. Also, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) holds station operations exercise at Grand Central Madison; Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) celebrates “a century of elevation”; the last of five LRV’s has arrived to support Sound Transit’s 2.4-mile extension of the Tacoma (Wash.) Link line; and south Florida’s Tri-Rail commuter railroad moves another step closer to serving MiamiCentral Station.

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Rebuild, Renew, Repower

RAILWAY AGE, SEPTEMBER 2022 ISSUE: For many freight railroads, upgrading their existing locomotive fleets to current standards of improved fuel efficiency and emissions reductions is far more cost-effective than acquiring new power.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded a $75 million Capital Investment Grant to Valley Metro in September 2019 for the approximately $200 million Tempe Streetcar project.

Tempe Streetcar to Debut May 20

Set to launch May 20 is the Tempe (Ariz.) Streetcar system. Six Brookville Equipment Corp. vehicles will run along the three-mile, 14-station route, whose construction got under way in 2018.

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Brookville ‘Pumping Up’ Retired Subway Cars

Four MTA New York City Transit R110A New Technology Train subway cars, originally built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in 1992 and retired in 1998, are finding new life as two-car pump trains to be used for flooding mitigation in NYCT’s subway system, through a contract awarded to Brookville Equipment Corporation.