Collins Aerospace

Wabtec has acquired Collins Aerospace’s ARINC rail solutions business segment. This follows Wabtec’s three recent acquisitions: Trimble’s Beena Vision wayside inspection system business; New Delhi, India-based MASU’s railway friction business; and Greenbriar Equity Group LP’s Nordco unit. (Photograph Courtesy of Wabtec)
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Wabtec Acquires ARINC Rail Solutions

Wabtec Corporation on June 16 reported its acquisition of Collins Aerospace’s ARINC rail solutions business segment, a rail dispatch and back-office system provider. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Riders of California’s Capitol Corridor, Minnesota’s Metro Transit and VIA Rail Canada will see improvements to Wi-Fi, light rail transportation options, and reservations, respectively.

Supply Side: Capitol Corridor, Metro Transit, VIA Rail Canada Improving Rider Services

Northern California’s Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) expects to complete its next-generation Wi-Fi upgrade project by early December to improve the rider experience. Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metro Transit awarded two communications contracts to Collins Aerospace Systems for its $2.003 billion Southwest LRT project, which will expand Green Line service. As well, VIA Rail Canada is working with IT and business consulting services firm CGI on a reservation modernization project to better serve customers.