Pictured: TekTracking’s Commander Terminal Automation tablet and workstation were implemented in a Canadian Class I railroad yard last fall.

TekTracking Names Edmonds VP, Projects

Matt Edmonds has been appointed Vice President of Projects for TekTracking, an asset management and control technology provider based in Fairport, N.Y.

Ontario Northland has signed on with TekTracking LLC to implement its infrastructure inspection and testing management software.

Ontario Northland Selects TekTracking TIMPS, SITE

Ontario Northland has chosen TekTracking LLC to supply infrastructure inspection and testing management software.

In 2012, Northlander passenger rail service—between Cochrane, North Bay and Toronto, in conjunction with bus service—was discontinued. Now under study is a 13-stop route serving Toronto (Union Station), Langstaff, Gormley, Washago, Gravenhurst, Bracebridge, Huntsville, North Bay, Temagami, Temiskaming Shores, Englehart, Matheson, and Timmins or Cochrane. Bus service between rail stops would be included.

Will Ontario’s Northlander Service Return?

The province of Ontario, Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (Ontario Northland) and Metrolinx are advancing plans to reinstate Northlander passenger rail service, with the release of an Initial Business Case.