The remaining five of Anacostia Rail Holdings Company’s (ARH) six short line subsidiaries are now certified partners of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay® Transport Partnership program.
Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, has purchased Brazilian software firm and consultancy Nitryx, adding network optimization, yard planning, crew management and a rail movement planner to its Advanced Rail Technology (ART) product line.
RAILWAY AGE, MAY 2021 ISSUE: Regular steel rail maintenance not only extends service life, but also helps ensure safety. That’s why suppliers of grinding, milling and welding equipment and services are always fine-tuning and introducing new offerings to meet railroad needs. They discuss those, and today’s market.
The move to zero-emission locomotives is picking up electrons—not steam—with Metra’s announcement that it will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) challenging manufacturers to convert three of its older F40PH-3 diesels to battery power.
Despite Board approval for entering into a definitive merger agreement with an affiliate of Veritas Capital, Cubic Corp. is considering a new, unsolicited bid proposal. Kaleris, a cloud-based transportation and asset management solutions provider, has teamed with Buckeye Mountain to deliver mobile computing and wireless networking services for rail and truck transportation providers, intermodal companies, and industrial and finished goods shippers. Electro-Motive Diesel Limited has extended its full-service contract with GB Railfreight.
Already the leader in fuel-efficient surface transportation, the railroad industry is now making every effort to be a part of the solution to improving the environment, and the short line industry is all in on a variety of fronts.
An advanced microprocessor-based interlocking technology for the Eurasian market from Progress Rail (A Caterpillar Company) subsidiary ECM S.p.A. of Italy will be tested in a new LocoTech-Signal research laboratory in Moscow, Russia.
Engineering, procurement and construction contractor Bodi International has entered into an agreement with Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, to purchase 16 EMD® SD70Ace/LW locomotives for Mongolia’s Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait Railway project.
RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: First steam. Then Electric. Then diesel. Then batteries. Next: Hydrogen fuel cells?
Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, has teamed with Anacostia Rail Holdings subsidiary Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) to test its new EMD® Joule battery electric locomotive in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, Calif., during the second half of 2021.