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Tom Harding to lead Metrom Rail's engineering operations as VP of engineering Metrom Rail hired Tom Harding as vice president of engineering. Harding will lead the company's engineering operations and expand its product development capabilities.

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Canadian National has named its national employee training center in Winnipeg after former President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau. The newly named CN Claude Mongeau National Training Centre, originally opened in 2014 and the railroad...
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The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) has a new master plan that aims to accelerate its timeframe to bring its equipment, infrastructure and operations into a State of Good Repair from 15 years from the...
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Thomas Gibson Vice President and Western Regional Manager of its Transit and Rail practice, based in Sacramento. Gibson is responsible for technical and operational management, project delivery, staff acquisition...
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Janno Lieber has joined the senior executive ranks of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) as chief development officer. In this newly created position, Lieber will take over leadership and oversight of key strategic capital initiatives...
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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is planning a workshop this summer to tackle a critical rail safety element: grade crossings. The FRA's Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety workshop will be held Aug. 15-17 at the Westin Hotel...

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Siemens' U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on the country's rail systems. The company...
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HNTB Corporation added Francesco Cantatore as senior program director, rail systems. "He has an established track record of leadership and technical expertise on an international scale, with project management and delivery experience in the U.S., Italy,...
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Veteran railroad signal engineer Keith Holt has left Amtrak, where he was deputy chief engineer, Communications and Signals, to become director of engineering for Railroad Systems at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. Holt will be responsible for...
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Metrom Rail hired Tom Harding as vice president of engineering. Harding will lead the company's engineering operations and expand its product development capabilities. Harding brings nearly 30 years of engineering experience to the company. Most recently,...
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The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has approved the five-year plan for the Crossing Safety Improvements Program at grade crossings and highway-rail grade separations across the state.   Over the course of Fiscal Years 2018-2022 the ICC expects...

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