Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK back to Upper Manhattan June 10 on the A Line.

Thursday, 06 June 2013 13:09

RailComm provides yard control system

RailComm has provided its yard control system to a yard in Geismar, La. The yard is now able to wirelessly control 26 switches using RailComm's Domain Operations Controller (DOC) system, RailComm's RADiANT data radios, universal switch machine controllers and two hardened, outdoor rated PCs.

Union Pacific plans to strengthen Illinois' and Missouri's transportation infrastructure by investing more than $20 million in the rail line between Chester and near Scott City, Mo.

Wednesday, 05 June 2013 21:45

CN employees ratify new five-year deal

United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (UTU-SMART)-represented hostlers employed by Canadian National have ratified a new five-year agreement by a unanimous majority.

ACF Industries' rail car manufacturing plant in Milton, Pa., reopened its doors June 5, 2013 after four years of being shut down.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Montague and Greenpoint tunnels heavily damaged by Superstorm Sandy will require extended work to repair and rebuild their vital systems in order to ensure rider safety and reliable service. Both tunnels will be closed to subway traffic while work is completed.

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 14:01

Delcan promotes six

Delcan, a multi-disciplinary, engineering, planning, management and technology firm, appointed six to principal, senior principal and vice president positions.

A new survey released indicates that there is growing support for expanding public transportation.

CSX and its transportation and intermodal terminals subsidiaries broke ground on a new intermodal terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QB, Canada, on June 3; the terminal is expected to open in 2015.

Siemens is currently installing the its Sitras SES Energy Storage Unit with supercapacitor technology in the U.S. on the new TriMet Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Line.

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