Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Tuesday, 16 April 2013 13:30

UTA opens Airport TRAX line

The Utah Transit Authority opened the Airport TRAX line April 14. The six-mile light-rail line extends the existing Green Line from the Arena Station at 400 West South Temple to North Temple and the Salt Lake City International Airport.

The Chicago Rail Link (CRL), managed by OmniTRAX, has completed upgrades for BP Products North America, which has begun shipments of liquid asphalt through the terminal.

Bombardier Transportation signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation to provide operations and maintenance services for Central Florida's SunRail commuter rail project.

Lilee Systems and Alstom are joining forces to launch a new suite of interoperable Positive Train Control (PTC) products for rail lines.

Saturday, 16 February 2013 10:47

M/w challenges: advances in rail measurement

Fast, mobile surveying systems capture rail data with increased productivity and accuracy.

Saturday, 16 February 2013 10:26

Fighting friction

Wheel/rail lubrication programs improve to offer railroads a smooth ride.

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has identified Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons, a Joint Venture, as the best scoring team for the design-build contract to begin construction of the Madera to Fresno segment, the first section of the high-speed rail system.

The Federal Transit Administration has approved Phoenix Valley Metro's request to enter project development for the Tempe Streetcar, a 2.6-mile extension of the Valley Metro system.

Continental Rail Corp., a holding company formed to acquire and operate shortline and regional railroads, named Ambassador Ned Siegel to its board of directors.

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