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Thales and Siemens have been awarded a contract to provide a permanent communications-based train control test track facility for Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit.

The Maryland Transit Administration's MARC Train service recorded some of the best on-time performance numbers ever during the month of February.

John McPherson has been elected as a director to the Board of Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. "X" Train CEO/President Michael Barron said, "We are pleased that Mr. McPherson has joined our company on the board. He brings a very successful career to the company and an oversight role to our ...

On March 12, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will receive a $900 million grant commitment from the Federal Transit Administration for the Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project.

In the Seattle, Wash.-area, a Kittitas County Superior Court Judge issued a summary judgment in the lawsuit by Kemper Freeman seeking to stop the East Link light rail project.

Sustained public education efforts, engineering improvements and law enforcement programs have contributed to a nationwide reduction in vehicle-train collisions and pedestrian-train deaths and injuries in 2011, according to Operation Lifesaver, Inc.

In a letter to shareholders, John Cleghorn, Chairman of the Board of Canadian Pacific outlined the railroad's Multi-Year Plan and customer relationship success.

RailComm has provided a wireless remote control derail system at Amtrak's Maintenance Facility near Miami, Fla. Two customized Local Control Panels, located within the maintenance building, provide wireless remote control to the derails.

From the editors at RailwayAge Railway Age magazine has named Vermont Railway the 2012 Short Line Railroad of the Year, and the Indiana Rail Road Co. its 2012 Regional Railroad of the Year. The awards will be presented at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association ...
Amtrak recently achieved Climate Registered status by successfully measuring its carbon footprint according to The Climate Registry's best-in-class program, then having it third-party verified and reporting the data on The Registry's website. With this status, Amtrak takes a major step toward red ...
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