Latest Rail News
Axion International's Recycled Structural Composite technology, specifically its I-beam design, was selected as a winner of the 2011 R&D 100 Award, presented by R&D Magazine, for the top 100 new technologies in the world. The I-beam design was used in the construction of severa ...
ARINC Inc., and Relm Wireless Corp., a leading provider of high-specification radios for public safety, industry and government, have become partners in ARINC's radio interoperability test laboratory in Annapolis, Md. Relm has provided the ARINC lab with two of its new P25 digital port ...
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) proposed a second meeting to clear up recent confusion about cost estimates for the Springfield rail consolidation and bring all parties back on the same page. Durbin also said that he would be extending invitations to other members of the Illinois Congressional D ...
The Honolulu Rail Transit project will receive $55 million from the Federal Transit Administration for the current fiscal year according to a statement from Hawaii Senator Daniel Inouye, Hawaii Senator Daniel Akaka, Hawaii Second District U.S. Rep. Mazie Hirono and Hawaii First District U.S. Rep ...
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager and CEO Richard Sarles said that WMATA has substantially improved its emergency preparedness by taking a layered and strategic approach to protecting customers, employees and assets with a combination of technology, training and targ ...
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has commissioned Siemens with the delivery of signaling equipment and the construction of the Gauteng Nerve Center operations control center. The €90 million (US$128.6 million) contract is the largest contract for signaling equipment ever awarded in ...
The Federal Railroad Administration awarded a $16 million grant to the California-High Speed Rail Authority for the design of a new, modernized signaling system on the Caltrain corridor between San Francisco and San Jose. The money will pay for the design of a positive train control te ...
The Illinois Department of Transportation received the "go ahead" from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to start spending $126 million for Chicago's Englewood Flyover project, after an agreement was reached between NS, Amtrak and IDOT. The project, which will get under way late ...
Seattle's Sound Transit staff has decided on the cost to close out the last major construction contract for the Central Link light rail initial segment. With the decision, the total estimated project cost of $2.32 billion brings the project in at about $117 million below the $2.436 bil ...
California's Bay Area Rapid Transit has awarded a contract for the design-build of line, track, station and systems for the Warm Springs Extension to Warm Springs Constructors in the amount of $299,050,00. The Warm Springs Extension project will extend the BART system 5.4 miles south f ...
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