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AMTRAK to more than triple number of track miles equipped with PTC
By the end of 2012, Amtrak expects to more than triple the number of track-miles on its own railroad where Positive Train Control safety technology is installed.
Safety, trust and a tale of questionable intelligence
Last month, I wrote about safety as it pertains to the elimination of the Harriman awards. Safety is again at the forefront, this time thanks to legislation introduced to the…
RailComm provides dispatch system to G&W
RailComm has been selected to provide the GCOR dispatch system for Genesee and Wyoming's Arizona Eastern Railway. RailComm's Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) train control system will be accessed through a…
CTA previews Loop track renewal project
The Chicago Transit Authority previewed upcoming track renewal work that will affect primarily weekend service in the Loop beginning in mid-April through late-2012. The project will involve special trackwork at…
Metro-North Railroad resumes catenary replacement project
The replacement of century-old catenary wire that powers the New York Metro-North New Haven Line trains will resume on Monday March 19th, on two tracks between Southport and Bridgeport and…
Invensys Rail Corp. and Lilee Systems team up for new wayside messaging server
Invensys Rail Corp. and Lilee Systems have joined forces to bring a new Wayside Messaging Server (WMS) to PTC applications across North America. Invensys Rail will provide sales, application engineering…
Thales, Siemens awarded contract for New York MTA test track
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.
RailComm provides remote control derail system to Florida Amtrak facility
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…
Caltrain celebrates renovations and improvements at two stations
San Francisco-area Caltrain and its partners celebrated the completion of a $61 million station improvement project that will allow it to offer more service now and in the future.
Metrolink receives $3.7 million to enhance safety at busy crossing
The California Transportation Commission allocated $3.7 million to fund safety enhancements to one of Metrolink's busiest crossings, the Broadway/Brazil crossing in Glendale, Calif.
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