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Virgin Trains USA prepares for NASDAQ IPO

Virgin Trains USA announced Jan. 30 that it is launching an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of 28,334,000 shares of common stock. The NASDAQ Global Select Market listing is expected to raise $17

Metrolink prepares for O&M contract

Metrolink, Southern California’s regional/commuter rail service, is preparing to release a request for proposals (RFP) for its first-ever combined O&M (operations and maintenance) contract, and will hold an event on Feb. 15

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Bushue leads new Quandel Consultants DC office

Veteran transportation executive Sandy Bushue leads the new Washington D.C. office of national passenger and freight rail and rail transit firm Quandel Consultants. Bushue, the former Acting and Deputy Administrator of the

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WMATA’s Patel joins Stantec

Hitendra (Hiten) Patel, PE, former Deputy Chief of Construction and Design Engineering with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), has joined global design and engineering firm Stantec as a principal and

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Big Data conference: “Moving from talking to action”

The 2018 University of Delaware Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering “Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning Conference,” held Dec. 13-14, spotlighted the progress the industry is making in dealing with Big

Tomlin joins Byford at NYCT

Long-time colleagues and fellow Englishmen Andy Byford and Pete Tomlin, who worked together on the London Underground and Toronto Transit Commission, will once again join forces, this time at MTA New York

NS names Ledoux VP Government Affairs

Norfolk Southern (NS) has named Marque I. Ledoux vice president Government Affairs, effective Jan. 1, 2019. He will replace the retiring Bruno Maestri.

FRA finalizes HSR rulemaking

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Nov. 21 issued a final rule establishing what it’s calling “modern, performance-based safety standards for railroad passenger equipment.”

Transit veteran jumps to Hyperloop

Jay Walder, who spent several years at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in executive-level positions, has accepted the CEO post at Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), one of several companies competing

AAR’s Fernandez-Willey to launch LRW webinar series

Association of American Railroads (AAR) Senior Economist Luisa Fernandez-Willey will host “U.S. Freight Railroads and the U.S. Economy,” the League of Railway Women’s (LRW) inaugural webinar in its new “Railroading 101” series.

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