The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) provided a second quarter 2018 update to progress the commuter rail industry has made toward implementing Positive Train Control (PTC).
Los Angeles County Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will begin work on a $350-million comprehensive modernization of its oldest rail line in January 2019.
New Jersey Transit, the nation’s third-largest public transportation agency, on Aug. 8 adopted a Fiscal Year 2019 budget consisting of $2.32 billion in operating expenditures and a $1.46 billion capital program.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued $1.26 million for rail capital projects in Alaska and Wyoming. The funds are made available by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will perform work as part of the Southwest Connection Improvement Program in August aimed at rebuilding mainline infrastructure on the Media/Elwyn Regional Rail Line.
The government of Canada will contribute CA$20.7 million (US$15.9 million) to 105 projects and initiatives aimed at improving rail safety.
Union Pacific on July 26 appointed 26-year veteran Lynden Tennison Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, effective Aug. 1. Tennison has been Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer since February
Alstom’s shareholders approved a proposal to merge the company with Siemens Mobility business at a July 17 meeting in Paris.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has completed work to upgrade the signal system in Harold Interlocking in Sunnyside, Queens, which the company said will benefit Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) customers.
New from PTSI Transportation is an upgraded digital version of its multi-media Route Learning System™, described as “an enhanced physical characteristics training tool.”