LOS ANGELES – The Volvo EC230 Electric excavator was used in a 90-day pilot program by Skanska on LA Metro’s Purple (D Line) Extension Transit program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– In Safety Bulletin 2024-2, issued February 13, the Federal Railroad Administration notified railroads of a software error and malfunction in the Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (PTC).
PITTSBURG, Kan. – CDL Group of Companies welcomes Jon Broadway as the new general manager of railroad construction within its railroad construction division.
JUNEAU, Alaska – The State of Alaska reports a successful deployment and detonation of two CIL explosives on an unmanned UAS by the Alaska Railroad Corporation and Alaska DOT&PF.
BALTIMORE – Amtrak has achieved a major milestone for the Frederick Douglass Tunnel Program with the selection of a Kiewit/J.F. Shea Joint Venture to build the brand new, state-of-the-art passenger rail tunnel that will serve electrified Amtrak and MARC commuter trains.
ATLANTA – Railway Track & Structures, February 2024 Issue: A pair of speakers from different continents discussed the benefits of autonomous track geometry collection and the advantages of monitoring revenue-service vehicles’ response to track conditions at the 2022 Wheel/Rail Interaction Conference. Development and the rate of implementation is ongoing.
CHICAGO –– CN Vice President Engineering and Railway Track & Structures’ 2023 Engineer of the Year is among the featured speakers at Railway Age’s Next-Gen Freight Rail 2024 Conference, to be held March 12, 2024, at the
JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – Duos Technologies Group Inc enters into a multi-year agreement with a Class I railroad to implement advanced AI-Based Defect Detection models.
Louisville, Ky. – I have spent more than 50 years in the rail industry, all of it in the Communications & Signals segment. I will be retiring after the joint REMSA/RSSI Exhibition
ATLANTA –– Happy New Year! The January 2024 Issue of Railway Track and Structures is now online.
WILMERDING, Pa. — The Pittsburg Post-Gazette has reported that Wabtec Corp. will lay off 94 workers in the first quarter of 2024 with the closure of it’s Wilmerding plant, which is set
NEWARK, N.J. – Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has selected Doppelmayr to design and construct new AirTrain technology and vehicles at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) as part of the AirTrain Newark Replacement Program.
ENSCO Rail, Inc. on Nov. 17 reported receiving a contract for its track geometry and rail wear measurement technology from private-sector railroad Brightline, which operates intercity passenger service between central and south
SAN FRANCISCO – The Valley Transportation Authority reports that it has purchased a tunnel boring machine from Herrenknecht, for its BSVII, or BART Silicon Valley Phase II, project.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern announced it will be using “Digital Train Inspection Portals” in an effort to maintain and enhance rail safety.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University researchers have worked with ENSCO, Inc. and the FRA since 2019 “toward developing state-of-the-art railroad track monitoring methods using advanced sensor technologies.”
DUBLIN, Ohio – L.B. Foster Company hosted U.S. House of Representatives Member Mike Carey (OH-15) for a tour of the company’s Dublin, Ohio facility.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Plasser American announced its opening and ribbon cutting at its new 82,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility, located at 2428 Josef Theurer Ln., Chesapeake, Virginia.
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – On October 6th, ENSCO has announced it was awarded a contract with Long Island Railroad (LIRR).
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – HDR has selected Buzz Berger, P.E., as its next railway design leader, a role that functions as the senior technical advisor for the company’s freight rail services.