Muni subway gets green light

The recent wave of major subway repairs is finally wrapping up and customers can expect smoother, more reliable rides when Muni Metro reopens.

L.A. Metro awards contracts to two companies to develop their proposals for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor

Earlier this month, Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson reported on the decision the L.A. Metro board needs to make around monorail or heavy rail for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor. Here is more news about this story.

Loram Technologies is building a new rail R&D facility in Georgetown, Texas

Loram Technologies, formerly GREX, is planning to build a rail research and development facility in Georgetown, Texas.


MTA trains have more zip thanks to signal upgrade

More Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) subway trains are on schedule, and that has to do with a massive effort to replace train signals.

Wabtec acquires Nordco

Wabtec Corporation announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nordco from Greenbriar Equity Group LP.

Focused Technology Solutions announces battery-operated EclipEase nearing launch

Focused Technology Solutions —a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway Company— has announced that the first ever battery-operated e-clip inserter/remover, the EclipEase, is coming soon.

Wabtec going underground

Wabtec Corporation secured an order to supply Siemens Mobility with several products for the London Underground’s Piccadilly Upgrade Program.

LILEE Systems announces SafeRail, the first Hi-Rail Collision Avoidance System on the market

Yesterday, LILEE Systems announced the release of SafeRail, the first complete Hi-Rail Collision Avoidance System, which the company says is setting a new standard in rail safety.

Sound Transit East Link to close between UW and SODO each weekend in April

Yesterday, Sound Transit announced upcoming power and signal work on the East Link.

TekTracking announces The Belt Railway of Chicago has selected the TekTracking TIMPS

TekTracking LLC, a railroad asset management technology development company, today announced that The Belt Railway has selected TIMPS to manage their track inspection, maintenance, and scheduling activities.