Norfolk Southern sues Pittsburgh over landslides

Norfolk Southern has filed a lawsuit seeking $1.1 million from the city of Pittsburgh to cover damages and repairs from two landslides in 2016.

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Denver’s Regional Transportation District submits plan to fix PTC, signal, crossing problems

The Regional Transportation District has released a 35-page plan outlining the steps it will take to resolve issues with crossing gates on the line that serves the Denver International Airport. The plan is

TranSystems selects Stanevicius as assistant VP, associate

TranSystems, which provides engineering and architectural planning, design and construction services to railroads, has promoted Andrew Stanevicius of the firm’s San Diego, Calif., office to serve as assistant vice president and associate.

MTA selects DXC to revamp asset management system

DXC Technology (DXC) has been selected by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to transform its enterprise asset management capabilities and support its digital transformation.

Urban Engineers hires Fedun to lead rail, transit

Urban Engineers has hired Peter Fedun, PE, as the firm’s new deputy practice leader for rail and transit.

Estonia Railways contract goes to Pandrol

Pandrol, a company focused on manufacturing rail fastenings, has been awarded a new contract with Eesti Raudtee (Estonia Railways) to supply more than 430,000 FASTCLIP FE fastening systems (four per tie) for

Northern Plains appoints Mack as EVP leading Finance, Marketing

The Northern Plains Rail Companies (NPRC) have appointed Dan Mack as executive vice president of Finance, Marketing and Sales, effective immediately.

Sound Transit taps Lewis to lead Design, Engineering and Construction Management

Sound Transit has named Ron Lewis as its executive director of Design, Engineering and Construction Management (DECM).

Reading & Northern appoints two to senior management posts

Reading & Northern has selected Chris Goetz to serve as the regional railroad’s vice president, Maintenance of Way, and Erik Yoder as assistant vice president, Real Estate.

Operation Lifesaver brings on new education head

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) has selected Ericka Thomas as the national rail safety education organization’s new manager of Education, Training and Instructional Design.