ASLRRA, Wabtec offer cloud PTC solution

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has entered into an agreement with Wabtec Railway Electronics, Inc. to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) support to its members via the Wabtec Cloud

Kawasaki mulls future of railcar business

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, builder of subway cars for U.S. cities including New York and Washington, may exit the business amid mounting losses and an increasingly difficult market.

Abrams to lead S. Florida RTA

Palm Beach County Commissioner Steven L. Abrams was selected Executive Director of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA).

BNSF report details sustainability progress

BNSF Railway issued its annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report highlighting progress on key initiatives in the areas of sustaining its operations, creating value for its customers, engaging with employees and connecting with

WMATA CEO proposes expanded service, no fare hikes for FY2020

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) system wants to hold the line on fare hikes while proposing expanded rail service as part of a fiscal 2020 budget proposal.

New Metrolink co-CEOs as Leahy retires

In a change of leadership, Southern California’s commuter rail operator Metrolink is bidding farewell to one chief executive, and hello to co-CEOs as of January.

ASLRRA, Rockwell Collins partner on PTC

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has selected Rockwell Collins to assist tenant short lines in creating safety-related documentation required to obtain permission to operate over a host railroad’s

Delay for Phoenix light-rail extension

A plan to extend the Phoenix light-rail system has hit a bump—make that many bumps—in the road.

Matt Rose readies for retirement

BNSF Railway Co. Executive Chairman Matthew K. Rose will step down and retire from the railroad in April of 2019, after 26 years of service.

AAR praises new trade pact

The United States, Canada and Mexico agreed to a trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and North American railroads are welcoming the new arrangement.

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