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First Boston Orange Line CRRC cars on test MASSACHUSETTS Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) released video footage on October 10 showing the first CRRC vehicles for Boston’s Orange Line undergoing dynamic tests at the CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles plant in China.
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MR Rafael Santana, president and CEO of GE Latin America, will take over from Ms Jamie Miller as president and CEO of GE Transportation on November 1 following Miller’s appointment as chief financial officer of...
northern-virginia-adopts-$us-43bn-transport-strategy
NORTHERN Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) has adopted an update of its TransAction Plan which calls for extensions to the Washington DC metro, capacity and service enhancements for Virginia Railway Express (VRE) commuter rail services and...
first-crrc-cars-for-boston-orange-line-on-test
MASSACHUSETTS Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) released video footage on October 10 showing the first CRRC vehicles for Boston’s Orange Line undergoing dynamic tests at the CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles plant in China. In October 2014 Massachusetts...
los-angeles-union-station-redevelopment-moves-forward
LOS Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will stage a forum at Union Station on October 13 for private companies interested in becoming a master commercial developer for the Link Union Station project.LACMTA wants to...
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SIEMENS has made what it describes as a “strategic equity investment” in predictive locomotive maintenance specialist Wi-Tronix, United States. While both companies have agreed not to release details of the transaction, Wi-Tronix will remain a...
amtrak-reveals-avelia-liberty-livery
AMTRAK has revealed the exterior livery for its new fleet of Alstom Avelia Liberty high-speed trains, which will replace the existing Acela fleet and increase capacity on the Washington DC - New York - Boston...
db-recommended-for-caifornia-high-speed-early-operator-contract
A consortium led by German Rail (DB) has emerged as the frontrunner in a tender to select an “early train operator” for the California high-speed rail network. DB Engineering & Consulting USA, a consortium of DB...
wsp-to-support-texas-high-speed-project
TEXAS Central, the developer of a project to build a privately-funded high-speed line between Dallas and Houston, announced on October 5 that it has appointed WSP to provide engineering support as the scheme moves into...
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SEATTLE Department of Transportation has awarded CAF a contract worth more than $US 50m to supply 10 three-section Urbos LRVs for the Seattle Streetcar network. The vehicles are being procured as part of the City Center...
harsco-wins-saudi-and-south-african-contracts
HARSCO Rail has won two orders worth nearly $US 25m to supply track maintenance and measuring equipment for use on the Haramain high-speed line in Saudi Arabia and the Transnet network in South Africa. The first...

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