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New York MTA to order 1025 subway cars DESIGN studies for the next-generation of New York subway trains and refurbished stations were revealed as part of the $US 27bn Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) five-year capital programme, which was unveiled by New York state governor Mr Andrew Cuomo at Brooklyn Transit Museum on July 18.
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NORFOLK Southern (NS) reported an operating ratio of 68.6% for the second quarter of 2016 despite a 10% drop in revenue, and expects to sustain its operating ratio at this level for the remainder of...
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DENVER Regional Transportation District (RTD) celebrated the completion of the second phase of the Eagle public-private partnership (PPP) commuter rail project on July 25 with the inauguration of the 9.7km B Line linking Denver Union...
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FIRSTGROUP is set to enter the North American commuter rail market after being selected by Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) to operate and maintain the 34km A-train line, which runs from Denton, Texas, to an...
uitp-forecasts-2200km-of-automated-metros-by-2025
A study of fully-automated driverless metros conducted by the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) says that the length of such lines is expected to increase from 789km today to 2200km by 2025. “In the 40...
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SOUTHERN California locomotive commuter rail operator Metrolink unveiled its first EMD F125 diesel locomotive at Los Angeles Union Station on July 18. The F125 is compliant with the latest US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier...
new-york-mta-to-order-1025-subway-cars
DESIGN studies for the next-generation of New York subway trains and refurbished stations were revealed as part of the $US 27bn Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) five-year capital programme, which was unveiled by New York state...
miami-beach-fast-tracks-light-rail-project
MIAMI Beach City Commission has given the go-ahead to negotiate an interim agreement with the Alstom-led Greater Miami Transit Partners consortium, which has submitted the highest-ranking proposal for a light rail line in the city. The...
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CALGARY Transit's new fleet of Siemens S200 high-floor LRVs entered passenger service on the city's CTrain light rail network on July 5 in time for the annual Calgary Stampede. Calgary Transit signed a $C 201.6m ($US...
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THE board of Californian commuter rail operator Caltrain has approved contracts with a total value of $US 1.25bn for the electrification of the San Francisco - San Jose line, together with a new fleet of...
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Over 700 employees attended a ceremony to mark the rollout of the 1000th locomotive from GE Manufacturing Solutions' plant in Fort Worth, Texas, on July 7, three-and-a-half years after the start of production at the...