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KNOXVILLE Locomotive Works (KLW) announced on August 22 that its SE Series of four and six-axle diesel locomotives has gained Tier 4 emissions certification from the United States Environmental Protection…
CALIFORNIA Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has released a research report that details the impact freight and passenger rail operations have on the Californian economy.
INFRASTRUCTURE Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a request for proposals from three shortlisted consortia to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hurontario LRT project.
TEXAS Central, the developer of a project to build a privately-funded high-speed line between Dallas and Houston, announced on August 14 that it has selected Fluor Enterprises and The Lane…
AMTRAK has selelected Aecom and Network Rail Consulting to conduct an independent review of interaction, coordination and collaboration between the passenger concourses of different railways at New York Penn Station.
SIEMENS announced on August 9 that it is establishing a new locomotive service hub at New Castle, Delaware, to remotely monitor the operation of Siemens locomotives across the United States.
US president Donald Trump’s budget proposal for the 2018 financial year made grim reading for transit advocates, with plans to scrap popular federal funding programmes for public transport projects.Jonny Dearden,…
ANNOUNCING its latest financial results, Bombardier Transportation reported second-quarter growth of just 1% to $US 1.975bn compared with first-half growth of 2% to $US 3.9bn. However, order intake grew by…
THE Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has awarded a joint venture of Hitachi Rail Italy and Ansaldo STS USA, Hitachi Ansaldo Baltimore Rail Partners (HABRP), a $US 400.5m contract to provide…
THE governor of Connecticut, Mr Dannel Malloy, has announced that a joint venture of Transit America and Alternate Concepts has been selected as the operator of the CTrail Hartford Line,…
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