Philadelphia

THE first ACS-64 electric locomotive for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) has left Siemens’ plant in Sacramento, California, bound for Philadelphia.
THE Northeast Corridor Commission submitted two reports to Congress on May 3 detailing short-and-long-term capital investment needs totalling around $38bn for the 735km line from Boston to New York, Philadelphia…
THE board of Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) voted unanimously on March 23 to award a contract for 45 double-deck commuter coaches to CRRC Corporation’s US subsidiary CRRC MA.
SOUTHEASTERN Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) will begin provisional revenue service operations with Positive Train Control (PTC) from next week after receiving authorisation from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
US energy company Constellation has awarded ABB Canada a contract to engineer, manufacture and commission seven Enviline lithium-ion trackside energy storage systems (ESS) for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's (Septa) 700V…
SOUTHEASTERN Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) has awarded Ansaldo STS, a Hitachi Group Company, a $US 53m contract to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on the Media and Sharon Hill lines…
INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the cause of a derailment of an Amtrak train on the North East Corridor (NEC) in Philadelphia on the evening of May 12, which left seven…
Philadelphia is the United States' fifth largest city and boasts one of the country's most extensive urban and suburban rail networks, but decades of underinvestment have brought the system close…
SOUTHEASTERN Pennsylvania Transit Authority (Septa) has awarded ABB a contract to supply a second Enviline energy storage and recovery system for Philadelphia's Market – Frankford line.

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