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THE first of 15 Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotives delivered to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) was unveiled at a ceremony and made its inaugural run in revenue service on July…
GE Transportation unveiled its first nearly-completed TE33A locomotive bound for Ukrainian Railways (UZ) in Erie, United States, on June 10. The first of 30 12-cylinder 3355kW units should be transported…
UNITED States transportation secretary Mrs Elaine Chao attended a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future Union Square station in Somerville, Massachusetts, on June 25 to mark the official…
BRIGHTLINE, which recently began operating a passenger service between Miami and West Palm Beach, has confirmed that it has submitted an unsolicited proposal to develop a high-speed line between Orlando…
A subsidiary of Watco Companies, United States, is developing plans to launch passenger services between Oklahoma’s two largest cities.
GE Transportation confirmed on June 21 that the Mexican and US rail subsidiaries of Kansas City Southern will acquire a combined total of 50 GE Evolution Series locomotives.
THE United States Department for Transport has allocated a $US 132m grant through its Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (Infra) programme to help fund the 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project (CIP),…
AN ACS Group/Hochtief-led consortium has reached financial close on a $US 4.9bn public-private partnership (PPP) contract with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain an…
TWO US rail projects have been recommended for $US 148.2m in grants, plus another four grade-separation schemes totalling $US 66m, out of 26 transport projects recommended by the US Department…
HENNEPIN County Board of Commissioners voted by a 5:2 majority on May 31 to increase the county’s funding commitment to Minneapolis’ Southwest Light Rail project to cover an increase in…
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