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NIPPON Sharyo announced on July 24 that its US subsidiary will close its rolling stock assembly plant in Rochelle, Illinois, at the end of this month due to a lack…
UNITED States freight wagon leasing compnay GATX announced on August 1 that it has entered into an agreement with American Railcar Industries to purchase 7650 new wagons.
AMTRAK has unveiled artist’s impressions of interiors for its forthcoming Alstom Avelia Liberty high-speed trains, which will replace the current Acela Express fleet on the Boston - New York -…
THE United States Congress is moving towards a one-year ban on the use of federal funding for the purchase rolling stock from Chinese government-owned or subsidised companies, according to Mr…
FLORIDA’s SunRail opened its southern extension on June 30, with four new stations added to the commuter rail line in Orlando, United States.
DENVER City Council approved a $US 78.9m contract on July 23 for Bombardier Transportation to supply 26 new cars for Denver International Airport’s (DIA) underground peoplemover to meet an increase…
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…
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