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SOUND Transit introduced a new fleet of nine Bombardier double-deck driving cars for its Sounder commuter rail network on September 21, when the first vehicle entered passenger service between Seattle…
THE Protran Technology unit of Harsco Rail, United States, has won orders from Washington Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Sacramento Regional Transit District for track worker protection systems to be…
PROGRESS Rail has signed a preliminary agreement with Norfolk Southern (NS) to supply the first Guardian end-of-train (EOT) devices for use on NS freight trains by the end the year.
ATLANTA City Council approved a statute on September 19 transferring all assets and operations of Atlanta Streetcar to Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (Marta).
Joel Kindt, Joseph Brosseau, and Alan Polivka with Transportation Technology Center Inc (TTCI), United States, explore one of the critical elements related to increasing capacity while leveraging PTC infrastructure. They…
Deregulation of the US rail freight industry in the 1980s heralded a remarkable turnaround for the country’s secondary railways after years of seemingly-terminal decline. American Short Line and Regional Railroad…
MILWAUKEE Department of Public Works has awarded Transdev Services a contract to operate the 4km Milwaukee Streetcar network, which is due to open next year.
AMTRAK has confirmed that it will equip approximately 310 diesel-electric locomotives with Positive Train Control (PTC) technology by the December 31 2018 federal deadline.
US railways serving Houston and the surrounding region have suspended train services as heavy rain and widespread flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey continues to affect southern Texas and Louisiana.
AMTRAK and Siemens unveiled the first of 33 new Charger locomotives for the United States passenger operator's rebranded Midwest services in a ceremony held at Chicago's Union Station on August…
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