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Bombardier wins contract to overhaul 63 bi-level Maryland commuter coaches
08 February, 2016
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) in the US has awarded a $36.8m contract for Bombardier Transportation to overhaul 63 MARC III double-deck commuter cars, which have been in service...
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Construction of Metrolinx's East Rail Maintenance Facility to complete in 2017 Monday, February 08, 2016 Construction of Metrolinx's East Rail Maintenance Facility in Ontario, Canada, is on track and is scheduled to be completed by end of next year....

HS2 headquarters opens in Birmingham, UK Monday, February 08, 2016 UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has opened headquarters in Birmingham for the proposed HS2 high-speed rail...

New York mayor unveils $2.5bn Brooklyn to Queens light rail system plan Monday, February 08, 2016 New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has unveiled a plan to build a new light rail system that links waterfront neighbourhoods in Brooklyn and Queens,...

Eurovia agrees to buy Canada's Rail Cantech Friday, February 05, 2016 Vinci subsidiary Eurovia has strengthened its rail infrastructure positions in Canada by finalising an agreement to acquire contractor Rail Cantech for an undisclosed...

UK DfT shortlists Stagecoach and FirstGroup for next South Western franchise Friday, February 05, 2016 The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has shortlisted two bidders for the contract to operate the South Western rail franchise from next...

UK rail operators to replace paper tickets with barcoded m-Tickets Friday, February 05, 2016 UK-based Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has unveiled plans to replace orange paper tickets with new barcoded m-Tickets that are delivered directly to passengers’...

US FRA approves expansion of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport rail station Friday, February 05, 2016 The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has approved the construction of the new Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) rail...

Chicago's Metra issues request for proposals for 367 new railcars Thursday, February 04, 2016 Commuter rail system Metra has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking for a manufacturer to deliver up to 367 double-deck railcars, as part of its ten-year, $2.4bn plan to modernise...

First Gatwick Express Electrostar train to enter service this month end Thursday, February 04, 2016 The first of 27 new Electrostar trains for Gatwick Express will enter revenue service between the UK's London Victoria and Gatwick Airport on 29...

Ontario's second green bond benefits two transit projects Thursday, February 04, 2016 Canada's Ontario Government has issued its second green bond, raising C$750m ($547m), to support environmentally friendly, low-carbon infrastructure...

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250W, PFC-input, Encapsulated AC / DC Power Supplies Suit Extreme Environments Monday, February 08, 2016 by Absopulse The PPF 250-P59X series of fully encapsulated, AC / DC power supplies deliver up to 250W output power from a universal 95Vac-264Vac power factor corrected (PFC)...

LANDER and JMS Krakow Showcases New Driving Simulators Monday, February 08, 2016 by LANDER Simulation & Training Solutions Lander presented the simulation equipment it has been developing with JMS, a training academy for drivers in Krakow, at a technical seminar last...

DC / DC Converters for IP65 Applications Friday, February 05, 2016 by MTM Power MTM Power's primary-switched DC / DC converters PCMDS150WK-IP65 are specially designed for applications in vehicle and rail technology, but can also be used in industrial and...

K & G Carry Out Modifications and Refurbishment for Plasser Tamping Machine Friday, February 05, 2016 by K and G Machinery K & G has successfully carried out major modifications and refurbishment for a 1993 Plasser 08-275U tamping...

Sulzer's Birmingham Services Centre To Hire Four New Apprentices Thursday, February 04, 2016 by Sulzer In a bid to tackle local skills shortages, Sulzer's Birmingham Service Centre is continuing to take on apprentices working towards full-time employment in a vibrant and challenging...

Sulzer Shortlisted for Two UK Rail Industry Awards Wednesday, February 03, 2016 by Sulzer Sulzer has been shortlisted for two UK rail industry awards for its apprenticeship development scheme and recruitment...

Railway Sleeper Overview Tuesday, February 02, 2016 by AGICO Group Railway sleepers, also called railroad ties, railway ties or crossties, are an important railway component. Generally, the rail sleeper is always laying between two rail tracks to keep the...

Supeo's Troels Hannecke to Deliver Keynote 'Big Data in a Railway Context' at IRS 2016 Monday, February 01, 2016 by Supeo Supeo CEO and founder Troels Hannecke is set to deliver a keynote speech on the use of Big Data in the railway and transportation industry as the Headline Sponsor of the International...

Supeo Denmark Announces New CEO Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Supeo Former Regionstog A/S CFO Benny Esmann Jensen has been selected as the CEO of Supeo Denmark, a subsidiary of the Supeo...

Enhanced Data Security is a Core Issue of Mission-Critical Networks Thursday, January 28, 2016 by KEYMILE In KEYMILE's opinion, 2016 will see important trends for mission-critical communications networks. These will include implementing extensive requirements generated by new German IT...

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