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Jacobs Secures Engineering Role for the Kuala Lumpur to Singapore High Speed Rail Project

August 17, 2017 - in Rail, Transportation

DALLAS - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has secured one of six coveted Reference Design Consultant (RDC) packages for the high profile Kuala Lumpur - Singapore High Speed Rail project (KL-SG HSR), which was announced earlier this year. Once completed,…

Amtrak Cascades’ New Locomotives Make Seattle Debut

May 22, 2017 - in Rail, Transportation

OLYMPIA – The first of the new Amtrak Cascades locomotives are in Seattle and ready for their debut as the new fleet prepares to go into service this…

Sustainability is at the Heart of Crossrail

March 30, 2017 - in Featured, Rail, Transportation

As the Crossrail project constructs a new 120-kilometer-long railway line in and across London, sustainability has been at the heart of the whole process. “It…

CH2M to Serve on Program and Construction Management Team for High-Capacity Transit Projects in Phoenix

March 3, 2017 - in Rail, Transportation

PHOENIX- Valley Metro Rail selected Hill International (prime) and CH2M (principal sub-consultant) as program and construction management consultants on its future high-capacity transit projects in the nation's 12th largest metropolitan population area. The…

Jacobs Selected for First Ever Rail Microgrid Project

January 6, 2017 - in Rail, Transportation

DALLAS - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has been selected by NJ TRANSIT to provide design and general engineering services for the NJ TRANSIT Microgrid (NJ TRANSITGRID) project. The objective of the $577 million NJ TRANSITGRID project, the first…

FRA Unveils Recommendations for Faster Rail Travel in the Northeast Corridor

January 3, 2017 - in Rail, Transportation

More trains. Faster travel. Smoother rides. After four years of gathering ideas from elected and state officials, as well as the public, the Federal Railroad Administration this month released its recommendation for faster, more modern train travel along the…

Latest Data on Positive Train Control Implementation Show Uneven Progress across Railroads

November 29, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

The Federal Railroad Administration today released third quarter 2016 data submitted by railroads on their progress in implementing Positive Train Control (PTC). The data show uneven progress across the country and across railroads toward activating the life-saving…

CH2M’s Program Management Team Helps Fort Worth Transportation Authority Advance TEXRail to Construction

October 10, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

FORT WORTH, Texas -  On August 24, the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) broke ground at three separate locations for the new 27 mile, nine-station TEXRail commuter rail system that will connect downtown Fort Worth with the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)…

MPT Project Success at Light Rail Awards

October 10, 2016 - in Awards, Rail, Transportation

The Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Thales (MPT) project team is celebrating after taking top honours at this year’s Global Light Rail Awards. The joint venture took home a trio of awards including the Significant Safety Award - for the range and variety…

Strategic Noise Mapping for the German Federal Railway Authority

September 26, 2016 - in Rail

Karlsruhe - Commissioned by the German Federal Railway Authority, and under the direction of Disy Informationssysteme GmbH, the consortium of firms Disy, Pöyry and SoundPLAN are performing strategic environmental noise mapping of German rail lines up to mid-2017.…