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Summer Intern Completes 10,000-Mile, 38-Day Journey By Rail Across The U.S.

June 27, 2016 - in Corporate, Rail

Washington, D.C. – For most students, their internship stops at taking notes and making coffee. Elena Studier was able to turn her internship with the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) into a once-in-a-lifetime journey. For 38 days, Elena…

Siemens Trains Enter Service in London for Thameslink Programme

June 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Rail

The first Desiro City train from Siemens for the Thameslink network in Greater London was delivered and entered service this week. Operator Govia Thameslink…

Fluor Announces Financial Close on Maryland Purple Line Light Rail Transit Project

June 23, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Rail

IRVING, Texas—Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that its Purple Line Transit Partners team, comprised of Fluor, Meridiam Infrastructure Purple…

Crossrail’s Common Data Environment Advances to Cloud Services through Bentley’s AssetWise Managed Services

June 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

LONDON, June 22, 2016 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced that it has successfully upgraded Crossrail’s Common Data Environment (CDE) for asset information…

HNTB Hires Ian Choudri as National Rail and Transit Business Development Director

June 16, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People, Rail

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2016—Ian Choudri joined HNTB Corporation in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm’s growth across the United States. “I am pleased to…

CH2M Awarded Program Management Services Contract by RailPros for Redlands Passenger Rail Project

June 16, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Rail

RailPros, an engineering and management firm serving the California rail market, has awarded a program management services contract to CH2M to assist with the development and implementation of theRedlands Passenger Rail Project (RPRP) for the San Bernardino…

TIFIA Loan of $874.6 Million Awarded to Maryland Purple Line Project

June 16, 2016 - in Financial, Rail

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan of $874.6 million to Purple Line Transit Partners, LLC, for implementation of the Maryland Purple Line.  The…

CH2M Rehabilitates Vital Commuter Railway Bridge for Dallas Area Rapid Transit

June 14, 2016 - in Projects, Rail, Renewal/Retrofit

Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the transit agency that operates buses, light rail, commuter rail and paratransit in Dallas and 12 surrounding North Texas cities, has awarded CH2M an engineering services contract for the rehabilitation of the timber pile trestle…

Governor Cuomo Announces $16.3 Million in Rail Infrastructure Improvements Statewide

June 8, 2016 - in Financial, Rail

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $16.3 million to fund rail and port improvement projects across New York State. These grants, from the Governor's Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program, will support projects that strengthen infrastructure vital…

Parsons Rail Project in the United Arab Emirates Wins Quality Awards

PASADENA, Calif., June 6, 2016—Parsons is pleased to announce that the Etihad Rail Stage 1 project won the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Project of the Year award and was also named UAE Mega Project of the Year as part of the Middle East Economic Digest…