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Fluor-Led Team Completes Second Major U.S. Transit P3 Commuter Rail Line from Denver’s Union Station to Westminster

July 27, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

IRVING, Texas - Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the Denver Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project completed and opened the six-mile B Line from Denver’s Downtown Union Station to Westminster Station located in the growing Denver-Boulder corridor.…

First Train Beam Installed at MiamiCentral

July 20, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

MIAMI – June 20, 2016 – The first of 247 massive precast concrete beams (also known as Florida I Beams or FIBs) was lifted into place at MiamiCentral…

Atkins and CH2M Win Design and Modelling Contract for Crossrail 2 On-Networks Systems

July 12, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Rail

An Atkins and CH2M team has been awarded a £1.5-million contract to deliver the Stage 1 On-Networks Systems programme for Network Rail on the proposed…

FRA Engages CH2M to Develop a Unified Passenger Rail Vision for the Southeast

July 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has chosen CH2M as its prime consultant to lead the Southeast Regional Rail Planning Study. The study will develop a unified vision for high-performance passenger…

Fugro Progresses on 1,500-Kilometer Ground Penetrating Radar Survey for SNCF

June 30, 2016 - in Projects, Rail, Surveying/Mapping

Fugro has reached the halfway mark in data collection as part of a 4-year contract to survey trackbed for French rail operator, SNCF. Under the framework, which runs to 2018, the global survey specialist is collecting ground penetrating radar (GPR) data from…

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 Railways (GTR) will operate the trains between Bedford and Brighton initially, followed by the routes…

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 Line, LLC, and Star America Purple Line, LLC, reached financial close to design, build, finance, operate…

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…