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Digi International Introduces TX64 5G Rail Router for Intelligent Transportation Systems

October 13, 2021 - in News, Rail, Technology, Transportation

High-performance 5G cellular router offers redundant communications with 4G failover and extensive location-based services features for rugged, onboard rail applications HOPKINS, Minn.-Digi International, (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), a leading global provider…

NTSB Investigating Deadly Amtrak Derailment

September 27, 2021 - in News, Rail, Transportation

An Amtrak car lies on its side after derailing on Saturday in Montana. Source: CNN   An Amtrak train traveling from Chicago to the Pacific Northwest…

Bowen Local Company Hillery Group delivering $15M of critical rail infrastructure

August 12, 2021 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Bowen Rail Company today announced another Carmichael mine and rail Project contract, which has gone to local Bowen company Hillery Group to construct…

Gov. Pritzker Signs Illinois High-Speed Railway Commission Bill as Congress Debates Infrastructure Deal

August 10, 2021 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Commission’s Creation Comes as Congress Debates Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal   CHICAGO -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed HB399 on Friday, a bill authorizing the formation of the Illinois High-Speed Railway Commission. The commission will be responsible…

Amtrak To Invest $7.3B In New Railroad Equipment

July 12, 2021 - in News, Rail, Transportation

National passenger rail operator Amtrak recently signed a $7.3 billion deal with California-based Siemens Mobility Inc. to manufacture a new fleet of up to 83 trains for deployment on various state-supported routes, long-distance Palmetto route, and the…

North America Railway Automated Inspection Equipment Market to Garner $831.6 Million by 2027: Says Allied Market Research

June 22, 2021 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Increase in demand for passenger and freight capacity, rise in number of railway projects across North America, and surge in concern for railroad inspection and maintenance activities fuel the growth of the North America railway automated inspection equipment…

North Atlantic Rail proposal wins backing from 24 Members of Congress from CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, and VT

June 3, 2021 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Neal, Maloney, McGovern, Clark among broad coalition backing transformational regional rail network WASHINGTON—Twenty-four members of Congress, including the chairs of the powerful Ways and Means, Oversight, and Rules Committees, are urging the Committee…

CN and Kansas City Southern Take Next Step on Path to Combine by Filing Jointly for Voting Trust Approval

May 27, 2021 - in News, Rail

With commitment to divest the small overlapping portion of lines with KCS, CN-KCS combination is now a fully end-to-end merger Filing details why combination is pro-competitive and addresses each element of voting trust approval MONTREAL and KANSAS CITY, Mo.-…

Skanska delivers major piling works on the HS2 high speed railway, UK, for GBP 62M, about SEK 720M

May 26, 2021 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Skanska has, through Cementation Skanska, signed a contract with the Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture for major piling works for the London Tunnels section on the HS2 high speed railway, UK. The total contract is worth GBP 93M. The external part of the…

Lonsdale Rail Awarded £8m Paddington Square fit-out

May 11, 2021 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Mace has awarded Lonsdale Rail, part of the Michael Lonsdale Group, the MEPFC LUL fit-out for the Paddington Square development. Works will integrate London Underground's existing Bakerloo Line tube station at Paddington, with a new entrance underneath the…