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LV-LA High-Speed Rail Wins an Additional $200M Bond Allocation

August 5, 2020 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Plans for a new high-speed rail line that will connect Southern California to Las Vegas are forging ahead after the project has been awarded another critical public funding allocation. The XpressWest rail project has won $200 million of private activity bonds…

Stadler continues with Teleste’s passenger information and CCTV systems in the company’s trains to Norway

June 10, 2020 - in Rail, Transportation

TURKU, FINLAND  – Teleste Corporation and a leading international rail vehicle construction company Stadler have agreed on deliveries of Teleste’s…

GPA commissions first nine Mason Mega Rail tracks

May 29, 2020 - in Rail, Transportation

More than 2.2 million staff hours have gone into the planning and construction of the Port of Savannah's Mason Mega Rail Terminal thus far. The Georgia…

Siemens Mobility and Ondas Networks bring next-gen wireless communications to North American Rail Market

May 15, 2020 - in News, Rail, Technology, Transportation

Ondas Networks’ Mission-Critical IoT (MC-IoT) radio technology to be featured in new Siemens-branded portfolio of radio products – available by year-end. Portfolio will include new dual-mode radios that implement Siemens Mobility’s ATCS protocols with…

Estonian Railways selects Hexagon to automate and digitize operations

April 29, 2020 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Norcross, GA. USA) Estonian Railways Ltd., a state-owned company responsible for Estonia’s railway administration, has selected Hexagon’s Geospatial division to implement a transportation system that will automate and digitize the railway’s infrastructure…

Skanska builds part of the UK’s new high speed railway, HS2, for GBP 1.12 billion, about SEK 13.9 billion

April 16, 2020 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Skanska, as part of the Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture, has signed a contract with HS2 Ltd to commence full detailed design and construction of Phase 1 of the UK’s new high speed railway in the southern section of the overall project. Skanska will…

Teleste to provide on-board solution to Alstom’s Avelia Horizon very high-speed trains in France

March 17, 2020 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Alstom has selected Teleste’s on-board solution for the company’s next-generation very high-speed trains, designed for the French national railway operator SNCF Mobilités. TURKU, FINLAND – Teleste Corporation will provide the on-board solution…

LA Metro Turns to Gannett Fleming to Lead Major Rail Line as Part of Twenty-Eight by ’28 Project

January 13, 2020 - in News, Rail, Transit, Transportation

Light Rail Service Coming to Congested San Fernando Valley As the prime consultant, Gannett Fleming will provide Metro with professional engineering services for this new light rail line, which involves 14 at-grade stations with an end-to-end travel time of…

FRA Opens Up $396M Pool of New Capital Rail Grant Funds

October 16, 2019 - in Rail, Transportation

The Federal Railroad Administration issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity on October 8 that offers $396 million worth of grant money through its Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair program to fund a variety of capital rail projects. [Above…

Rail Safety Week 2019 – A shared responsibility

September 24, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transportation

MONTREAL - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today launched its railway safety awareness campaign kicking off Rail Safety Week 2019 across Canada and the United States. “2019 is a very special year for CN as its marks our 100th anniversary. Since the origin, safety…