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Teleste Continues Cooperation with Alstom by Delivering its Integrated On-board Solution to Coradia Stream Trains in Italy

March 18, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transportation

TURKU, FINLAND – Teleste Corporation is pleased to continue cooperation with Alstom, a leading provider of integrated transport systems, by delivering its on-board solution to Coradia Stream trains designed for public transport operators in Italy, and operated…

Rail Museum Turns Spotlight on Role of Fugro’s Geotechnical Expertise in HS2

March 14, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Credit: courtesy the National Railway Museum Soil samples in the laboratory may seem a world apart from the gleaming high tech of the high speed train.…

FRA Rescinds Funding for California High Speed Rail Project

February 25, 2019 - in Featured, Rail, Transportation

In a Feb. 19 letter, the Federal Railroad Administration informed the California High Speed Rail Authority that it intends to cancel $929 million in federal…

Epiroc Collaborates with Railcare to Develop Zero-Emission Railway Maintenance Equipment

February 21, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transportation

Stockholm, Sweden: Epiroc AB, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, is cooperating with Swedish company Railcare Group AB to equip its railway maintenance equipment with zero-emission battery technology. Epiroc, on the…

Amtrak Completes Design of Premium Customer Space at Moynihan Train Hall

January 24, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – Amtrak has reached a key milestone in its plan to enhance the customer experience at its future home in the Moynihan Train Hall with the completion of planning and design for its premium passenger space, the Metropolitan Lounge (formerly ClubAcela)…

Western Mass. Freight Rail Improvements Seen As Closing ‘Crucial Gap’

December 13, 2018 - in Rail, Transportation

Federal funds will help upgrade the New England Central Railroad main line through western Massachusetts, making the north-south line ready to handle the standard weight of modern freight cars, according to Sen. Edward Markey's office. The senator's office…

Commuter Rail Industry Makes Significant and Substantial PTC Progress

November 15, 2018 - in Rail, Transportation

Washington, D.C. –The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) today announced that the commuter rail industry has made significant progress in installing Positive Train Control (PTC) in the third quarter ending September 30. This strong progress…

Stantec Leads Project Construction Management Support of LA Metro’s Purple Line Extension as Boring Machines Begin Work

October 18, 2018 - in Construction, News, Projects, Rail, Transportation

Los Angeles, CA, NYSE, TSX:STN- Stantec is working with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) on the high-priority Purple Line Extension project, which celebrated a major milestone on October 16, as tunnel boring machines (TBMs)—named…

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces Significant Upgrades to Chicago Rail Connection with More Than $130 Million in Infrastructure Grants

October 2, 2018 - in Featured, Rail, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao was joined today by Governor Bruce Rauner (R-IL) and members of the Illinois congressional delegation for a grant announcement marking the award of $132,034,680 to the Illinois Department…

CAF Selects Teleste’s On-board Solutions for its Metro Trains in the Cities of Manila and Naples

September 28, 2018 - in News, Rail, Transportation

TURKU, FINLAND – Teleste Corporation reveals that the international rail car manufacturer CAF has selected Teleste’s on-board solutions for its metro projects in the Philippines and in Italy. The deliveries will take place in 2019 and they will include…