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USDOT Announces $320.6 Million for Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements

September 24, 2020 - in Financial, News, Rail

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has selected 50 projects in 29 states to receive competitive grant funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements…

Richardson Gets Silver Line Rail Delivery

September 17, 2020 - in News, Rail, Transportation

The newest shipment of rail for Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) Silver Line project has made its way to Richardson. The most recent delivery of 50…

District and Virginia Mark Major Milestone of Long Bridge Project to Expand Regional Rail Transportation Network

September 8, 2020 - in Rail, Transportation

Long Bridge Project Concludes Environmental Planning, Moves Closer to Construction That Will Better Connect North to South in the National Capital Region…

Hexagon selected for Innovate UK rail infrastructure artificial intelligence project

September 2, 2020 - in News, Rail, Technology, Transportation

Project will automate railway structure identification and measurement for Network Rail (Norcross, GA. USA) Innovate UK, the country’s innovation agency, has selected Hexagon’s Geospatial division to conduct a research project that will result in…

Federal Railroad Administration Announces Rail Inspection Technology Rule to Improve Track Safety

August 31, 2020 - in Rail, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today submitted to the Federal Register a final rule allowing railroads to use ultrasonic inspection technology, augmented with global positioning system (GPS) technology,…

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 passenger information and CCTV systems to Stadler’s new FLIRT trains for Norwegian State Railways.…

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 Ports Authority will commission its first two rail-mounted gantry crane in June.  SAVANNAH, Ga. - Georgia…

Siemens Mobility and Ondas Networks Bring Next-Gen Wireless Communications to North American Rail Market

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

NEW YORK and SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Siemens Mobility, a leader in seamless, sustainable, reliable and secure transport solutions for more than 160 years, has entered into an exclusive partnership with Ondas Networks, a developer of private licensed wireless…

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…