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Amtrak to Unveil One-of-a-Kind Locomotive on Wednesday

January 11, 2022 - in News, Rail

Filming opportunity at Washington Union Station WASHINGTON – Amtrak will unveil a newly-painted locomotive in honor of the 50th anniversary of Operation Lifesaver. Amtrak and Operation Lifesaver are partners in raising awareness of railroad safety. The specially…

French Railway Authority Selects Trimble Collaboration Software

January 4, 2022 - in Rail, Transportation

SUNNYVALE, Calif. —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that SNCF Réseau, the French railway authority, has selected an integrated solution of Trimble®…

Video: Woolpert, Carillon Park Discuss Collaboration, History

January 3, 2022 - in Multimedia, Rail, Transportation, Videos

Carillon Historical Park is already the region’s premier history and holiday destination. By this time next year, the 65-acre Dayton History campus…

Mile-Long Carillon Park Railroad, Designed by Woolpert, on Track for 2022 Holiday Season

December 20, 2021 - in Bridges, Rail, Transportation

This Conspan bridge will carry the Carillon Park Railroad past Brethen Tower when it debuts next year. For more about the train and the park, watch this short video. Photo courtesy of Woolpert     The history-themed, 120-passenger…

Renewable hydrogen producer Lhyfe to supply German state rail operator Deutsche Bahn for its H2goesRail project

December 15, 2021 - in Rail, Transportation

Nantes (France) and Tübingen (Germany) - Lhyfe, a world pioneer and pure player in renewable green hydrogen production, has signed with the German national railway operator, Deutsche Bahn, to build and operate an electrolyser in Tübingen, from 2024, for…

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 derailed in a remote part of Montana on Saturday afternoon, killing three people and hospitalizing five…

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 a new rail yard that will create more than 100 jobs during construction for regional Queensland. The $15M…

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…