California

CALIFORNIA Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has released a research report that details the impact freight and passenger rail operations have on the Californian economy.
SAN FRANCISCO Bay Area Rapid Transit (Bart) moved a step closer to the introduction of its Bombardier Fleet of the Future cars this week with the start of mainline testing…
LOS ANGELES County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has awarded Alstom a $US 140.1m contract to carry out mid-life overhauls on its fleet of 52 Siemens P2000 LRVs, which are used…
AFTER months of uncertainty, the United States Federal Transit Administration (FTA) finally confirmed on May 22 that it will approve a $US 647m Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for the…
While the cable cars might steal the limelight, light rail is still the backbone of the transit network in San Francisco, and its importance looks set to increase as the…
SIEMENS confirmed on April 18 that the first SC-44 Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotives for California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin revenue testing on the Sacramento - Oakland - San…
SANTA Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has awarded Siemens a $US 10m contract to modernise electrification systems on the oldest section of the 68km light rail network in San Jose…
PROGRESS Rail says it has completed initial emissions testing of its repowered EMD24B shunting locomotive, which has been developed to meet US Environmental Protection Agency Tier 4 emissions standards.
CALTRAIN has warned that the viability of its project to electrify the 83.7km San Jose - San Francisco line may be in jeopardy after newly-appointed United States Transportation Secretary Mrs…
THE first of 215 S200 SF LRVs for San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) was unveiled at Muni Metro East Maintenance Facility on January 13, just hours after completing its…
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