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TRIMET, the public transport authority in Portland, Oregon, has launched a public consultation on plans to order 26 new LRVs, which will replace the oldest vehicles in the Max light…
METROPOLITAN Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (Marta), which operates the Atlanta Streetcar 4.3km Downtown Loop light rail line, has engaged Siemens to maintain the fleet of four S70 LRVs which it…
THE first LRV for the Oklahoma City Streetcar project arrived in the city on February 13 after completing its four-day 1900km road journey from Brookville, Pennsylvania.
AN investigation is underway after an Amtrak Acela Express train en route from Washington DC to New York split in two while running at a reported 200km/h as it travelled…
LORAM Maintenance of Way and Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (Grex) have completed a definitive merger agreement whereby Loram will acquire all outstanding shares of Grex.
BNSF Railway published its $US 3.3bn 2018 spending plan on January 31 which comprises $US 2.4bn for track and rolling stock maintenance and $US 900m for new projects.
UNION Pacific Railroad (UP) has launched construction of its new Brazos Yard in Texas, which will become one of the highest-capacity yards on the company’s 23-state network when it opens…
TEXAS Central, which is planning to build a privately-funded 386km 320km/h railway linking Dallas with Houston, has selected the site for its station in Dallas and says it has reached…
AN ACS Group/Hochtief-led consortium has been selected as recommended developer for a $US 1.95bn public-private partnership (PPP) project to build an automated peoplemover at Los Angeles International Airport and operate…
THE board of Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) voted on January 25 to approve the recommended locally-preferred alternative in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the King of Prussia…
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