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Calgary Transit upcycles retired car into inspection vehicle Calgary Transit has transformed one of its retired CTrain cars into an inspection vehicle to gather information on the system's rails, tracks and overhead cables.

omnitrax-estimates-hbr-service-restoration-could-top-60m
OmniTRAX is developing a 60-day plan to return the northern portion of the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR) to service following floods that caused significant damage to the line in May.   HBR has been unable to operate...
rce-equipment-solutions-inc-launches-rebranding-effort
RCE Equipment Solutions, Inc., previously known as Rail Construction Equipment, Co. (RCE), has implemented a new name, company website and updated its corporate identity. RCE Equipment Solutions says that the new name "reflects the company's growth...
new-york-area-transit-takes-steps-to-increase-rail-safety
A New York area passenger transit has acquired Strukton Rail North America Inc.'s remotely controlled ZKL 3000 RC shunting devices. Strukton Rail says the transit agency will use the rail tech to further improve the safety...
usdot-rebrands-fastlane-grants-as-infra-grants
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) published a Notice of Funding Opportunity in the Federal Register for the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program. USDOT says INFRA "advances a pre-existing grant program established in...
calgary-transit-upcycles-retired-car-into-inspection-vehicle
Calgary Transit has transformed one of its retired CTrain cars into an inspection vehicle to gather information on the system's rails, tracks and overhead cables. Calgary Transit says the new inspection vehicle, which it named Scout,...

ips-cranes-to-acquire-american--ohio-locomotive-crane-co
Custom crane manufacturer IPS CRANES announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire American & Ohio Locomotive Crane Co. (AOLCrane™). IPS CRANES , based in St. Paul, Minn., says the merger "will enable...
uta-to-purchase-rail-simulator-with-federal-ptc-grant
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) will use a portion of the funds awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Transit Administration for its positive train control (PTC) efforts to purchase a rail simulator.   The rail...
lacmta-tbm-for-regional-connector-project-breaks-through
Four months after its launch in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Regional Connector Transit Project tunnel boring machine (TBM) broke through the underground wall of the Grand Avenue Arts/Bunker Hill station. The...
us-chamber-of-commerce-survey-shows-voters-support-additional-infrastructure-investment
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a new study conducted by Morning Consult on the opening day of Infrastructure Week 2017 that shows voters believe infrastructure matters and they support more investment in it. "Voters want...
dymax-rail-hosts-rep-roger-marshall-for-grassroots-facility-tour-policy-discussion
Dymax Rail hosted a tour and policy discussion along with Watco Companies, LLC, for Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) at its Wamego, Kan., facility.   The tour was led by Scott Balderson, president and CEO, Dymax Rail. The...

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