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voestalpine Nortrak announced May 8 the launch of a new North American marketing and distribution agreement with Getzner USA to serve freight railways.

 

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx announced May 7 that Mosaic Transit Group (Mosaic) has signed a contract worth CA$2.5 billion (US$1.9 billion) to design, build, finance and maintain the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.

 

On May 3, a consortium of Manitoba First Nations, led by Chief Glenn Hudson, and in partnership with iChurchill Inc., a private Canadian company, said it entered into an agreement to purchase the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR), the Port of Churchill and associated assets.

Sound Transit has promoted Don Billen to executive director of the Planning Environment and Project Development (PEPD) department.

STV, a transportation design firm, will serve as the lead designer for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) $1.3 billion Green Line Light Rail Extension (GLX) work.

 

Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) will soon begin a 17-weekend series of tunnel and station closures to complete federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment and software installation and testing.

 

Ottawa's Light Rail Transit (LRT) project is getting a CA$50 million ($US38.9 million) boost for its work that will extend the line.

 

Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02) joined officials May 3 from the New England Central Railroad (NECR), a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc., for the ceremonial unloading of steel rails that will be used to upgrade the freight rail line running through Willimantic.

 

The province of Ontario and the city of Toronto signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) paving the way for an integrated GO Regional Express Rail (RER) and SmartTrack project. The province also announced funding allocations for additional transit projects in the area.

 

Alstom's Coradia iLint, the world's first hydrogen fuel cell powered regional passenger train, has won the 2018 GreenTec Award in the Mobility category by Germany-based Schaeffler Group Industrial, a manufacturer of machinery, power transmission and railway, heavy industry and consumer products w ...
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