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HaslerRail to Exhibit at Innotrans 2014

HaslerRail is to attend and showcase its latest products at Innotrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition will be taking place between 23 and 26 September.

All Aboard Florida High-Speed Rail Project

All Aboard Florida is a 235-mile (378km) high-speed intercity passenger rail project being developed by Florida East Coast Industries (FECI) to connect Miami in South Florida with Orlando in Central Florida, US.

Crossrail Woolwich Station

Located in Greater London, UK, Woolwich Station is being built by Crossrail Limited (CRL) as part of the Crossrail rail project, which is jointly sponsored by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL).

Cars Will Cook the Planet Absent Shift to Public Transportation

Scientific American: "If the world's cities focused their investments on expanding public transportation, walking and cycling, they could save more than $100 trillion in public and private capital and urban transportation operating costs between now and 2050,"

From the Archives: Denny Way and Revenue Projections

A couple of stories in the Times have caught transit advocates’ interest in the past week. There are a few stories from STB’s past that are quite relevant: First, although I discussed the general implications of Danny Westneat’s complaints about bus service yesterday, I didn’t address his specific issue with buses on Denny Way. Although more money would […]

Mali signs $11bn agreements with China for new rail projects

The Mali Government has signed $11bn agreements with China to support two major railway projects, which will connect the country to the coast.

ARS 2110 - the New Box PC from Advantech for Railway Applications

Advantech, a leading embedded computing solution provider, announces the new ARS 2110TX Box PC.

Canberra’s ACT Government approves Capital Metro light rail line project

Canberra's ACT Government has given its approval for the first stage of its $783m Capital Metro light rail network in Australia.

Amsted Rail Premieres at InnoTrans 2014

Amsted Rail, the global leader in fully integrated freight car systems for the heavy haul rail market, is making its first-ever appearance at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany, during 23-26 September.

China to invest ‘billions of dollars’ in Indian railways

China is likely to announce billion-dollar investments in India's rail infrastructure this week when Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting the country.

New Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) franchise launched

UK Rail Minister Claire Perry has launched the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) franchise to bring better infrastructure facilities to London's rail network.

Alstom and RZD International sign contract to deliver signalling system in Serbia

An Alstom-led consortium, Russia's RZD International and the Institute Mikhajlo Pupin have signed a €10m contract to deliver the signalling system on part of the Belgrade-Panchevo line in Serbia.

Hitachi begins test run of Class 800 trains for UK's Intercity Express Programme

Low-speed running trials of three pre-series Class 800 intercity train sets have started as part of the UK's Intercity Express Programme (IEP).

European Commission invites transport project proposals for €11.9bn funds

The European Commission has invited project proposals for €11.9bn in EU funding to improve transportation infrastructure among the member states.

UK Network Rail completes construction of rail operating centre in York

Network Rail has completed the construction of the new rail operating centre (ROC) in York, UK, in a bid to provide vital improvements in the rail network.

Cubic Technology Adds More go card Sales Outlets for Brisbane Commuters

Cubic Transportation Systems was the first to deploy new technology in the Australian state of Queensland to make it easier for commuters to buy and top up go cards used for public transport.

Cummins Recognized by Frost & Sullivan as 2014 Overall Best Heavy-Duty Engine Supplier

The award was based on Frost & Sullivan's 2014 independent research survey of U.S. heavy-duty fleet, safety and service managers.

TX: Top Fort Worth Transit Officials Resign

Two executive staff members at the Fort Worth Transportation Authority abruptly resigned Tuesday, five months after a new president arrived at the agency responsible for transit on the western side of the Metroplex.

CA: BART Probing Officer's Slamming of Female Passenger

BART is investigating an officer's takedown of a passenger on a train at the Pittsburg/Bay Point station on Sept. 10, a transit spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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