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CT: Aging Rail Bridges Need Repairs, Replacement

May 31--Metro-North commuters know what to expect when the 118-year-old Walk Bridge in Norwalk fails to close after boats pass underneath -- long hours stuck on a train waiting for repairs. A federal Northeast Corridor advisory commission...Show More Summary

IL: Greyhound Planning Route Through North Naperville

May 30--A new daily Greyhound bus route running between Chicago and Davenport, Iowa, via Interstate 88 is being planned with a stop at Naperville's Route 59 Metra commuter train station. City Council members Tuesday will be asked toShow More Summary

Meetup: Talking Link Connections

We had a full house of STB readers for last Friday’s meetup at the Impact Hub to discuss Metro’s Alternative 3 for restructuring Northeast Seattle and Capitol Hill buses when U-Link opens next year.  Metro planners Jeremy Fichter and Ted Day gave a short presentation and then took your questions for over an hour.  Afterwards, […]

Canadian National launches new app for real-time information about railcar contents

Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has introduced a new mobile app called AskRail, which is designed to offer real-time information to emergency responders about a train’s railcar contents.

Daily News Briefs June 1, 2015

NASCAR Team Courted for NC I-77 Toll Lanes Opposition Contractor on NCDOT's "Embattled" Monroe Bypass Project Has Tainted History The Post Dives Deep into the Discontinued US 460 Toll Project TX Lawmakers...

WA: Skagit Transit: Clear Need for More East County Buses

May 29--CONCRETE -- Bus service in east Skagit County will change by the end of the year, and with input gathered from the community this week the changes will be for the better, Skagit Transit staff said at a meeting in Concrete. With...Show More Summary

CA: Santa Rosa Seeking Public Utilities Commission's Approval for Jennings Ave Rail Crossing

May 31--Santa Rosa has formally asked the state Public Utilities Commission for permission to build a $1.6 million street-level rail crossing for pedestrians and bicyclists just south of Coddingtown mall. The city is hoping the commission...Show More Summary

ABB to provide traction systems for Stadler Rail trains

Power and automation technologies provider ABB has secured an $85m contract from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail to deliver traction equipment for projects to expand public rail networks in Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

Union Pacific to improve rail infrastructure in Arkansas and Oklahoma

US railroad operator Union Pacific is to invest $98m and $27m this year to enhance the transportation infrastructure in the states of Arkansas and Oklahoma, respectively.

Electrical Connector Systems for Rolling Stock

The compact and modular system has been designed to carry out the connections between several functions of the electrical chain of traction, as well as the power connection between the cars.

Railway Electrical Connector Systems

The Multi-Contact (MC) product range extends from miniature to high-current connector systems for energy transfer of several thousand amperes.

Malaysia Airlines briefing fails to answer key questions

No matter how carefully today’s restructuring briefing by Malaysia Airlines is gone over, there is much that remains uncertain. Including its future naming and branding, the full extent of route and frequency changes, and the changes that will come to the fleet. Anyone sensitive to the misery and anger that the loss of MH370 caused [...]

Government 9/11 claims contradicted by factual evidence

The 9/11 Consensus Points | Consensus 911: "The official claims regarding 9/11 are contradicted by facts that have been validated by a scientific consensus process, and which include the following points of “best evidence”."

Axiomtek Brings Secure Transportation Solution - tBOX313-835-FL

Axiomtek has launched its eMark and ISO7637 certified embedded computer, the tBOX313-835-FL.

Transportation Technology Experts Gather in Pittsburgh for ITSA Annual Meeting

This is the text of a news release from the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.

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