Latest Rail Industry News
Infrastructure firm AECOM has appointed Tom Prendergast head of transit within the Design and Consulting Services Americas (DCSA) and Denise Berger chief of operations (COO) of the company’s Northeast Region, effective immediately. They will both be based in New York City.
Alstom has announced that it will supply 17 additional Citadis trams to the Strasbourg Transport Company (CTS) and the Eurometropole of Strasbourg, which completes the fleet of 63 trams delivered by Alstom between 2003 and 2019. The additional order is worth 52 million euros.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that total U.S. rail traffic for February 2020 was 1,924,767 carloads and intermodal units, down 8.1 percent or 169,955 carloads and intermodal units compared with February 2019.
The Port of Coos Bay has announced the opening of the Lost Creek Rock Products Coastal Reload Yard, a terminal that handles rail to truck and truck to rail aggregates and forest products. The terminal is located on the North Spit in Coos County, Oregon.
Norfolk Southern (NS) announced it has developed and deployed an autonomous track geometry measurement system that is mounted on a locomotive, enhancing railroad safety and operating efficiencies.
Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson has announced the awarding of an $11,926,000 Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant. The funds will be used for the Freight Rail Capacity and Safety Enhancemen