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America - Articles and news items

First Railserve Tier 4 Dual LEAF® gen-set locomotive put in service

Rail industry news / 13 June 2017 /

The first Railserve Tier 4 DUAL LEAF® gen-set locomotive has been placed in service and will significantly reduce emissions.

Iowa rail infrastructure to receive $68 million in investments

Rail industry news / 13 June 2017 /

Union Pacific is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $68 million infrastructure investment in Iowa in 2017.

SFRTA awards $40 million contract to Wabtec Corporation

Rail industry news / 2 June 2017 /

Wabtec Corporation has signed a contract to install Positive Train Control (PTC) for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority.

Nomad Digital appoints new US East Coast sales manager

Rail industry news / 1 June 2017 /

Nomad Digital has boosted its ranks in America after announcing it has recruited new East Coast sales manager, Greg Holmes.

Caltrain electrification funding included in the 2017 Federal Budget

Rail industry news / 30 May 2017 /

The 2017 Federal Budget package includes a $100 million investment in the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP).

Bringing high-speed rail to America

Issue 2 2017 / 19 March 2017 /

Amidst America’s transportation problems, high-speed rail is finally under construction in Califor nia with other projects around the country advancing through study and planning stages. President and CEO of the US High Speed Rail Association (USHSR), Andy Kunz , explains to European Railway Review that this progress could signal a shift from America’s car culture to rail.