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Vossloh-made rail frog, source: Vossloh

Vossloh sells US turnout facility to Caterpillar

German supplier of railway products Vossloh Group has sold Cleveland Track Material, its main facility focused on manufacturing the turnout systems for the North American market. The plant was purchased by Progress Rail, a subsidiary...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Airports outpace railways in implementing ATO

Aviation is moving faster in implementing Automatic Train Operation (ATO) compared to the rail sector. Over 50 airports in the world have their own automated guided transit systems. With their help, the airport operators are...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Metro train and Uber, source: collage made by RailTech

Uber joins forces with public rail transport

The US-based rideshare unicorn Uber has won a public bid to provide mobility services across 210 stations of Delhi Metro. The company’s application offers the last-mile service for the passengers travelling to or from metro...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
CRRC-made metro train in Boston Subway, source: MBTA

First Chinese train inaugurated in Boston Subway

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has introduced into service the first six-car metro train developed and produced by the Chinese manufacturer CRRC. It runs on the Orange Line of the Boston Subway. By 2022...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens S70 tram in San Diego, source: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System

Two US cities order 51 trams from Siemens

TriMet and MTS, the public transport providers in the metropolitan areas of Portland and San Diego have ordered 51 new trams from Siemens Mobility. The S700 low-floor vehicles will replace the old types of rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
BART Fleet of the Future train, source: BART

Bombardier to open new railcar assembly site in US

Bombardier Transportation plans to launch a railcar assembly site in Pittsburg, California, in the coming months. The new facility will produce trains for the commuter routes in the San Francisco Bay Area. Initially, the Pittsburg site...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens SD660 tram in Portland, source: Wikipedia

Siemens maintains 79 trams for Greater Portland

Siemens Mobility has concluded a new contract in the US. The German company will provide a mid-life overhaul service of 79 SD660 trams running in Greater Portland. The project will be completed in 2025. Siemens Mobility...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt train for DART_Texas, source: Stadler Rail

More diesel Flirt trains for Texas

Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail has concluded a new deal to deliver the Flirt trains to the state of Texas. The company will supply eight diesel vehicles of this type for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Opening of Stadler plant in Utah, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler opens first manufacturing plant in US

Swiss train producer Stadler Rail has opened its first manufacturing facility in the USA. The plant is located in Salt Lake City, close to the local international airport. The facility will produce the electric, diesel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler METRO train for Atlanta, source: Stadler

Largest rolling stock deal for Stadler

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has chosen Stadler as a supplier of new rolling stock for its heavy rail service. The Swiss company will deliver 127 METRO trains. The supply can be extended...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
GE locomotives, source: General Electric

GE Transportation merges with Wabtec

GE Transportation, the General Electric’s subsidiary specialised in manufacturing rolling stock and railway equipment, has merged with Wabtec Corporation. The U.S. technology company has sold more than half of GE Transportation shares. The remaining lesser...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko