Latest Rail Industry News
| June 28, 2017

RailPros Field Services (RPFS) has named Ron Zullig manager of communication and signals. He will be responsible for overseeing RPFS’ signal department as it seeks to expand signal inspection, maintenance, training, cutover and testing services.

More News | June 28, 2017

Brightline hosts first responders at Safety Workshop. Photo: courtesy of Brightline.

| June 28, 2017

Amtrak has named Richard Anderson president and chief executive officer, effective July 12. He will serve in a co-CEO capacity with current Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman through December 31, 2017. At that time, Moorman will become an advisor to the company.

More News | June 27, 2017

Siemens has acquired the MRX Technologies Group, a provider of monitoring systems for rail rolling stock and infrastructure, allowing Siemens to expand its digitalized service and maintenance business.

More News | June 27, 2017

VTG Rail Inc., a subsidiary of Europe’s rail car leasing and rail freight logistics company VTG AG, has announced the acquisition of Redwood Rail’s fleet of 1,135 rail cars.

More News | June 27, 2017

Seattle’s Sound Transit  has received a $87.7 million low-interest Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan from the U.S. Department of Transportation (

More News | June 26, 2017

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board has approved a $1.4-billion budget, which includes partnership agreements to extend the Metro Gold Line.

More News | June 26, 2017

The Board of Directors of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has approved a $1.92 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18). The budget will allow BART to begin integrating new rail cars into service before the end of this calendar year, start planning for two extension projects, and implement a major sy

More News | June 26, 2017

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will not operate Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 and 36 in the Center City tunnel from 10 p.m. on July 7 through 5 a.m. on July 17 in order for power, track and station work to take place.

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