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Alstom’s railcar design for Kochi, India metro unveiled

Rail| September 9, 2015

The 213-foot train, composed of 3 cars, has an open gangway allowing passengers to walk from one end of the train to the other. The interior provides a feeling of serenity and security with sections marked in two bright, harmonious colors: green turquoise and lemon used for the seats and the handles, according to the company.

Siemens' refurbished LRT vehicles to begin operating on Sacramento line

Rail| September 9, 2015

RT acquired the vehicles — originally built by Urban Transportation Development Corp. — from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. The vehicles originally went into operation in 1987 and had been in storage since RT acquired them in 2003.

Rail| September 9, 2015

Bombardier Joint Venture to Provide Propulsion, Control Equipment in China

This most recent contract is for Beijing Metro Line 16 and its scope includes engineering, manufacturing, testing, commissioning as well as the initial delivery of spare parts for traction converters.

Rail| September 8, 2015

Twitter leads to arrest of man on SEPTA train

The quick arrest was the result of SEPTA’s Police Chief Thomas Nestel’s frequent use of Twitter. Chief Nestel, who said that Twitter has become part of the police forces arsenal, was able to get basic information to officers who intercepted the train and the suspect within eight minutes.

Sustainability| September 8, 2015

BYD wins America's largest electric bus order

The contract allows for the Washington State DOT to purchase up to 800 heavy-duty buses from all different propulsion types that included 12 different categories for all-electric buses, in which BYD was the leader in 10 of those categories.

Security and Safety | September 8, 2015

Parsons wins Chicago Metra PTC contract

As prime contractor, Parsons will work with Metra to install an Interoperable Electronic Train Management System that will be interoperable with 12 railroads, integrating the complex system of locomotive‑mounted Global Positioning System devices, radios, trackside antennas and computers.

Rail| September 8, 2015

N.C.'s CATS adding $20M in projects to light rail extension

The $1.1 billion extension, which is under construction from uptown Charlotte to UNC Charlotte, is expected to open in the summer of 2017.

Motorcoach| September 8, 2015

2 die, 4 injured when car plows into tour bus

The crash occurred when an allegedly drunken driver in a speeding BMW slammed into the tour bus. The driver was injured and taken to a hospital. Las Vegas police said the BMW driver's friend called 911 to report the driver just left a bar and was drunk when he got into his car.

Management & Operations| September 8, 2015

MARTA pursuing Wi-Fi, cell connectivity in stations, tunnels

If all goes as planned, a six-month pilot project would start in January with three stations and inside a tunnel that connects them. All 38 stations would feature cellular connectivity and Wi-Fi access by July 2018.

Motorcoach| September 8, 2015

ABA announces Top U.S., Canadian events to visit on a motorcoach

The 2016 Virginia International Tattoo 20th Anniversary Celebration and Canada’s Basilique-Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Québec Holy Door Selected as ABA’s Top Events

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