December 12, 2012
Alstom has supplied a total of 66 Citadis trams for Dublin in two different sizes. The company also extended 26 of the original trams with the addition of an extra car.
The contract is valued at approximately $170 million and extends the existing agreement between Bombardier and Virgin to March 2016.
October 5, 2012
The system for CTA includes a comprehensive workforce management solution with employee self-service options to support nearly 8,000 employees across more than 18 garages, terminals and facilities. The system is extended with a centralized business intelligence tool to improve visibility and reporting across CTA's operations.
April 18, 2012
In a letter, a state lawyer said the costs of testing the trains are rising and that they do not meet federal accessibility standards for the disabled. A spokesperson for Talgo Inc. denied both points and warned the cancellation could lead to legal action.
October 3, 2011
Offers a full range of mechanical services for passenger and freight railroad equipment including overhauls and wreck repairs, wheel maintenance, air brake service, seat repair and replacement, electronic testing and maintenance, day-to-day equipment servicing, rolling stock engineering, and positive train control implementation and advising.
The manufacturer will unveil to the transit industry its new Rotary Lift EFX60 inground scissor lift, Wireless Mach 4 mobile column lift, and updated MOD30 modular environmentally friendly inground lift.
September 27, 2011
Even a possible sales tax increase next year will not be enough to fund a $6 billion wish list of transportation projects. However, an increase in the portion of Atlanta sales tax that can be used for transit funding may help.
September 13, 2011
During the week of Sept. 11 to 17, CVSA-certified inspectors, brake suppliers and industry partners will conduct enforcement and education activities with drivers and mechanics at truck stops, weigh stations and other locations. According to Roadcheck 2011 data, more education and awareness is needed to reduce the number of highway crashes caused annually by poorly maintained braking systems.
April 21, 2011
The new building will replace WRTA's current facility, a 77-year-old "trolley barn" that was converted to maintain and operate buses in the 1940s when the trolleys were phased out.
January 18, 2011
Offered free to operators at MCI's Louisville Training Center, the onsite Technical Tune-Up sessions are designed to maximize maintenance skills for the highest up-time and utilization on all current-production models.
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