BARCELONA, Spain — Public Radio International reported that a new rail line, connecting Madrid, Barcelona and Paris, opened last week. The high-speed line is the first to connect with the rest of Europe. For the full story, click here.
Will work to increase the supply of new TODs and rail systems across America and will be holding a series of national and local events bringing together business and political leaders with planners and experts to advance knowledge sharing and project deal making.
In addition to providing equipment maintenance, Bombardier will also deliver its Automated Vehicle Inspection System and its Bombardier Orbiflo advanced condition monitoring system to automatically inspect the vehicles and provide predictive maintenance capabilities.
More than 35,000 weekday trips were taken to or from the five new Silver Line stations last month, an average of 17,088 riders per day.
For the first half of 2015, the systemwide on-time performance rate was 95.8%. Metra, which is also tracking the top causes for train delays, also reported that 735 of 17,433 trains were tardy by six minutes or more in June.
With the ROD in hand, Sound Transit can continue the process to compete for the federal funding that is necessary to help pay for the project.
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