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Honolulu rail opening delayed as station contract bids canceled

Management & Operations| September 10, 2014
Bids to build the first nine rail stations came in significantly higher than expected, which led the agency to cancel the contract bids.

French trains too wide to fit in some stations

Management & Operations| May 22, 2014
Train operator SNCF and network owner RFF said about 1,300 of France's 8,700 railway platforms must be trimmed, at a cost of $69 million, to make way for the wider rolling stock.
Management & Operations| January 28, 2014

L.A. Metro taps Graffiti Shield for rail station protection

Company will install and maintain patent-pending protective films covering approximately 900,000 square feet of stainless steel per year in an effort to minimize graffiti damage and improve the appearance and comfort within rail stations throughout Los Angeles over the next five years.
Management & Operations| December 11, 2013

Ottawa light rail to use automated fare system for stations

Will use turnstiles for major stations and replace Transpo personnel with computer help stations that will offer basic transit tips and let riders speak to an attendant.
Rail| November 27, 2013

Google Street View update maps rail, subway stations

Now shows more than 50 train and subway stations and 16 airports. The feature is designed to give travelers more of a preview of their travel experience.
Rail| May 16, 2013

Honolulu light rail announces art program

Will highlight work created by artists who have a strong understanding of and affinity for Hawaii’s history and culture. The art will be displayed at the 21 stations along the rail route and at the train control center in Waipahu.
Rail| April 11, 2013

D.C. Metro unveils plan for ‘future’ rail station

Momentum, the model station, will enable Metro to test several design concepts in a single station, with improved lighting, better information and improved customer convenience. Some of the concepts being considered include high-output light fixtures to direct light to the vault ceiling, and a new information wall enclosing fare machines, ATMs, maps and digital screens.
Rail| February 5, 2013

Book to mark Grand Central Terminal's centennial

Delving into the magnificent landmark’s history and design, the 224-page book is packed with more than 250 color and black and white photographs sourced from the photo collection of Metro-North Railroad and the archives of the New York Transit Museum.
Rail| December 19, 2012

DART light rail segment turns 10

The three stations in the city of Plano continue to spur development in the downtown area.
Rail| November 14, 2012

Rail station serving Twin Cities’ commuters opens

The station will serve commuters traveling between Ramsey and Minneapolis, who previously had to take a bus. It is the first planned transit development along Northstar’s 40-mile route between downtown Minneapolis and Big Lake.

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