Topic : rail system

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Why Cybersecurity Is So Essential to the Future of Transportation

| August 13, 2019

The more our train and subway systems are connected, the greater the number of ways hackers have to penetrate them in order to wreak their unique brand of havoc.

[Video] BART Hearing Loop Pilot Project

Technology| May 23, 2017

A pilot project at BART’s Fremont Station is using “hearing loop” technology to help hard-of-hearing customers to better understand announcements and other messages. People who use hearing aids that have T-coil technology (most modern hearing aids) can tune in to the hearing loop and it will pick up public address sounds while filtering out ambient noise.

Management & Operations| February 24, 2017

Metra chief Orseno to retire by end of 2017

Orseno began his career in 1974 as a ticket collector on Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad commuter trains.

Rail| October 4, 2016

Dubai RTA begins using 3D printer to create parts for rail system

The technology would enable RTA to keep the Dubai metro assets in service longer while driving down the cost of parts and in turn passing this saving back to the customer, the agency reported.

Rail| July 14, 2015

L.A. Metro rail system reaches 25-year milestone

From zero miles of rail in 1990 to 87 miles today and with five major rail lines under construction, including two more set to open next year that will add 17.6 more miles, modern Metro Rail is an amazing accomplishment.

Rail| June 23, 2015

One in 10 miles of Cleveland rail track under 'go slow' orders

Aging track ties and instability in the track bed, or ballast, that force operators to apply the brakes to proceed safely is partly to blame in addition to a $150 million budget gap that would bring the rail system to a state of good repair.

Rail| July 23, 2010

L.A. marks 20th anniversary of Metro Rail system

System includes five light rail and subway lines spanning 79 miles of track. Trains carry on an average weekday more than 327,000 boardings.

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