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VW windfall could help clean up diesel train emissions at Chicago's Union Station

Rail| December 27, 2016

Agreement stipulates the money from the German automaker must be used to reduce lung- and heart-damaging nitrogen oxides emitted by diesel trains, buses, ferries and equipment.

[Video] Multi-Contact: Modular power connector for railway applications

Rail| December 2, 2016


Modular Power Connector, for rolling stock system, 200A - 700A, up to 3600V, 10mm² to 240mm², is designed to carry out the electric connections between several functions of the electrical chain of traction present on railway rolling stock.

Rail| November 16, 2016

Calif. High Speed Rail Authority seeks Buy America exemption for train parts

The rail authority’s 2016 business plan estimated the trains would cost about $3.4 billion, making them one of the most expensive parts of the system.

Rail| October 19, 2016

BYD enters mass transit market with low-cost train

The light rail technology is applicable to small and medium-sized cities, heavy traffic routes, CBD’s and routes connecting tourist attractions in large cities, according to the company.

Rail| September 28, 2016

China developing 300 mph trains to lead export of high-speed tech

Under an ambitious government plan starting this year, the country is developing trains that can run on a hybrid-propulsion system that allows higher speeds.

Rail| September 20, 2016

Crossrail Transforms London Transport to Move Millions

As one of Europe’s largest construction projects, Crossrail will transform rail transport in London, increasing rail capacity in central London by 10%, supporting regeneration and cutting journey times across the capital.

Rail| July 6, 2016

SEPTA exploring all options, including borrowing trains

Meanwhile, Boston's MBTA is also inspecting some of its railcars manufactured by Hyundai Rotem as a precaution.

Rail| June 7, 2016

Bombardier wins $244 million contract with Abellio Rail

The Talent 2 trains for Abellio will be configured into 24 three-car and 19 five-car train sets, each with 163 or 273 seats respectively. T

Management & Operations| March 21, 2016

NJ TRANSIT finds bus, trains, railcars breaking down more often

Reliability is measured by mean distance between failures, which is the average mileage that the agency's rail and bus fleets travel before breaking down. The more miles traveled indicates that the fleet is more reliable.

Rail| December 22, 2015

Bombardier to supply 47 additional Flexity trams to Berlin

This is an option order based on the framework agreement for a maximum of 206 vehicles signed in 2006. The order is valued at approximately $190 million.

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