U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao, has announced $291 million in ‘State of Good Repair’ grants to improve the reliability and safety of America’s rail network.
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Ryan Coholan, Chief Railroad Officer at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), discusses the benefits of introducing new technologies across the rail industry and how MBTA has successfully applied IoT to the maintenance of its locomotive fleets.
This issue includes an update on building the world’s longest immersed tunnel to allow trains to cross the Femernbelt, how best to promote railways’ credentials to attract the right workforce expertise, In-Depth Focus sections on Bogies & Wheelsets and A Digital Future for Rail Freight, plus much more.
The Fiscal and Management Control Board at MBTA approved the four-year extension of its Commuter Rail Operating contract with Keolis Commuter Services.
2 June 2020 | By Waterfall Security Solutions
Watch this free webinar to hear from rail industry experts about how the rail sector is reacting to challenges around cyber-security, and how advances in digital solutions and innovative technology can deliver robust cyber-security measures.
The Wi-Tronix platform combines edge processing with advanced systems like Visual Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence to detect and interpret actionable information that improves railway safety in real-time.
Keolis is the first private commuter rail operator in the United States to earn the APTA Gold Sustainability Award.
Keolis Commuter Services were awarded the contract by MBTA, following a successful delivery of Phase 1 ahead of schedule and under budget.
Commuter rail service between Boston and south-eastern Massachusetts is to be restored as construction work for Phase 1 of South Coast Rail project begins.
An overhaul of the F40s by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will improve service reliability and extend locomotive service life for 20 years.
By simulating the various conditions and scenarios that locomotive engineers will have to endure ensures they will be prepared to act safely and efficiently in an emergency.
Massachusetts promotes resiliency investments and passenger communication for improved winter transit system
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has announced that more than $101 million has been invested in capital improvement projects, but highlights the importance of communication to ensure the smooth operation of the transit system in severe weather.
Keolis Commuter Services (KCS), the MBTA’s partner that operates the commuter rail in Boston, is working to ensure that when leaves begin to fall in autumn, the railroad is prepared to reduce the impact of what is known as slippery rail.
Keolis Commuter Services (KCS) and the MBTA have released a list of network improvement projects completed during the temporary shutdown of service between Salem and Newburyport/Rockport in Boston.
Keolis Commuter Services (KCS) and the Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority (MBTA) have announced plans to improve the commuter rail’s ticket-checking system and reduce fare evasion.