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--Â Unveiling marks delivery of first of 63 new light rail vehicles, strengthening an over 30-year relationship with Calgary Transit --Â Siemens design enhances reliability, accessibility and passenger experience and accommodates expansion of Calgary's light rail system CALGARY - Calgary Transit unveiled the first of its new S200 light rail vehicles today at its Oliver Bowen Maintenance... Read More
Milford, DE – First State Manufacturing announces that they have been awarded two new multi-year contracts with Amtrak to provide repair and refurbishment of upholstered needs and to operate a distribution center supplying new cushions for the Amtrak fleet. "We have worked closely with Amtrak for the past few years to determine how First State Manufacturing could streamline manufacturing... Read More
Milford, DE – First State Manufacturing announces that they have been awarded a new 5-year contract with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to provide continuous refurbishment of rail car seating for their transit system. "WMATA runs six lines through 91 stations over 117 miles of track and has over 1100 cars in its inventory," said CEO and President Dave Hitchens. "When... Read More
Maxwell Technologies Selected as Exclusive Capacitive Energy Storage Supplier by China's Largest Rail CompanyAug 10, 2015
China Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute and Maxwell Sign Multi-year Strategic Agreement SAN DIEGO - Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL), a leading developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage solutions, announced today that it has signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement with China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC-SRI, formerly CNR-SRI),... Read More
Flame-Retardant and Heat-Stabilized/UV-Resistant Ty-Rap® Cable Ties Meet Railway Industry Safety RequirementsAug 03, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tenn.,Â – Flame-retardant and heat-stabilized/ultraviolet (UV)-resistant Ty-RapÂ® cable ties from Thomas Betts (TB) meet current, applicable safety requirements of the railway industry, including National Fire Protection Association NFPA130: Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Systems. Ty-RapÂ® Flame-Retardant and Ty-RapÂ® Heat-Stabilized/UV-Resistant Cable Ties,... Read More
Predikto, Inc. Partners with New York Air Brake to Incorporate Predictive Analytics in NYAB's LEADER Advanced Train Control Technology SolutionsJul 21, 2015
ATLANTAÂ – Predikto, Inc. today announced a new collaborative effort where New York Air Brake will incorporate Predikto's auto-dynamic predictive analytics platform, MAX, into the company's LEADER advanced train control technology solutions via its internet of things (IoT) initiative. New York Air Brake, a subsidiary of the Knorr-Bremse Group (Munich, Germany), an innovation leader... Read More
Ruckus Smart WiFi Networks Being Deployed at Over 300 Passenger Railway Stations in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Lanzhou as part of Massive Systemwide Upgrade SINGAPORE - (COMMUNICASIA - Booth BL3-01) - Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today that it is working with Smartac Group China Holdings Limited (Smartac) to help build Ruckus Smart WiFi networks covering more than 300 passenger... Read More
Benko Products' heavy-duty tracking gangways provide smoother operations for tank truck and railcar loading applications. The loading racks are part of the "GREEN Access Fall Protection" line and are designed with ease of installation in mind, and are engineered in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Association (OSHA) standards. The truck loading racks with slide-track gangways... Read More
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BLUE BELL, Pa. – MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, now offers a safe QNX BSP to ensure comprehensive safe communication between the control unit and the I/O in the new Modular Train Control System (MTCS).Â The MTCS is an application-ready system platform in half 19"... Read More
AXION Receives $1 Million in Orders for ECOTRAX® Rail Ties for Transit Station and Yard Rehabilitation ProjectMar 24, 2015
Company's ECOTRAXÂ® Rail Tie Line Continues Significant Market Penetration in 2015 ZANESVILLE, Ohio –Â AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled polymer technologies used to produce ECOTRAXÂ® composite rail ties/sleepers and STRUXUREÂ® composite building products is pleased to announce today that it has received $1 million in orders for ECOTRAXÂ® rail... Read More
ContiTech is a competent contact on site / Worldwide dealer network provides outstanding service / Innovative product line for all types of rail vehicles Whether local or high-speed, rail travel is on the fast track in Turkey. Under the motto "Engineering Next Level," ContiTech has its sights on the expanding needs of this growth market. And it's not just about components and systems -... Read More
Company Establishes Rail Tie Plating Services Offering Fully-Engineered Solution ZANESVILLE, OhioÂ — AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled polymer technologies used to produce ECOTRAXÂ® composite rail ties/sleepers and STRUXUREÂ® composite building products is pleased to announce today that it has received $1.71 million in orders for plated ECOTRAXÂ®... Read More
Hitachi Rail Europe recognises HUBER+SUHNER's contribution to the prestigious Intercity Express Programme (IEP), bringing new Class 800/801 trains to major UK rail routes Swiss connectivity solutions company HUBER+SUHNER has been recognised by Hitachi Rail Europe with a key supplier award for its contribution to the prestigious Intercity Express programme (IEP). This is bringing new Class... Read More
Constructed of steel, aluminum, and fiberglass to withstand extreme environments, GREENLINE Gangways help workers safely access top of vehicle in variety of industries. Each gangway features adjustable dual-tension springs in both box-channel side panels. Made of heavy wall tubing, folding handrails and telescoping mid-rails are mounted on both sides as standard equipment. Gangways also feature... Read More
AXION Receives Purchase Order for ECOTRAX 100% Recycled Composite Rail Ties from Russian Transit LineOct 14, 2014
Company Receives Fourth Order from Russia, The Second Largest Rail Network in the World ZANESVILLE, Ohio –Â AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAXÂ® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXUREÂ® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, announced today... Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — With a focus on growing its business in the transportation industry, REO-USA will offer a full complement of main drive and auxiliary converter components used in transportation systems at the APTA EXPO.Â A number of time-tested, high quality reactors, charging resistors, current transformers, and dv/dt and sinus filters will be on display in the REO-USA booth (#4300) during... Read More
Designed for on-board or on-ground TCMS (Train Control Monitoring System) and TIMS (Train Information Management System) applications, the MSG 3U connector by Esterline Connection Technologies - SOURIAU complies with EN 45545, the most stringent smoke and fire standard. It is one of the few connectors on the market that have been specially developed for 3U racks. Already adopted by several... Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — Some railway component makers focus on Main Drives and others specialize in Auxiliary Converters. Few if any cover the gamut of both as fully as REO-USA. Attendees at the upcoming APTA EXPO can see for themselves when REO-USA (booth 4300) showcases an extensive range of railway components at the October 12-15 event, being held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.... Read More
INDIANAPOLIS – The elements can wreak havoc on exposed components, be it dust and debris, rain, saltwater or human-inflicted, hose-jet cleaning solutions. And special enclosures for external components can cost a bundle. Solutions are readily available, however, via fully encapsulated REO-USA sinusoidal filters, line reactors, load reactors and other components with ingress protection ratings... Read More
INDIANAPOLISÂ – Few if any other industries are subjected to the constant scrutiny and stringent standards faced by railway equipment and service providers.Â A myriad of international standards and norms designed to ensure passenger safety apply, making it imperative for railway firms to scrutinize component providers every bit as closely. It's why APTA EXPO attendees need to visit... Read More