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News October 1, 2015
Senate Committee Posts Railroads’ Comments on PTC Deadline
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has posted letters received from railroads regarding their progress toward meeting the mandated installation of positive train control (PTC) by December 31, 2015. Read more
FTA Approves D.C. Transit’s Safety Plan
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) corrective action plan to improve the safety of its Metrorail and Metrobus systems has been approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Read more
NCRR & Town of Morrisville to Replace Bridge
The North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) is partnering with the Town of Morrisville to replace a railroad bridge built in 1927 over Crabtree Creek in Morrisville. Read more
Lev Ross Joins AllTranstek as VP Strategy and Consulting
AllTranstek, LLC has appointed Nicole Lev Ross as vice president of strategy and consulting, responsible for heading up strategic services as well as working on growth initiatives and expansion of the company’s global rail consulting practice. Read more
Rose to Complete Tenure as OLI President
The board of directors of Operation Lifesaver, Inc (OLI) has announced that Joyce Rose will be leaving the nonprofit rail safety organization later this year after serving as its president for three years. Read more
Weaver and Jones Join Metro Executive Team
The Metro System for Cincinnati, Ohio, has named Randal Weaver senior vice president of operations/chief operations officer and Olivia Jones vice president of human resources/EEO officer. Read more
Progress Rail to Acquire Rail Product Solutions
Progress Rail Services Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement with Amsted Rail Company, Inc. to purchase Rail Product Solutions, Inc. (RPS), a provider of track fastening products and integrated fastening systems. Read more
Testing Starts on Siemens’ New ICx High-Speed Train
Siemens has begun the first high-speed trials for its new ICx high-speed train built for German rail operator Deutsche Bahn. Read more
Battelle to Provide Safety Assessments for MTA NYCT Line
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization, a $3.1 million contract to provide a safety assessment for the implementation of a communications-based train control (CBTC) system for the MTA New York City Transit’s (NYCT) Queens Boulevard Subway Line. Read more
Just Published
The October edition of The Official Railway Equipment Register (Vol. 131, No. 2) is hot off the press and on its way to subscribers in print and digital formats. Highlights of the latest issue include:
  • 646 pages of detailed railcar information on equipment owned or controlled by railroads.
  • 668 pages of detailed railcar data on equipment owned or controlled by private car owners, including lessors or shippers.
  • new railcar listing registrations for PeroxyChem LLC (PXCX).
  • transfer of reporting marks GOFX from Global One Financial Services, LP to Herzog Railroad Services, Inc.
  • reporting mark added for CIT Group/Capital Finance, Inc. (NBTX).

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