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ARRC Issues RFQ to Replace Seward Terminal

The RFQ asks interested parties to describe their capabilities and concepts for replacing an aging passenger dock and cruise terminal facilities in Seward. ARRC said it plans to identify potential partner(s) by the end of 2019, and to negotiate project details in 2020.
USA

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Laing Promoted to HDR East Region Systems Lead

USA
Located in Pittsburgh, Laing will aim to provide leadership in all aspects of planning, design and implementation of core technical systems needed for rail and transit projects, such as signaling communications, power delivery, traction power and train control systems.

Dallas breaks ground on commuter rail Silver Line

USA
The 42km double-track line from Dallas Fort Worth Airport (DFW Airport) and Shiloh Road in Plano will connect northern areas of Tarrant, Dallas, and Collin counties along interstate highway 635, one of the most congested road corridors Texas.

DB to order 30 high-speed trains as Germany slashes VAT on long-distance rail fares

Europe
The additional 300km/h trains will be delivered by the end of 2022, providing 13,000 additional seats per day. Together with the 74 ICE 4 sets already on order, this will expand DB’s ICE fleet from 282 to 386 trains over the next three years.

Train advice ahead of UCI World Championships

UK
Cycling fans preparing for the first day of the UCI Road Race World Championships are being asked by Northern to take note of train timetables.

Wabtec to close MotivePower plant

USA
Wabtec is to end locomotive production at the MotivePower plant in Boise, Idaho, by early 2020, with manufacturing to be consolidated at the former GE Transportation site in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Going Up? G3 Pasqua Earns CP’s Elevator of the Year Award

Canada
G3 Pasqua, located east of Moose Jaw, Sask., is “a valued stakeholder and an integral network component to CP. CP launched its first 8,500-foot High Efficiency Product (HEP) train, comprised of new, highly efficient hoppers cars, at the Pasqua facility in December 2018.”

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