Accelerated work during the pandemic advances BART rebuilding effort to new milestone

A newly released report highlights how BART has made the most of reduced service hours during the pandemic to accelerate important infrastructure projects.
USA

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Virginia CTB Advances Intermodal, Transit Initiatives

USA
The $450,000 grant to Norfolk Terminal LP, through the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) Rail Industrial Access Grant program, is for construction of a new rail yard at its expanding facility.

FOUR NEW ADL ENVIRO200 BUSES FOR LONDON BOROUGH OF HAVERING RUN ON GAS-TO-LIQUID FUEL

Bus Transport News
Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”), has announced that it has delivered four low-emission Enviro200 single deck buses to the London Borough of Havering, where they join an extensive fleet of buses and coaches available for contract hire.

PSR: A Bit More Scrutiny

USA
Regarding the “point-counterpoint“ debate originally published in Fortune about Precision Scheduled Railroading and reproduced in Railway Age, with Brannon and Gorman on the “for” PSR side, and Rep. DeFazio (D-Ore.) not exactly on the “against” side, but on the “questions need to be answered” side.

International intermodal congestion to persist through 2021: UP

USA
The supply chain disruptions occuring within the international intermodal sector will likely persist through the end of the year, according to Union Pacific President and CEO Lance Fritz.

Avanti West Coast in UK commences train modernisation project

UK
UK-based train operating company Avanti West Coast has commenced the country’s biggest train fleet modernisation project.

First 10,000t train completes operations on Dapilon-Santou Railway

Africa
China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has announced the completion of operations by the first 10,000t heavy-haul train, comprising 100 cars on railway track spanning from Dapilon Port to Santou Mine in Guinea, West Africa.

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