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Johns Hopkins APL, Harsco Form Unmanned Rail Security Tech Alliance; Jim Resio Comments

Harsco’s Protran Technology unit and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have formed a partnership to market an unmanned vehicle technology designed to help operators manage the safety and security of rail operations. The alliance seeks to introduce the Instrumented Rail Inspection System offering to the entire Harsco network of railway and urban …

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Bechtel, Network Rail Recognized for Reading Station Project; Ailie MacAdam Comments

The Bechtel and Network Rail-developed Reading Station railway has received the Project of the Year award at the U.K. rail industry’s National Rail Awards. The companies were recognized for what the judges described as “collaborative working and careful planning,” Bechtel said Wednesday. “Collaboration between Network Rail, train operators, passengers and …

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Ensco to Equip Canadian Nat’l Railway Vehicles With Track Inspection Systems

A business unit of Ensco will provide track geometry measurement and machine vision joint bar inspection systems for two hi-rail vehicles of the Canadian National Railway as part of efforts to ensure safer railway operations. The company said Tuesday Ensco Rail will equip the hi-rail vehicles with its RailScan Lite Track Geometry Measurement System …

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Siemens to Add Signaling Equipment on Algerian City Subway

Siemens has won a $26.5 million contract to supply signaling equipment for a railways system in Algeria’s capital of Algiers, the Railway Gazette reported Tuesday. The Enterprise Metro d’Alger construction firm selected Siemens to equip a 2-mile extension of  Metro Line 1 with the Siemens Trainguard MT Communications control, which …

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