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Wabtec, Parsons ink $27m deal

23 March 2011 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Wabtec Corporation has signed a $27 million contract with Parsons to provide equipment and services for the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) at Metrolink, a commuter rail agency that serves Southern California.

Balfour Beatty to acquire Strata Construction for £10.3 million

Balfour Beatty to acquire Strata Construction for £10.3 million

24 December 2009 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group operating in construction services, professional services, support services and infrastructure investments, announces today that it has acquired Strata Construction, a Doncaster-based company specialising in the construction of affordable housing.

Russian high speed train enters service

Russian high speed train enters service

21 December 2009 Press Release Rail & Coach News

RUSSIA: ‘This is not just a train and these are not just carriages, this is a different life, different technology, a different means of transport’, said Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin before joining passengers on the first Sapsan high speed train service from Moscow to St Petersburg at 19.00 on December 17.