Pasadena Company’s Train Control System to Launch on Metrolink’s San Gabriel Valley Rail Line

first_imgBusiness Districts News Pasadena Company’s Train Control System to Launch on Metrolink’s San Gabriel Valley Rail Line From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 11:20 am 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Business News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena HerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRub This All Over Your Body And He’s Guaranteed To Swoon Over YouHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNerdy Movie Kids Who Look Unrecognizable TodayHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTop Important Things You Never Knew About MicrobladingHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Parsons is pleased to announce that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has given the Southern California Regional Railroad Authority—the governing board of Metrolink—the green light to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) technology in revenue service demonstration on the San Gabriel Valley commuter rail line. This is the final stage of PTC testing before the FRA will grant similar PTC operations on Metrolink’s other commuter rail lines in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties.“We are pleased to have reached this important project milestone,” said Todd Wager, Parsons Group President. “Metrolink is the first commuter rail to achieve this key FRA approval, which is a significant step not only for Metrolink but also for the railroad industry as a whole. It will help usher in a safer train system throughout the country.”PTC is collision avoidance technology that monitors and controls train movements. It is intended to prevent train-to-train collisions, overspeed derailments, incursions into established work zone limits, and movement of trains through a main line switch left in an improper position.As the systems integrator for Metrolink, Parsons is leading the design, procurement, and installation of both field and office components, along with complete integration testing of the Metrolink PTC system. Parsons is the primary systems integrator in the U.S. commuter rail market, helping a variety of customers meet the mandatory PTC system requirements of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008. In addition to Metrolink, Parsons is working with Amtrak and New Jersey Transit.Parsons, celebrating 70 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on defense/security, industrial, and infrastructure. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a commentlast_img read more

Minister rules out Limerick to Shannon railway link

first_imgLimerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Email Previous articleLimerick patients asked to keep emergency department for emergenciesNext articleTales from the Queens of the Island Field Editor NewsTransportMinister rules out Limerick to Shannon railway linkBy Editor – November 27, 2017 3802 Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Print TAGSlimerickMVA ConsultantsrailwaySenator Kieran O’DonnellSenator Paul GavanShane RossShannon airportShannon Rail Partnership Twittercenter_img Transport Minister Shane Ross.THE prospect of a railway link between Shannon Airport and Limerick City has been ruled by Transport Minister Shane Ross who has stated that the project is not a priority.Limerick City Fine Gael Senator Kieran O’Donnell recently proposed Cratloe and Sixmilebridge as potential sites on the Limerick to Ennis line to link with Shannon Airport.Sinn Fein Senator Paul Gavan advanced a similar proposal recently, but Minister Ross derailed the idea in reply to a Dáil question last week.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “It was looked at a decade ago and deemed too expensive. It’s not a priority now,” he commented.A feasibility study by MVA Consultants put a cost of €700 million on constructing the rail link. However, Shannon Rail Partnership claims it would cost €240 million.More transport news here Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Advertisement Linkedin Facebook Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

County Manager defends himself after claims of pathetic answers to Councillors

first_img Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic County Manager defends himself after claims of pathetic answers to Councillors WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ Pinterest Facebook Facebook WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Twitter By News Highland – February 28, 2011 Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articleGAA NFL Div2 – Donegal Draw Feels More Like A DefeatNext articleSoft drink Football Special to go nationwide News Highland Pinterest News The County manager has launched a strong defense of himself and his staff following claims  that some of his answers to council members were pathetic.He made his comments as a debate on the county’s roads, particularly in the Finn Valley area became heated.Labour Councillor Frank McBrearty proposed a motion calling on the council to award extra funding for the Stranorar Electoral Area for road improvement and that the county manager lobby government in order to receive more fudning.During a debate on the issue Councillor McBrearty suggested that the local authority should be taken to court if poor road conditionswere found to have contributed to a road accident.Councillor Ciaran Brogan suggested the meeting to be adjourned to bring in legal advice to ascertain what impact those commentscould have if a legal case did arise, Councillor McBrearty commented that a Breathalyzer also be brought in,When the meeting resumed Councillor McBrearty, reiterated his breathalyzer comment and accused a number a number of unnamed members of having drunk alcoholduring a lunch break. At this point Councillor Ciaran Brogan offered to take a breath test, an offer which was not accepted.Earlier the County Manager rejected claims answers provided to Councillors were pathetic and a fudge. He defended himself and his staffstating that they work long hours for the benefit of the county and that they act fully and properly in teh areas they have control and responsibility. 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more