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2013-07-02 23:19:11

Fare accountability, improved ridership data and efficiency were the major themes on June 19, when gate latching began in the TAP universal payment system designed and integrated by Cubic Transportation

2011-05-12 17:46:00

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 12, 2008, a passenger train engineer employed by a unit of Veolia Transportation was texting on his cell phone, ran a red light and crashed into a freight train in Chatsworth, CA. The crash killed 25 people and seriously injured at least 135.

2011-05-09 01:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Metrolink added 16 new trains to its system, providing more affordable transportation options as gas prices near record levels.

2011-05-02 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As gas prices creep towards $5 a gallon, Metrolink is providing Southern California commuters with more affordable transportation options.

2011-03-22 07:49:00

WILMERDING, Pa., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) 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.

2011-03-16 03:03:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican Congressman Elton Gallegly (CA 42) and one of his 15 year old constituents, Mackenzie Souser, whose dad was killed in the September 2008 Chatsworth, CA train disaster are expected to testify Thursday that French Conglomerate Veolia, operator of LA's Metrolink commuter trains, long knew of, but did nothing to stop, the engineer texting while driving the trains. Recently Veolia Transportation, the French company employing the...

2010-12-14 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

2010-11-26 00:01:48

Metrolink Introduces a Special Thanksgiving Weekend Day Pass for Only $8 Per Day - Only Through Wild at Work. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 24, 2010 Thanksgiving weekend travelers throughout Southern California can now get Metrolink train tickets for just $8 per day, only through Wild at Work.

2010-07-08 17:18:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Working in cooperation with regional transportation officials, the California High-Speed Rail Authority moved ahead with environmental work on a plan to share tracks with Metrolink and Amtrak trains between Los Angeles and Anaheim. While still in its early stages, the plan could allow high-speed rail to operate in the narrow and heavily trafficked corridor with a minimum of disruption to neighborhoods and property owners nearby, potentially saving...

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.