TEX Rail signalling contract signed

01 Mar 2017

USA: Fort Worth Transportation Authority has awarded Wabtec Corp a $97m contract to provide the signalling, communications and a control centre for the $1·03bn TEX Rail commuter line.

The 43 km line between Fort Worth and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is under construction with opening planned for 2018. It will have nine stations, and ridership is estimated at more than 13 600 passengers/day.

‘This project demonstrates our capabilities and expertise in wayside signaling and communications, which we believe is an attractive growth market’, said Wabtec President & CEO Raymond T Betler on March 1.

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