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Rail supplier news from Alstom, Tideworks, WSP and WAGO (Nov. 13)

Alstom’s Coradia Stream is a single-deck electric multiple unit designed for regional lines.
Photo – Alstom


Alstom has delivered the first Coradia Stream trains to Trenitalia in the Italian regions of Veneto and Liguria. Veneto will receive a total of 31 trains and Liguria will obtain 15 trains. Deliveries will continue into 2020, Alstom officials said in a press release. The Coradia Stream is a single-deck electric multiple unit designed for regional lines. The Coradia Stream consumes 30 percent less energy than the previous train generation, officials said.

Tideworks Technology Inc. announced it will create an intermodal division located in Jacksonville, Florida. The intermodal division will enable the company to dedicate resources and continue investing in the research and development of new products and services for the global rail industry, Tideworks officials said in a press release. Mark Bromley was appointed vice president of intermodal to lead the division and oversee the testing, deployment and support of intermodal products and services. As part of the expansion, the company plans to relocate its existing Jacksonville office to a new location by Dec. 31 and hire additional staff focused on intermodal customers, technology and sales.

WSP USA named David Carlson environmental manager in Northern California. He will lead development of the region's environmental planning practice and collaborate with WSP staff assigned to the California high-speed rail program. He has more than 30 years of experience in transportation, sustainability and environmental policy development, as well as program implementation. Prior to joining WSP, Carlson served as a transportation and climate adaptation planning director for a California environmental services practice, vice president and director of sustainable development for an engineering services firm, life scientist and program management specialist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and an environmental protection specialist with the U.S. Department of Transportation.

WAGO Corp. hired Drew Amos as regional sales manager for Southern California. Prior to joining WAGO, Amos was regional sales manager for Moxa Americas and a territory manager at Ecolab, WAGO officials said in a press release.

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