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Rail News: Railroading Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Alstom, A. Stucki, TranSystems and Stahl Recruiting (Dec. 14)
Alstom won a contract to supply 34 regional high-capacity double-deck Coradia trains to Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois (CFL). Deliveries of the 80-meter and 160-meter long trains will begin in December 2021. The trains, which will be equipped with ERTMS (ETCS level 2-baseline 3) and TBL1+ signaling systems, will be able to reach a maximum speed of nearly 100 mph.
SCI Rail Holdings LLC — through its subsidiary A. Stucki Co. — acquired Savage Fueling Corp., the locomotive fueling and mechanical services subsidiary of Savage Services Corp. Savage Fueling will operate under a new name: Velocity Rail Solutions. The existing management team will lead the company, which will operate out of its current customer sites, according to a press release. In September, SCI Rail acquired Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co., marking its entry into the North American rail infrastructure market.
TranSystems promoted Andrew Stanevicius to assistant vice president and associate in the firm’s San Diego office. Stanevicius has more than 22 years of consulting experience. Since joining TranSystems, he has a number of leadership roles, ranging from project manager to San Diego area manager.
Andrew Stahl Executive Recruiters LLC appointed Claude Jones as a management consultant. A retired U.S. Marine, Jones most recently served as a consultant helping companies manage, navigate and close real estate opportunities with the federal government. He also has been a recruiter and career planner in the U.S. Marine Corp.
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