Parsons Transportation Group to Take Long Island Railroad Into Grand Central Terminal.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 1999--
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(2) See M Technology Association.
1. (messaging) MTA - Message Transfer Agent. Long Island Rail Road (LIRR LIRR Long Island Rail Road (New York) ) selected Parsons Transportation Group Inc. (Parsons), New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. , as its Systems Engineering Consultant (SEC) for the East Side Access project.
In its long-term objective to better serve rail passengers in the area, MTA is taking a major step in integrating the historic rail service territories of Manhattan. The East Side Access project, with construction estimated at $3.2 billion, is already underway and, by 2009, will give LIRR passengers direct access to Grand Central Terminal, in addition to LIRR's existing Penn Station terminus.
As SEC, Parsons Transportation Group's responsibilities will include integrating a state-of-the-art train control design with existing systems for the nation's busiest commuter railroad. Parsons Transportation Group received Notice to Proceed on July 6, 1999.
Robert S. O'Neil, president of Parsons Transportation Group, said: "East Side Access is one of the most ambitious transportation projects in New York City since the days of Robert Moses This is about the urban planner; for other uses, see Robert Moses (disambiguation).
Robert Moses (December 18 1888 - July 29 1981) was the "master builder" of mid-20th century New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County. . We are extremely proud to be part of the MTA team."
LIRR trains will access Grand Central Terminal from Queens via the nearly completed 63rd Street Tunnel under the East River. Under the $103 million SEC contract, Parsons will provide systemwide planning and final design for the railroad's track, power, signal, and communication systems from Sunnyside Yard in Queens to Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan, including Sunnyside Yard is a large railroad yard in Sunnyside, Queens in New York City. interlocking interlocking /in·ter·lock·ing/ (-lok´ing) closely joined, as by hooks or dovetails; locking into one another.
interlocking Obstetrics A rare complication of vaginal delivery of twins; the 1st improvement to support operations at LIRR's Harold and proposed new interlocking facilities.
Parsons Transportation Group will also be responsible for design of the new LIRR station within Grand Central Terminal, modifications to NYC NYC
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Having successfully managed the award-winning Washington Metrorail system as the General Engineering Consultant, Parsons Transportation Group is recognized as a world leader in rail engineering. The 106-mile Metrorail program was recently designated by the International Tunneling Association as the most outstanding underground planning, design, and construction achievement in the United States during the last 25 years.
Parsons Transportation Group is a global business unit of the Parsons Corp. It is founded on the outstanding accomplishments of its core engineering firms of DeLeuw Cather, Steinman, and Barton-Aschman.
Parsons Transportation Group has contributed to major tunneling and rail programs in the United States and abroad, including the Boston Central Artery, the English Channel Tunnel, the Washington Metrorail, the Kuala Lumpur Light Rail, and the Tunnel and Reservoir Project in Chicago.
For more about Parsons Corp., visit it on the World Wide Web at www.parsons.com.