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Connecticut crossing gets safety improvements Safety improvements, including the installation of vehicular traffic gates and warning lights, have been completed at a private railroad crossing in the Springdale neighborhood of Stamford where there have been several accidents in recent years involving vehicles striking trains.
FRA takes follow-up action to control train speeds on NEC The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor (NEC). FRA also intends to take additional actions in the coming days to address potential speed issues on all other passenger corridors.
KCS to open Wylie terminal in July Kansas City Southern says a tentative opening date of July 11, 2015, has been set for its new, state-of-the-art intermodal facility in Wylie, Texas.
Maintenance facility dedicated for Foothill Gold Line California's Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority held a community open house and dedication for the Foothill Gold Line Operations Campus.
KCS to increase Laredo Sub speeds following track improvements Kansas City Southern will increase train speeds along its Laredo Subdivision from 49 to 59 mph. The subdivision runs from Laredo to Corpus Christi, Texas and the speed increase is possible due to recent track improvements.

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May 27, 2015
Protran Technology, a Harsco Rail company, has received an order for railway safety technology from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), operator of the sixth largest rapid transit system by ridership in the United States,...
May 27, 2015
Parsons appointed Jannet M. Walker as vice president and deputy eastern sector manager for the corporation's Rail and Transit Systems Division. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., her primary focus will be growing the rail and transit...
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May 27, 2015
The province of Ontario will provide up to CA$1 billion (US$804 million) to build a new light-rail transit (LRT) line in Hamilton as part of the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario's history.
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May 27, 2015
A bill to extend current surface transportation funding at MAP-21 levels through July was approved by the Senate on Friday, May 22, and now awaits President Obama's signature.
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May 26, 2015
Kansas City Southern says a tentative opening date of July 11, 2015, has been set for its new, state-of-the-art intermodal facility in Wylie, Texas.
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May 26, 2015
California's Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority held a community open house and dedication for the Foothill Gold Line Operations Campus.
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May 26, 2015
Kansas City Southern will increase train speeds along its Laredo Subdivision from 49 to 59 mph. The subdivision runs from Laredo to Corpus Christi, Texas and the speed increase is possible due to recent track...
fra-takes-follow-up-action-to-control-train-speeds-on-nec
May 22, 2015
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor (NEC). FRA also intends to take additional actions in the...
May 22, 2015
Union Pacific will strengthen Nebraska's transportation infrastructure investing more than $13 million in the rail line between Columbus and Grand Island. The project began May 21 and is scheduled to be completed the first week...
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May 22, 2015
Safety improvements, including the installation of vehicular traffic gates and warning lights, have been completed at a private railroad crossing in the Springdale neighborhood of Stamford where there have been several accidents in recent years...