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STB takes action against CSX to keep Elsdon Line crossings clear The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has ordered CSX to not allow a train to enter the Elsdon Line on the Chicago's south side unless the line is clear. This ruling is effective immediately and is the result of legal action against CSX for repeatedly blocking grade crossings along the Elsdon railroad line in violation of federally imposed requirements.
Union Pacific plans tie replacement project in Montana Union Pacific plans to invest $1.7 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructure in Montana, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.
St. Louis to study three potential MetroLink routes In St. Louis, Mo., studies have been planned to evaluate three potential MetroLink routes in St. Louis County, pending approval by city council. The routes were identified in the region's long-range transportation plan developed by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments based on public input.
FRA's preliminary report on Mosier derailment points to broken bolts as cause A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) preliminary report of the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment near Mosier, Ore., found broken lag bolts that led to gauge widening to be the cause of the accident.
LACMTA adopts FY 2017 budget; releases DEIR for Airport Connector 96th Street Transit Station The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors approved a $5.66-billion budget for fiscal year 2017. The adopted budget represents over a two percent decrease from FY16 budget — even with the addition of new rail services, rising costs and new projects and programs.

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stb-takes-action-against-csx-to-keep-elsdon-line-crossings-clear
June 27, 2016
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has ordered CSX to not allow a train to enter the Elsdon Line on the Chicago's south side unless the line is clear. This ruling is effective immediately and is...
union-pacific-plans-tie-replacement-project-in-montana
June 27, 2016
Union Pacific plans to invest $1.7 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructure in Montana, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.
June 27, 2016
As reported by Railway Age, Reading and Northern Railroad has promoted three veteran employees to Vice President positions at the company.
st-louis-to-study-three-potential-metrolink-routes
June 24, 2016
In St. Louis, Mo., studies have been planned to evaluate three potential MetroLink routes in St. Louis County, pending approval by city council. The routes were identified in the region's long-range transportation plan developed by...
June 24, 2016
After nearly four years of dedicated service to R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Craig King he retire from his position as president and chief executive officer and will be assuming a seat on the board of...
lacmta-adapts-fy-2017-budget-releases-deir-for-airport-connector-96th-street-transit-station
June 24, 2016
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors approved a $5.66-billion budget for fiscal year 2017. The adopted budget represents over a two percent decrease from FY16 budget — even with the...
sound-transit-sends-light-rail-expansion-plan-to-november-ballot
June 24, 2016
The Sound Transit Board has capped three and a half years of discussion and public input by unanimously voting to send voters a final Sound Transit 3 (ST3) ballot measure for consideration in November. The...
fras-preliminary-report-on-mosier-derailment-points-to-broken-bolts-as-cause
June 24, 2016
A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) preliminary report of the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment near Mosier, Ore., found broken lag bolts that led to gauge widening to be the cause of the accident.
meridian-speedway-to-receive-tie-crossing-and-rail-work
June 23, 2016
Meridian Speedway, LLC (MSLLC), a joint venture between Kansas City Southern (KCS) and Norfolk Southern (NS) for a 320-mile rail line between Meridian, Miss. and Shreveport, La., will invest approximately $28 million in 2016 on...
additional-go-transit-stations-proposed-for-east-toronto
June 23, 2016
Ontario has proposed four new GO Train stations along the Stouffville and Lakeshore East GO Transit lines as part of Metrolinx's Regional Express Rail (RER) program.