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RTD connects final rails for East Rail Line The East Rail Line in Denver, Colo., reached a milestone November 24 when the "Golden Spike" was put into place joining the final rails of the 22.8-mile passenger rail line between Union Station and Denver International Airport.
MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission calls for system improvements The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Transportation Reinvention Commission, a group of 24 experts tasked with addressing challenges facing the regional transportation network,
NCRR commits more than $13 million in rail improvements The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) is moving forward with more than $13 million in economic development investments across the state, which will expand rail access, improve safety and sustain rail projects spanning from Mecklenburg County northeast to Durham County and from Durham County southeast to Wake and Craven Counties.
Met Council shares Kenilworth bridge concepts for Southwest LRT Three bridge concepts presented for the Kenilworth channel crossing on the Minneapolis Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension) would reinterpret the existing wooden railroad bridge with new, low-profile structures.
CHSRA appoints CAO; issues RFQ for third phase of high-speed rail system The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) named Deborah Harper chief administrative officer, where she will oversee CHSRA's administrative operations, which include the Office of Human Resources, the Office of Business Services/Facilities and the Office of Information Technology. Her post begins December 1.

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November 26, 2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a safety advisory to the rail industry to better protect rail employees working on rights-of-way under the supervision of a dispatcher.
rtd-connects-final-rails-for-east-rail-line
November 26, 2014
The East Rail Line in Denver, Colo., reached a milestone November 24 when the "Golden Spike" was put into place joining the final rails of the 22.8-mile passenger rail line between Union Station and Denver...
mta-transportation-reinvention-commission-calls-for-system-improvements
November 26, 2014
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Transportation Reinvention Commission, a group of 24 experts tasked with addressing challenges facing the regional transportation network,
ncrr-commits-more-than-13-million-in-rail-improvements
November 25, 2014
The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) is moving forward with more than $13 million in economic development investments across the state, which will expand rail access, improve safety and sustain rail projects spanning from Mecklenburg...
November 25, 2014
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said he is pleased with actions taken by BNSF in response to the comprehensive review and analysis of rail operations and infrastructure around Casselton, N.D., following the Nov. 13 derailment,...
et-council-shares-kenilworth-bridge-concepts-for-southwest-lrt
November 25, 2014
Three bridge concepts presented for the Kenilworth channel crossing on the Minneapolis Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension) would reinterpret the existing wooden railroad bridge with new, low-profile structures.
November 25, 2014
Watco Transportation Services appointed Jason Stutzman to director – transportation safety and training where he will work closely with the regional safety managers to develop and improve initial and annual refresher training courses.
November 24, 2014
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is conducting a voluntary safety examination of the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) rail and bus transit system in response to the CTA's formal request for safety collaboration earlier this year. The...
chsra-appoints-cao-issues-rfq-for-third-phase-of-high-speed-rail-system
November 24, 2014
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) named Deborah Harper chief administrative officer, where she will oversee CHSRA's administrative operations, which include the Office of Human Resources, the Office of Business Services/Facilities and the Office of...
contract-awarded-to-replace-four-south-coast-rail-bridges
November 24, 2014
Cardi Corporation has been awarded a $42-million contract for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line in Massachusetts. Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) said...