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Connecticut bond commission approves additional funds for NHHS rail program The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved an additional $50 million in funding for the New-Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) Rail Program.
EDA grants $1.2 million to Mississippi rail spur project The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $1.2 million grant to the city of Newton, Mississippi, to help expand rail access to the Newton Industrial Park.
IO, Metrolinx issue RFQ for Toronto Union Station project A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Union Station Enhancement project in Toronto, ON, Canada has been issued by Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx.
Reading & Northern names Clark as SVP Coal Reading & Northern Railroad has named William Clark as senior vice president – Coal where he will be responsible for managing the anthracite coal business, as well as the railroad's freight car fleet of more than 1,200 cars.
APTA: Commuter rail industry makes progress implementing PTC The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) says its members are making "significant progress" toward implementing positive train control (PTC) and are on schedule to meet the December 2018 deadline.

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February 27, 2017
On February 22, staff of U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member – Atlantic Track & Turnout Co. (Atlantic Track) – for a tour of its facility in...
metra’s-orseno-to-retire-at-end-of-2017
February 27, 2017
Don Orseno, who began his career in 1974 as a ticket collector on the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad, will retire as Metra executive director and CEO in December 2017.
sound-transit-constructing-east-link-light-rail-tunnel-in-bellevue-one-small-section-at-a-time
February 27, 2017
A 2,000-linear-foot tunnel that will host light-rail service in Bellevue, Wash., as part of Sound Transit's East Link, is now under construction.
io-metrolinx-issue-rfq-for-toronto-union-station-project
February 24, 2017
A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Union Station Enhancement project in Toronto, ON, Canada has been issued by Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx.
connecticut-bond-commission-approves-additional-funds-for-nhhs-rail-program
February 23, 2017
The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved an additional $50 million in funding for the New-Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) Rail Program.
eda-grants--million-to-mississippi-rail-spur-project
February 23, 2017
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $1.2 million grant to the city of Newton, Mississippi, to help expand rail access to the Newton Industrial Park.
reading-northern-names-clark-as-svp-coal
February 23, 2017
Reading & Northern Railroad has named William Clark as senior vice president – Coal where he will be responsible for managing the anthracite coal business, as well as the railroad's freight car fleet of more...
apta-commuter-rail-industry-makes-progress-implementing-ptc
February 22, 2017
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) says its members are making "significant progress" toward implementing positive train control (PTC) and are on schedule to meet the December 2018 deadline.
three-teams-to-bid-on-mbta-green-line-extension
February 22, 2017
Three teams have been selected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to compete for the design-build contract to build the Green Line Extension Project.
brace-act-to-make-shortline-tax-credit-permanent-re-enters-senate
February 22, 2017
Legislation has been introduced into the U.S. Senate that would make permanent a tax credit used to repair and upgrade shortline and regional railroads.

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