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Wisconsin awards loan for rail spur construction
ProVision Partners Co-op has been awarded a $1.7 million Freight Railroad Infrastructure Improvement (FRIIP) loan from Wisconsin to help build a rail spur as part of an expansion project.
Metra, Union Pacific break ground on UP West Line track project
Metra and Union Pacific Railroad (UP) joined state, county and local officials and members of the community in Maywood, Ill. to break ground on a $100-million project to remove two critical bottlenecks along the UP...
Cembre hosts Rep. Pallone for tour, discussion and rail cutting demonstration
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ-6), joined representatives from Cembre, Inc., and a local railroad for a tour, public policy discussion and a rail cutting demonstration at Cembre's Edison facility.
MassDOT purchases 20 remote-control ballast cars
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) received delivery of 20 new remote-control steel ballast cars in mid April.
Caltrain announces San Francisco-area rail-grinding project
Caltrain says it will begin a two-week rail-grinding project in San Francisco on April 26. The project will result in reduced noise impacts for residents living near the right of way and smoother rides for...
Union Pacific to invest $26.8 million in Nevada rail improvements
Union Pacific (UP) plans to invest approximately $26.8 million in Nevada infrastructure in 2017. The investment is part of UP's $3.1-billion capital plan.
Union Pacific plans to invest $79 million in Louisiana infrastructure
Union Pacific (UP) is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $79 million infrastructure investment in Louisiana this year.
Port of Everett begins rail siding construction
Construction has begun on a rail siding that is part of the Port of Everett's South Terminal Intermodal Modernization Project in Washington state.
LIRR publishes FEIS of expansion project
The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for a proposed Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project has been issued following more than a year of data collection, analysis and public outreach.
UP invests $135 million in Arkansas infrastructure, consolidates Wichita Service Unit
Union Pacific (UP) is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $135 million infrastructure investment in Arkansas this year. The company is also consolidating its Wichita Service Unit management with its Kansas City, Fort Worth...
OmniTRAX names A&K Railroad Materials as Supplier of the Year
OmniTRAX, Inc., an affiliate of The Broe Group, has named A&K Railroad Materials Inc. as the recipient of its Second Annual Supplier of the Year Award.
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