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CN opens Winnipeg training facility Canadian National (CN) has officially opened its new employee training center in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The 100,000-square-foot facility is currently hosting 350-plus CN students from across Canada every week, with hands-on training for all key railway jobs.

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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is expressing concerns over the Surface Transportation Board (STB) Reauthorization Bill (S.2777), scheduled to be marked up in the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.   The AAR says...
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Kansas City Southern completed a large bridge project where it rebuilt six timber bridges on the Beaumont Subdivision in an area known as the Sabine River bottoms near Starks, La., in order to increase track...
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In late July 2014, Strukton Systems installed a POSS switch monitoring system in Detroit, Mich., which involved Canadian National Railway switches at the Moterm junction. At the end of the six-month period, CN will decide...
The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $53.7 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants that will help rail projects in six states and District of Columbia.   In California, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation...
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Several rail-related projects across eight states will benefit from close to $90 million million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants.   In Washington state, a $20-million grant will aid the Port of Seattle with modernizing...

U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-SD) and John Rockefeller IV (D-WV) introduced the STB Reauthorization Act of 2014, which the senators said is expected to increase efficiency of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) by changing internal...
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Canadian National (CN) has officially opened its new employee training center in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The 100,000-square-foot facility is currently hosting 350-plus CN students from across Canada every week, with hands-on training for all key railway...
Union Pacific will begin a major rail replacement project September 15 on its West Line, which serves freight and Metra passenger trains in Illinois.   From September 15 through October 15, UP crews will replace the rail...
Kansas City Southern promoted L.E. Jameson to assistant vice president safety and standardization where he will report to vice president transportation and safety Steven Truitt.   "[Jameson] has a solid background in operating practices, technical expertise and...
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The official opening of the Mufford Crescent overpass marks the official completion of all nine Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC) infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada.   "The Roberts Bank Rail Corridor...