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SACRT light-rail extension goes hot California's Sacramento Regional Transit District (SACRT) has activated high voltage wires above the light-rail tracks along the Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light-rail extension currently under construction.

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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor (NEC). FRA also intends to take additional actions in the...
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Safety improvements, including the installation of vehicular traffic gates and warning lights, have been completed at a private railroad crossing in the Springdale neighborhood of Stamford where there have been several accidents in recent years...
Amtrak resumed full Northeast Corridor (NEC) operations May 18, following a derailment on May 12 in Philadelphia, Pa. Additionally, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has instructed Amtrak to immediately take several actions to improve safety...
RailComm has been selected to replace a hardwired control system with its DOC® system at a Class 1 intermodal facility in Long Beach, Calif. The system will include replacing the system and expanding automation to...
Union Pacific plans to invest nearly $6 million in 2015 to improve Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure, which the railroad says will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.   UP's investment covers a range...

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All Aboard Florida has selected Archer Western to improve rail infrastructure on the corridor for its new passenger-rail service scheduled for early 2017. The contractor will provide construction-management and general-contracting services for the project, which include...
Tutor Perini Corporation's specialty contracting subsidiary, Five Star Electric, has been awarded two contracts collectively valued at approximately $123 million.   Five Star Electric was awarded a $90-million subcontract by GCT Constructors JV, the contractor responsible for...
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CSX joined its partners from the Government of the province of Quebec and the municipal administration of the city of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield to inaugurate the railroad's new intermodal facility and celebrate the strengthening of business ties...
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Operational efficiency and capacity along the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) rail corridor has improved with the opening of 5.2 miles of new double track at two locations along the 351-mile corridor.   The San Diego...
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California's Sacramento Regional Transit District (SACRT) has activated high voltage wires above the light-rail tracks along the Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light-rail extension currently under construction.   The overhead catenary system (OCS) carries 950...