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Strukton installs POSS pilot project in Detroit 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 whether or not it will be acquiring the system.

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Work was completed recently on a railroad crossing at the intersection of Andy Griffith Parkway and Rockford Street in Mount Airy, N.C. The old crossing was identified as a safety hazard and was slated for...
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released its proposed 2015-2019 Capital Program, which details its plan to ensure safe and reliable service for a growing region by investing in the subway, bus, commuter railroad, bridge and...
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The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) awarded 40 projects a total of $3.59 billion in federal disaster relief funds to help public transportation systems in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy to become more resilient, in...
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The Illinois high-speed rail project connecting Chicago to St. Louis reached a significant milestone in construction September 22, 2014, when the last segment of track and crossties were replaced.   "High-speed rail service will create jobs and...
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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) have been awarded nearly $2 billion in storm resiliency funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). All of the grants are part...

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A combined $1.5 billion in Sandy resiliency grants to repair and fortify New Jersey's transit system has been awarded to New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey...
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Two pieces of rail-related legislation have progressed on opposite sides of the hill. The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee approved the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014 (PRRIA, H.R. 5449)....
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) marked the restoration of normal R subway service September 15 between Brooklyn and Manhattan with the successful completion of the Montague Tube subway tunnel that was...
Starting September 15, crews will begin work at the Harlem River Lift Bridge in New York to replace 60-year-old cables that lift the bridge and install all new electrical components designed to increase their resiliency...
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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...