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Connecticut crossing gets safety improvements 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 involving vehicles striking trains.

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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...
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U.S. Rep. John Culberson (R-TX-7) and Houston Metro Board Chairman Gilbert Garcia made an agreement, which they say paves the way for future transportation solutions to address the growing needs of the region.   The agreement prioritizes...
An estimated 40,000 Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) customers face significant delays over the weekend of Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 when the railroad suspends train service between Hicksville and Mineola during demolition...
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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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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Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed a bill into law on Wednesday that will allow the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) to issue bonds in order to fund implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).   State Rep. Steve Thompson...
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The first half of a bigger and better Ravenswood Station on the Metra Union Pacific North Line is scheduled to open for riders May 10.   The new station is being built in stages as part of...
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The rehabilitation of Metro-North Railroad Bridges over Sound Beach Ave. and Tomac Ave. in Old Greenwich started on May 4.   The work entails the complete replacement of both bridge superstructures, including abutment modifications. The two existing...
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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner James Redeker say the design for a new Walk Railroad Bridge in Norwalk is progressing and remains on schedule.   The bridge, which was first built...
The Board of Directors of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) approved two contracts related to TEX Rail.   The TEX Rail commuter rail will run on a 27-mile corridor from downtown Fort Worth, northeast across...