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December 17, 2014
Four rail projects in South Dakota have received $56 million in public and private funds.
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December 17, 2014
CSX opened a new intermodal terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield near Montreal, QC.
December 17, 2014
Following months of work, a multitude of inspections and an additional CA$10 million (US$8.6 million) investment, Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQ) got the go-ahead from Transport Canada. On December 5, CMQ received the official revocation...
December 17, 2014
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report into a May 2013 collision between two Canadian Pacific trains just east of Dunmore, AB. The TSB said this accident highlights the need for...
December 17, 2014
New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has completed a three-year, $2.5-million project to stabilize and restore the historic Red Bank Station.

December 16, 2014
National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) selected the winners of its 2014 Safety, Field Employee of the Year, Small Project of the Year and Large Project of the Year awards. The winners will be...
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December 16, 2014
The John D. Dingell Transit Center located at 21201 W. Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, Mich., is officially open.
December 16, 2014
Amtrak's Vermonter service to the Knowledge Corridor will return on December 29, 2014, with stops in Greenfield and Northampton, Mass.
December 16, 2014
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) appointed David Kubicek to senior vice president operations, Bruce Pohlot to senior vice president engineering and Edward Dumas vice president market development and public affairs, effective...
December 15, 2014
The Metra Board of Directors highlighted the need for the $1-billion 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project (CIP), which aims to untangle a knot of railroad tracks on the South Side of Chicago, Ill., that causes...