Latest Rail News

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May 28, 2015
Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) presented a proposal to Québec's Committee on Public Finance that would integrate the light-rail systems of the South Shore and West Island.
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May 28, 2015
Wednesday's commute for riders on New York City Transit's (NYCT) A Line was delayed due to damage caused by copper cable thieves who vandalized cable from subway tracks near Howard Beach, Queens.
May 28, 2015
Union Pacific will invest a combined $82 million in to projects in Louisiana and Missouri in 2015. These improvements are part of the railroad's $4.2 billion capital investment for the year.
May 27, 2015
Protran Technology, a Harsco Rail company, has received an order for railway safety technology from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), operator of the sixth largest rapid transit system by ridership in the United States,...
May 27, 2015
Parsons appointed Jannet M. Walker as vice president and deputy eastern sector manager for the corporation's Rail and Transit Systems Division. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., her primary focus will be growing the rail and transit...

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May 27, 2015
The province of Ontario will provide up to CA$1 billion (US$804 million) to build a new light-rail transit (LRT) line in Hamilton as part of the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario's history.
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May 27, 2015
A bill to extend current surface transportation funding at MAP-21 levels through July was approved by the Senate on Friday, May 22, and now awaits President Obama's signature.
kcs-to-open-wylie-terminal-in-july
May 26, 2015
Kansas City Southern says a tentative opening date of July 11, 2015, has been set for its new, state-of-the-art intermodal facility in Wylie, Texas.
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May 26, 2015
California's Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority held a community open house and dedication for the Foothill Gold Line Operations Campus.
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May 26, 2015
Kansas City Southern will increase train speeds along its Laredo Subdivision from 49 to 59 mph. The subdivision runs from Laredo to Corpus Christi, Texas and the speed increase is possible due to recent track...