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io-metrolinx-move-forward-with-rfp-for-rail-tunnel-project
February 17, 2017
Three shortlisted teams have been invited to submit a Request for Proposals by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx to design, build and finance the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project.
panynj-board-approves-largest-capital-plan-in-history
February 17, 2017
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved a $32.3 billion 2017-2026 Capital Plan on Feb. 16.
peter-gertler-returns-to-hntb-as-svp
February 17, 2017
Peter Gertler has rejoined HNTB Corporation as a senior vice president in a corporate and national strategic business development role, based in Oakland, Calif.
sncf-to-digitalize-its-railway-with-ibm-watson-iot
February 16, 2017
French Railways operator SNCF is busy connecting its entire rail system using IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) on IBM Cloud that the tech company said will allow SNCF to enhance customer experiences, operational efficiency...
tsb-calls-on-transport-canada-to-develop-strategies-to-mitigate-severity-of-dangerous-goods-derailments
February 16, 2017
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is calling for Transport Canada to develop strategies to reduce the severity of derailments involving dangerous goods, following its investigation into the derailment and fire of a Canadian...

massdot-to-search-for-new-ceo-gm-for-mbta
February 16, 2017
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has launched the search for a permanent CEO and general manager for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).
p-campaign-touts-preventative-use-of-in-cab-cameras-for-safety
February 16, 2017
Canadian Pacific Railway on Tuesday launched an awareness campaign highlighting the safety benefits of the preventative use of inward-facing cameras in the cabs of locomotives.
moorman-to-congress-new-era-of-amtrak-investment-required
February 16, 2017
The head of Amtrak told lawmakers a new era of infrastructure investment is needed to ensure a healthy future for long-distance passenger rail travel in the U.S.
concerns-amid-discussions-with-mantle-ridge-hunter-harrison-prompts-csx-to-call-special-meeting
February 15, 2017
CSX has called a special meeting of shareholders for March 16, 2017, "to seek shareholder guidance on certain extraordinary requests of Mantle Ridge and Hunter Harrison."
canadian-pacific-names-brooks-cmo
February 15, 2017
Canadian Pacific has enhanced its sales and marketing team in a move the railroad said will better meet the needs of its current and potential customers.

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