Latest Rail News

February 12, 2016
Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has given the go-ahead for preliminary engineering for a transload shipping center at Great Bend, Kan., which will be built west of Great Bend at the airport.
February 12, 2016
HNTB Corporation's promoted nine in its New York and New Jersey offices and added a new hire in its North Carolina office.
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February 12, 2016
A contract has been finalized between the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and TransEd Partners to finance, design, supply vehicles, build, operate and maintain the first phase of the Edmonton Valley Line Light Rail Transit...
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February 12, 2016
Eurovia has finalized the acquisition of Canadian rail contractor Rail Cantech.
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February 11, 2016
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) will target a $225 million capital program in 2016, which is down approximately 28 percent when compared to its 2015 spend of $315 million.

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February 11, 2016
President Obama's Fiscal Year 2017 budget includes $3.5 billion to advance the construction or completion of 31 transportation projects in18 states, of which 25 are rail specific.
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February 11, 2016
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer its first-ever Green Bonds to the public in a two-day order period starting February 17.
February 11, 2016
National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) has appointed Rick Ebersold, president of Herzog Services, Inc., to fill a temporarily open seat on the NRC Board of Directors. The NRC Board unanimously supported the nomination...
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February 10, 2016
Canadian National's 2016 capital plan includes an investment of approximately CA$2.9 billion (US$2.07 billion) in rail infrastructure and equipment to raise network efficiency, support long-term growth and further strengthen safety. The railroad is the only...
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February 10, 2016
Canada is helping to pay for improvements at two passenger stations in Ontario and British Columbia.