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canadian-pacific-the-beaver-is-back
February 22, 2017
Canadian Pacific is updating its logo to a design that the railroad says expresses strength and confidence while recognizing its past.
ottawa’s-stage-2-lrt-plans-expand
February 21, 2017
Ottawa's planned Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project is expanding its scope with a proposal that would extend the project to the west, south and east. Stakeholders also explained a recommended procurement model for the...
csx-appoints-eliasson-as-president-ward-gooden-to-retire-in-may
February 21, 2017
CSX has appointed Fredrik J. Eliasson as president, effective Feb. 15, 2017. Michael J. Ward, chairman and CEO of CSX, and Clarence W. Gooden, president, will retire effective May 31, 2017.
usdot-puts-caltrain-grant-on-hold
February 21, 2017
A $647-million Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for Caltrain's Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP) has been deferred until the Trump Administration develops a budget for Fiscal Year 2018.
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).

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