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L.B. Foster and Tracksure sign distribution agreement UK-based Tracksure and L.B. Foster Company have concluded an exclusive distribution agreement, which authorizes L.B. Foster to sell the Tracksure fastener range throughout North America.

The Sound Transit Board approved a $1.2-billion 2015 budget that continues major light-rail expansions, anticipates carrying more than 32 million riders and prepares for a future Sound Transit 3 ballot measure.   "Sound Transit is poised to...
Approximately 30 people attended a meeting December 15 in Moses Lake, Wash., to discuss the Connell Rail Interchange, a key rail interchange in Eastern Washington where the Columbia Basin Railroad line intersects with BNSF's Lakeside...
ARG Transportation Services' Coos Bay Rail Link Director of Rail Operations Darrell Rodley and San Pedro & Southwestern Railroad Manager of Operations Richard Archunde have been promoted to general managers of their respective companies, effective...
Jim Boxold has been named Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, (FDOT) effective January 3, 2015.   Boxold has served as chief of staff of FDOT since July 2013. Previously, he served as the director of...
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The Canadian government introduced new regulations to help prevent accidents and improve railway safety. The new Grade Crossings Regulations establish new safety standards for federally regulated grade crossings. According to Transport Canada, amendments to the Transportation...

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Congress approved the extension of the Section 45G shortline tax credit to cover all of the 2014 tax year. This bill was critical for hundreds of small freight railroads, as well as railroad customers, contractors and...
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Second Avenue Subway construction has reached a milestone with the on-time completion of the 86th Street Station cavern. Work on this segment, of the largest expansion of the transit system in decades, began...
New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has completed a three-year, $2.5-million project to stabilize and restore the historic Red Bank Station.   Built in 1876, Red Bank Station was added to the National and New Jersey Registers of...
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The John D. Dingell Transit Center located at 21201 W. Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, Mich., is officially open.   The city-owned intermodal passenger rail station, dedicated in honor of retiring U.S. Congressman John Dingell, the longest serving...
Amtrak's Vermonter service to the Knowledge Corridor will return on December 29, 2014, with stops in Greenfield and Northampton, Mass.   The Vermonter will also add a stop in Holyoke, Mass., later in 2015 when station work...