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CTC allocates $55M to rail, safety projects in California The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $814 million to 135 transportation projects in the state and includes $55 million to four rail and safety projects.

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The Sound Transit Board of Directors selected Absher Construction Company to build the Northgate Station, guideway and parking garage that will serve Northgate Link Extension trains when light-rail service begins in 2021. The $174 million-contract includes...
Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) has announced that Bradley S. Hall will serve as the company’s new vice president of sales in the carload segment.   Hall will take on this role with a background of more...
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Michael Baker International (MBI) has been awarded an $8 million contract to provide services to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) projects.   The three-year contract will require MBI’s services in engineering, construction management and inspection on SEPTA...
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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $814 million to 135 transportation projects in the state and includes $55 million to four rail and safety projects.   The source of the funds includes $732.7 million from the State...
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Proposals for a 46-mile light-rail network and a second commuter rail line for Nashville have been included in a 25-year transit strategy for the region, which was presented to the boards of Nashville Metropolitan Transit...

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More than 20 Class 1 and shortline railroad representatives, local officials and other industry stakeholders joined HiRAIL Corporation Aug. 18 for a tour of its facility and discussion with Rep. Rod Blum (R-IA). The Railway Engineering-Maintenance...
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Infrastructure and policy affecting the rail industry were discussed at an event hosted by RailWorks Track Systems at its Deer Park, Texas facility on Aug. 18 with Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX). GoRail and the National Railroad...
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The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit (HART) and its Board of Directors have announced the resignation of Executive Director and CEO Dan Grabauskas, effective Aug. 18. HART ex-officio voting board member Michael D. Formby is immediately...
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Charles "Wick" Moorman, retired chairman, CEO and president of Norfolk Southern will take the lead of Amtrak beginning Sept. 1.   Current Amtrak President and CEO Joseph Boardman announced his retirement in December 2015. Moorman completed his...
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Scott Jacoby has resigned as president of Harsco Rail. Harsco Corp. President and CEO Nick Grasberger will serve as interim president effective immediately. Grasberger is a member of Harsco's Board of Directors and the company noted...