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MassDOT awards grants to enhance freight rail access The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has awarded seven grants totaling more than $2.2 million as part of the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP).

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The Port Authority of Allegheny County has announced that crews successfully completed the six-month rail replacement project along the Red Line and the transit agency will resume service between the Fallowfield and Potomac stations Oct....
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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has announced that its $203 million Wilson Station Reconstruction Project is more than 50 percent complete.   The transit agency will begin the third phase of construction for the project this week...
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has awarded seven grants totaling more than $2.2 million as part of the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). "Improving access to the commonwealth's freight rail network is an important...
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved a major overhaul of two PATH tunnels damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. "PATH is a critical lifeline between New Jersey and...
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Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is conducting major renovations to two of its central stations.   New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Sept. 21 that crews had started work on a $121 million initiative to modernize...

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"Save the rainforest" is not a mantra embraced by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) maintenance crews. Their "rainforest" is a nickname bestowed on the miles of underground track in downtown San Francisco that have developed...
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A track repair project by San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has wrapped up two weeks earlier than planned.    Completing construction between the Daly City and Balboa Park stations, officials say the crew members have...
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It's been one year since Norfolk Southern purchased the Delaware & Hudson Railway Co.'s (D&H) line between Sunbury, Pa., and Schenectady, N.Y. The Class 1 marked the first anniversary of the purchase on Sept. 19 by...
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Amtrak has chosen Hill International and CH2M to provide program management support services for its Gateway Program in the Northeast Corridor.    Both firms will guide Amtrak as it works the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), New...
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The Alameda Corridor-East (ACE) Construction Authority broke ground on its 16th grade separation project Sept. 16.   Federal, state and local officials broke ground on the Fullerton Road Grade Separation Project, which is part of ACE Construction...