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Four South Dakota rail projects receive $56 million in funds from public-private partnerships Four rail projects in South Dakota have received $56 million in public and private funds.

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For the first time, Oregon's TriMet operated an electrified MAX test train on the northern segment of the new Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project alignment, including Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, on Wed., Jan....
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo detailed his "2015 Opportunity Agenda" initiative, which includes a six-point plan outlining his vision to strengthen and modernize New York's infrastructure, including an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport.   LaGuardia Airport is New...
Sound Transit has been approved for a $1.33-billion Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for construction of the East Link Light Rail Extension Project. The loan will expand the Link system serving the Puget...
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Metro-North is starting 2015 with rebuilding efforts and attention to major safety initiatives. The track improvements that defined 2014 are moving along and the railroad also expects continued progress as the last of the 405...
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BNSF announced plans for a $6-billion capital expenditure program in November and has revealed more details about where and on what the money will be spent.   The 2015 capital plan is the company's largest planned capital...

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In its investigation report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a Canadian Pacific train derailed when a wheel flange struck and climbed a switch point and then fell between the switch point...
CSX, in partnership with North Carolina Department of Transporation, will begin construction on a series of projects to build universal crossovers on the CSX A-line in three eastern North Carolina locations: South Weldon, Enfield and...
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CSX Corporation had a lot of good news for investors during this mornings Quarter 4 2014 earnings conference call including record fourth-quarter 2014 net earnings. The railroad also unveiled that it will target a $2.5-billion...
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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy on Jan. 8 toured the Meriden train station on the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) rail corridor, which is the site of an ongoing transit-oriented development (TOD) project with a primary focus on...
Norfolk Southern assisted 94 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2014.   The 72 new and 22 expanded industries represent an investment of $5.7 billion by Norfolk Southern customers and are...