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SANDAG opens five miles of new double track on LOSSAN Corridor Operational efficiency and capacity along the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) rail corridor has improved with the opening of 5.2 miles of new double track at two locations along the 351-mile corridor.

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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor (NEC). FRA also intends to take additional actions in the...
Union Pacific will strengthen Nebraska's transportation infrastructure investing more than $13 million in the rail line between Columbus and Grand Island. The project began May 21 and is scheduled to be completed the first week...
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The Port of Prince Rupert has completed its CA$90-million (US$73 million) Road, Rail & Utility Corridor (RRUC), unlocking new terminal developments and market access for Canadian exporters.   The Canadian government and the British Columbia government each...
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The Chicago Transportation Authority (CTA) is moving forward with its Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM), a transformational, multi-phase program to completely rebuild the northern sections of the Red and Purple lines and provide CTA...
An estimated 40,000 Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) customers face significant delays over the weekend of Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 when the railroad suspends train service between Hicksville and Mineola during demolition...

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The Virginia Beach City Council has adopted a budget for the coming year that includes $20 million for a Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) light-rail extension. The total budget will increase 2.2 percent – roughly the...
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Kansas City Southern will invest approximately $15.6 million in 2015 on construction and improvement projects on the segment of the Pittsburg Subdivision line from Kansas City to Stotesbury, Mo., which is expected to grow capacity...
Union Pacific plans to invest nearly $6 million in 2015 to improve Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure, which the railroad says will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.   UP's investment covers a range...
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Rep. John Carter (R-TX-31), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, joined representatives from Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) and the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) for the debut of GREX's rail tie...
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All Aboard Florida has selected Archer Western to improve rail infrastructure on the corridor for its new passenger-rail service scheduled for early 2017. The contractor will provide construction-management and general-contracting services for the project, which include...