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Mississippi Transportation Commission approves state rail grants
 The Mississippi Transportation Commission (MTC) has given its approval for the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to award $1.44 million in grants to several railroads across the state for maintenance and improvement projects.

Twin Eagle Sand Logistics, LLC, a subsidiary of Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC, has broken ground on the Permian Rail Park located on the Union Pacific, approximately eight miles west of the city of Big...
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Workers began installing the first sections of rail on the $388-million Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Double Track Project, which will build a second track over an 18-mile stretch between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma stations.   "Today, we...
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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) located at the Harry Schnabel, Jr., Lab.   The university said the work being done at RAIL is...
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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's (SEPTA) will finalize separation of its West Trenton Regional Rail Line from a CSX freight line.   Separation of the six-mile section of track shared by SEPTA and CSX between the authority's Woodbourne...
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The Mississippi Transportation Commission (MTC) has given its approval for the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to award $1.44 million in grants to several railroads across the state for maintenance and improvement projects.   "The railway system...

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Metro-North Railroad is set to receive more than $20 million in federal emergency relief funding for its Power and Signal Resiliency Improvements project. Local match will be provided through the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Plan...
For the first time this year, Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit's FASTRACK program returns to stations along the 1, 2 and 3 lines between Midtown Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn for two consecutive weeks...
TNW Corporation (TNW), operator of shortline railroads and logistics centers, has completed a multimillion dollar upgrade at its Panhandle Logistics Center, which is located on the TXNW Railway complex in Sunray, Texas.   In addition to improving...
As part of Metra's continued efforts to maintain and improve the quality and reliability of its service, a major tie replacement and track resurfacing project will begin August 17 on the Rock Island Line to...
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Customer-driven focus leads to faster and more accurate ballast maintenance.   Customer-driven focus leads to faster and more accurate ballast maintenance. Ballast maintenance is constantly at the top of any railroad's to-do list. Suppliers are offering flixible equipment...