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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.

Kansas City Southern (KCS) will invest approximately $20.9 million in 2015 on construction and improvement projects on the Mexico and Roodhouse Subdivisions, with work planned between Clark, Mo., and Roodhouse, Ill. The railroad said these projects...
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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak are beginning work on a platform and track project in South County that officials say will improve operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning in...
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) says it makes every effort to be a good neighbor and steward of the earth. To help reduce noise and vibration and recycle, SCVTA received a $300,600-grant from CalRecycle, California's...
BNSF plans to contribute $50,000 to help study potential solutions to ease congestion at railroad crossings along the Edmonds waterfront in the state of Washington.   Recently, the State Legislature approved $500,000 for Edmonds to complete an...
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Louisville & Indiana Railroad (L&I), a subsidiary of Anacostia Rail Holdings (ARH), and CSX completed an agreement that grants CSX a permanent easement to operate over the L&I's 106-mile rail corridor between Indianapolis, Ind., and...

North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (NCRIA) approved four grants totaling more than $1.1 million that will improve rail access for businesses in the state.   Three Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) were approved for Davie, Randolph and...
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) awarded a $1.23-billion contract to construct a 60-plus mile portion of high-speed rail between Los Angeles and San Francisco to the joint venture team of Dragados USA and Flatiron.   The...
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Dependable, long-term funding allowed SEPTA to take on a $5 billion backlog of state-of-good-repair projects.       Dependable, long-term funding allowed SEPTA to take on a $5 billion backlog of state-of-good-repair projects. Available funding can be the tipping point...
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Whether they are made up of concrete, rubber or another substance, grade-crossing surface suppliers continue to make safety a top priority.   Whether they are made up of concrete, rubber or another substance, grade-crossing surface suppliers...
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Rail grinding service providers look to supply precise, efficient and flexible equipment. Rail grinding service providers look to supply precise, efficient and flexible equipment. As technology advances to help find rail defects and compare existing rail profiles...