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Hudson Bay Railway reopens The Hudson Bay Railway line reopened on July 5, 2014, with freight train 295 arriving in Churchill, SK, Canada, carrying supplies for the community after OmniTRAX Canada suspended service due to permafrost issues.

Watco Transportation Services appointed Larry McCloud to general manager for the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR). He will be responsible for the daily operations, specifically focusing on improving safety, productivity and efficiency.   McCloud has 39 years...
SNC-Lavalin Group appointed Marc Rivard to the role of executive vice president infrastructure engineering, within the company's Infrastructure Group. SNC-Lavalin's Infrastructure Group addresses the full life cycle of infrastructure and includes its infrastructure concession investment,...
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved four highway-rail grade crossing projects in Marion, Holmes, Shelby and Huron counties.   CSX will install mast-mounted flashing lights and roadway gates at the grade crossing on Park Street,...
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U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC-08) joined representatives from the Aberdeen Carolina and Western Railway (ACWR) and the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association for a tour of ACWR's facility in Candor, N.C.   The ACWR is the...
AECOM Technology Corporation and URS Corporation have executed a definitive agreement under which AECOM will acquire URS.   "This combination creates an industry leader with the ability to deliver more capabilities from a broad global platform to...

Wisconsin has moved closer to purchasing a 70-mile segment of rail line between Madison to Reedsburg and Madison to Cottage Grove, says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.   "A strong freight rail system is a key factor in...
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Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) unveiled its new Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades July 14.   "We are excited to open this state-of-the -art facility to serve our customers and the community,"...
Richard Wilder Sprague, 85, retired senior vice president of Bangor and Aroostook Railroad (BAR), died peacefully on July 5, 2014, in Malvern, Pa.   Born January 21, 1929 in Rockland, Maine, Sprague grew up on nearby Islesboro....
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has approved 11 highway-rail grade crossing projects in Hamilton, Hancock, Sandusky, Portage, Erie, Butler and Paulding counties.   Norfolk Southern will install mast-mounted flashing lights and roadway gates at Main...
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The Hudson Bay Railway line reopened on July 5, 2014, with freight train 295 arriving in Churchill, SK, Canada, carrying supplies for the community after OmniTRAX Canada suspended service due to permafrost issues.   OmniTRAX Canada Hudson...