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ATN boosts speed on Alabama line Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC (ATN) announced this week it raised the speed limit along a portion of the line effective immediately.

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Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. (GLBT), submitted a new route for the proposed rail project that is 21 miles shorter and avoids Boone County, Ill., where it faced strong opposition. The new route was included in...
infrastructure-investments-on-dh-line-results-in-improved-service-for-norfolk-southern
It's been one year since Norfolk Southern purchased the Delaware & Hudson Railway Co.'s (D&H) line between Sunbury, Pa., and Schenectady, N.Y. The Class 1 marked the first anniversary of the purchase on Sept. 19 by...
georgia-ports-authority-betting-big-on-rail
Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed a new strategic rail initiative, GPA's Mid-American Arc, and said bigger ships, deeper water and expanded rail are converging to make GPA a powerhouse across the...
wisconsin-awards--million-to-freight-rail-projects
Six Wisconsin freight rail projects were awarded $37 million in grants and loans from the state's Freight Railroad Assistance Program. The goal of the program is to increase the use of rail transportation and support economic...
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A plan to deploy a new transport mode of transporting freight will be studied and fleshed out over the next few months at the Port of Houston Authority. The Port of Houston Authority and Freight Shuttle...

fra-awards-25-million-in-safety-grants
Safety at crossings, stations and tracks in 14 states and the District of Columbia will be enhanced thanks to $25 million in grants awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).   FRA awarded funds to 23 projects....
atn-boosts-speed-on-alabama-line
Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC (ATN) announced this week it raised the speed limit along a portion of the line effective immediately. An affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., ATN boosted the required maximum speed between Gadsden...
conndot-prefers-long-span-vertical-lift-bridge-for-walk-bridge-replacement
The Connecticut Department of Transportation's (ConnDOT) preferred alternative to replace the Walk Bridge in Norwalk, Conn., is a Long Span Vertical Lift bridge. The preferred alternative was released along with the publication of the Environmental Assessment/Section...
wsdot-still-has-5-million-available-for-freight-rail-projects
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has reopened the application period for $5 million in loans for freight rail projects. WSDOT said public-sector agencies such as port districts and local governments have another chance to...
rrvw-names-zink-vp-economic-development
The Red River Valley & Western Railroad (RRVW) has appointed Daniel Zink to the newly-created post of vice president - economic development and community affairs of the 577-mile shortline railroad. Zink joined RRVW in 1992, serving...