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GREX intros next evolution of its Aurora platform Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) unveiled the next development of its Aurora platform: Aurora XivTM.

loram-acquires-hyground-engineering
Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., has acquired HyGround Engineering, a substructure maintenance management company.   Loram explains the acquisition will allow it to better record and diagnose issues with ballast, subballast, subgrade and drainage to create a...
grex-intros-next-evolution-of-its-aurora-platform
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) unveiled the next development of its Aurora platform: Aurora XivTM.   The Aurora Xiv combines several of GREX's rail solutions into a single truck with the aim of making railroad inspections more...
mta-cleans-up-with-keep-it-clean-initiative
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo revealed a new initiative to discourage subway littering. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will run a public awareness campaign for the Keep it Clean initiative. "Littering is not only illegal but...
aspen-equipment-adds-new-service-branch-technical-staff
Aspen Equipment has added a new service branch in Davenport, Iowa, as well as a technical staff to operate it. The company says it will offer field and bay services for construction equipment at the new...
al-qaeda-calls-for-us-rail-and-transit-attacks
The latest issue of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) magazine, Inspire, calls for attacks on U.S. railways and transit systems and goes as far as including many steps to help carry out acts of...

fra-fmcsa-withdraw-potential-rule-affecting-sleep-apnea-mitigation
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have withdrawn a proposed rule that would have regulated actions addressing sleep apnea for workers in safety sensitive positions.   The FMCSA posted a notice...
omaha-track-hosts-rep-bacon-for-tour-policy-discussion
Omaha Track, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE-2) and local railroad officials on Aug. 2 for a facility tour and public policy discussion.   The event was coordinated by The Railway Engineering-Maintenance and Suppliers Association, which...
usdot-proposal-aims-to-spur-private-investment-in-public-transit
The federal government is hoping a new proposal will spur private investment in public transportation. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) says the proposed Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP) for public transportation capital projects will help the...
cte-rail-division-expands-offerings-to-mow
The Rail Division of Custom Truck & Equipment (CTE) is expanding its offerings to the Railroad Maintenance of Way (MOW) marketplace. This expansion comes three years after the company founded CTE Rail Division, which offers HiRail...
omnitrax-estimates-hbr-service-restoration-could-top-60m
OmniTRAX is developing a 60-day plan to return the northern portion of the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR) to service following floods that caused significant damage to the line in May.   HBR has been unable to operate...

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