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NCDOT prioritizes $100M for CSX’s planned Carolina Connector The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has identified $100 million for a planned CSX terminal in Johnston County in a preliminary priority list of state transportation improvements.

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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is now accepting applications from local governments, states and railroads for $25 million in competitive grants to increase rail safety. Applications are due by June 14, 2016.   Applicants can request funds...
thud-allocates-565-billion-to-fund-transportation
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development passed $56.5 billion legislation to fund its programs for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, including several allocations for rail.   The bill's rail distributions include $1.7 billion for...
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Norfolk Southern will reduce train operations at its Knoxville, Tenn., rail yard, effective May 1, which is in response to lower traffic volumes and is consistent with the company's ongoing implementation of its strategic plan...
nyct-installs-composite-ties-as-part-of-staten-island-project
As Earth Day approaches and as part of recommendations from a blue-ribbon commission tasked with reducing the impact of public transit on the environment, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) has installed...
ncdot-prioritizes-0m-for-csx’s-planned-carolina-connector
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has identified $100 million for a planned CSX terminal in Johnston County in a preliminary priority list of state transportation improvements.   The Carolina Connector (CCX) is being planned as...

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The Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners joined a host of elected officials and industry partners April 12 to dedicate the port's new $25-million Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal.   "When we invest in transportation infrastructure, we're...
jaxport-rail-terminal-begins-receiving-trains
The Jacksonville Port Authority's (JAXPORT) newly completed Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) at Dames Point is being used in support of a high-level military training exercise this month in advance of its official opening to...
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The Port of Long Beach in California is looking to an old idea with new variables to combat traffic congestion: Short-haul rail.   The Port of Long Beach says that when the San Pedro Bay ports, which...
bnsf-mulls-ending-california-port-project
BNSF is weighing the fate of a planned $500-million intermodal facility following a court ruling last week that questioned the adequacy of the environmental analysis for the project.   The March 30 ruling against the environmental analysis...
palmetto-railways-proposes-10-mile-line-in-south-carolina
Palmetto Railways is exploring the development of a 10-mile industrial rail line to serve the Camp Hall Commerce Park in Berkeley County, S.C.   Palmetto Railways is a shortline railroad and a division of the South Carolina...