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CN to build intermodal hub west of Toronto Canadian National plans to build a CA$250-million ($US200-million) intermodal and logistics hub adjacent to its mainline in Milton, ON, located approximately 30 miles west of Toronto. Milton has ready access to major highways reaching key industrial and commercial areas in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a six-year transportation bill to Congress.   The GROW AMERICA Act reflects President Obama's vision for a six-year, $478-billion transportation reauthorization bill that invests in modernizing America's infrastructure. As lawmakers try...
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Two bills of substantial importance to railroads—Staggers Rail Act revisions as part of reauthorization of the Surface Transportation Board (STB), and extension of the deadline to implement Positive Train Control (PTC)—took meaningful steps forward March...
Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) has introduced legislation he says will provide a dedicated revenue source to invest in rebuilding crumbling freight infrastructure.   "Goods movement is one of the most powerful economic engines in our nation. And...
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U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va) introduced the Track, Railroad, and Infrastructure Network (TRAIN) Act, which the senators say will reform the environmental permitting process for rail projects in order to facilitate...
AXION International Holdings, Inc., received $1 million in orders for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be installed in a northeast-based transit line's rail yard and station.   The rehabilitation project is in a Hurricane Sandy-affected area that sustained...

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Canadian National plans to build a CA$250-million ($US200-million) intermodal and logistics hub adjacent to its mainline in Milton, ON, located approximately 30 miles west of Toronto. Milton has ready access to major highways reaching key...
RailComm has completed cutover of a completely new switch interlocking at a North American Class 1 yard located in Indiana. Each switch machine or crossover in the interlocking can be controlled individually or in combinations...
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded New Jersey Transit $147,086,000 through the Federal Transit Administration's Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program for repair, recovery and resiliency projects associated with Superstorm Sandy.   The funding will be used...
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Port of Quincy is requesting $16.2 million in transportation funding from the Washington State Legislature to expand the infrastructure at its intermodal terminal to help restore critical domestic eastbound intermodal rail service for Central Washington...
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Simmons-Boardman Rail Group, which consists of Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures (RT&S) and International Railway Journal (IRJ), has been awarded the event guide contract and emedia partner for Railway Interchange 2015.   Simmons-Boardman Rail Group plans...