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SCPA moves ahead with second inland port The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) will develop a second inland port in Dillon, S.C., following a unanimously approved resolution by the SCPA Board of Directors on Sept. 12.

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The Lincoln County Port Authority in Libby, Mont., received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for a planned rail spur. U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) confirmed the funding and said it would...
massdot-awards-grants-to-enhance-freight-rail-access
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has awarded seven grants totaling more than $2.2 million as part of the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). "Improving access to the commonwealth's freight rail network is an important...
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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...
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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...

scpa-moves-ahead-with-second-inland-port
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) will develop a second inland port in Dillon, S.C., following a unanimously approved resolution by the SCPA Board of Directors on Sept. 12. "Inland Port Dillon will be a great...
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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...
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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....
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...
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Rideau Transit Maintenance General Partnership (RTM) has chosen Alstom to maintain the O-Train Confederation Line, the Canadian capital’s light-rail transit system. The U.S. $125 million contract (CA $180 million) requires that Alstom maintain the line for...