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Rising costs force R.J. Corman to pull intermodal port project R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, has ended its efforts to establish an intermodal port on the Cumberland River in Clarksville, Tenn., citing a $3.5 million funding gap.

rising-costs-force-rj-corman-to-pull-intermodal-port-project
R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, has ended its efforts to establish an intermodal port on the Cumberland River in Clarksville, Tenn., citing a $3.5 million funding gap. The port project has been in development since 2004...
lacmta-board-proceeds-with-environmental-study-to-allow-trains-dual-entry-at-union-station
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors is moving forward with an environmental study that will look into building run through tracks at Union Station. The Link Union Station project would expand...
ctc-allocates-60-million-to-california-rail-projects
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $217 million to 72 projects in the state including more than $60 million for state rail projects.   "Caltrans is working to ensure every dollar counts when it comes...
fra-publishes-quarterly-ptc-status-update
The Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a status update today on railroads' progress implementing positive train control (PTC) systems in the fourth quarter of 2016. The status update, based on railroad-submitted quarterly...
scpa-breaks-ground-on-second-inland-port
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) broke ground March 10 on the Inland Port Dillon, which is slated to open in early 2018. Inland Port Dillon will support growing intermodal cargo volumes between the Port of...

railroads-outpace-all-us-infrastructure-in-new-report-card
American railroads earned a grade of B for infrastructure while the rest of the U.S. sectors got a barely-passing D+ in the latest report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers. The quadrennial report depicts...
wisconsin-awards-loan-for-rail-spur-construction
ProVision Partners Co-op has been awarded a $1.7 million Freight Railroad Infrastructure Improvement (FRIIP) loan from Wisconsin to help build a rail spur as part of an expansion project. The loan will construct almost 6,300 feet...
lacmta-to-evaluate-proposal-to-turn-orange-line-brt-to-light-rail
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has received an unsolicited proposal from Fluor Enterprises, Inc., to accelerate conversion of the Orange Line from bus rapid transit to light rail through a public-private partnership. This...
railroad-day-on-capitol-hill-marks-record-attendance
A record number of rail industry participants came to Washington, D.C., on March 2, 2017 to take part in the 18th annual Railroad Day on Capitol Hill. The group of 456 railroaders, suppliers and customers attended...
georgia-ports-authority-plans-to-reduce-garden-city-rail-crossings
Representatives from Garden City, Chatham County and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) discussed a proposal that would reduce the use of grade crossings around GPA's Garden City Terminal during a public meeting Feb. 28. Current plans...

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