Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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The official opening of the Mufford Crescent overpass marks the official completion of all nine Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC) infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada.

Friday, 05 September 2014 10:53

California agencies kick off rail safety month

Metrolink, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and Operation Lifesaver Inc., launched a combined safety campaign September 4 of "See Tracks? Think Train!" to honor Rail Safety Awareness month in California.

Friday, 05 September 2014 10:52

Loram acquires majority stake in RVEL

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., has acquired a majority stake in Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd. (RVEL) in Derby, United Kingdom.

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) in Nashville, Tenn., has selected Parsons Brinkerhoff, Inc., to conduct a study of cost-effective transit improvements to serve the Northwest area of Middle Tennessee, which will bring the state one step closer to having passenger rail service between Clarksville and Nashville.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit (NYCT) G Line service was restored on September 2 after a five-week suspension between Court Square and Nassau Avenue for maintenance crews to make Fix&Fortify resiliency repairs to the tubes, which were flooded and badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy nearly two years ago.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:19

R.J. Corman completes acquisition of TSE

R. J. Corman Railroad Company has completed the acquisition of Texas Southeastern Railroad (TSE), a subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:16

PHL now serving Los Angeles-Long Beach spur

Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) is now serving customers located in three industrial areas near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., linked to a 10-mile industrial spur owned by Union Pacific.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:11

MBTA opens Assembly Orange Line Station

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) opened the Assembly Orange Line station, the first new MBTA station in 27 years, on September 2. MBTA said the station is a key element in the creation of a transit-oriented development at Assembly Row, providing a vital transit link between Assembly Row and Boston.

Jerome Wallut has been appointed president of Alstom Transportation Inc. and senior vice-president of Alstom's North American rail transportation business.

Wabtec Corporation has acquired C2CE Pty Ltd., an Australian-based provider of railway signal design services. C2CE provides turnkey train control, signaling and communications solutions, including design, project management and installation for railway markets in Australia and Southeast Asia. The company also designs and installs high- and low-voltage power distribution systems and provides electrical and communications solutions for industrial markets.

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