Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Work is underway to help stabilize slopes and stop landslides along the Pacific Northwest's only north-south passenger rail corridor.

The new $103-million West Haven passenger rail station, which is used by New Haven Line customers and operated by Metro-North Railroad under contract to Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT), is now open.

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) Harrison Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. (PATH) rail station is on track to being transformed into a 21st Century transit facility as part of Harrison's ongoing renaissance project.

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 12:26

Greenbriar Equity Group acquires Nordco

Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, a New York-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the global transportation industry, has acquired Nordco Inc. Nordco will immediately become a majority-owned Greenbriar portfolio company.

Tutor Perini Corporation's joint venture has executed a contract with the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) for the design and construction of the initial Madera to Fresno segment of the California high-speed rail system.

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Draper TRAX light-rail line, a 3.8-mile extension of service in the Salt Lake City area, is now open.

The administration building at Norfolk Southern's Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility at McCalla, Ala., has been Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.

BNSF plans to invest an estimated $220 million to improve and expand rail capacity in North Dakota and $115 million on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in Montana this year.

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has planned railroad crossing repair projects in Woodstown, Salem County.

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has re-affirmed Resolution SX-100 that authorizes the Exposition Construction Authority to construct 16 at-grade and 11 grade-separated rail crossings as part of Phase 2 of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expo Line project.

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