Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Tuesday, 15 January 2013 12:47

KCS participates in Officer on a Train event

Kansas City Southern partnered with the Alice Police Department to conduct an "Officer on a Train" event on Jan. 15 to promote public safety at railroad grade crossings in Alice, Texas.

Construction delay costs for the rail transit project stemming from the recent Hawaii Supreme Court ruling, halting construction until archaeological fieldwork is complete, are coming in lower than budgeted, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) said.

Monday, 14 January 2013 14:52

NCTD to begin Phase 2 of PTC project

North County Transit District in San Diego, Calif., plans to begin the second phase of Positive Train Control (PTC) system installation on all COASTER commuter trains Jan. 15.

Led by Principal Engineer Duane Otter, Transportation Technology Center, Inc.'s (TTCI) work with John Hillman, inventor of the Hybrid‐Composite Beam and recipient of the 2013 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation, was recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Axion International Holdings, Inc., recently worked with Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and CTL Group to conduct independent, third party durability tests.

On Jan. 8, the Texas State Railroad (TSRR) tested a new section of track that was completed in November.

Watco Transportation Services named Anthony Kirkland general manager at the Autauga Northern Railroad (AUT).

RailComm has been chosen to provide its Domain Operations Controller (DOC) train control system for Northshore Mining in Silver Bar, Minn.

The first Canadian National trains to serve the intermodal terminal for containerized goods at the company's new Calgary Logistics Park arrived on Jan. 10.

New NJ Transit rail schedules take effect on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, will include additional trains on the North Jersey Coast Line that will restore service levels into New York to 100 percent, reflecting the agency's ongoing Hurricane Sandy recovery and repair.

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