Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Metro-North Port Jervis Line Reconstruction Project has been selected for a 2013 Diamond Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New York.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued four recommendations addressing safety issues related to ongoing railroad accident investigations near Madison, Ill., and Niles, Mich., involving the use of jumper wires during railroad signal maintenance operations.

Construction has begun on the CA$90-million (US$88 million) Port of Prince Rupert Road, Rail, and Utility Corridor project in British Columbia, Canada.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) recently announced that 2012 was the safest year in the rail industry's history, according to new statistics from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

Amtrak's Vermonter service will be running on a revised schedule beginning March 18, between St. Albans, Vt. and Washington, D.C., reducing overall travel time by up to 28 minutes.

The Honolulu Authority of Rapid Transportation (HART) received $67.5 million in federal funding for the rail project as part of a $1.55-billion grant agreement between HART and the Federal Transportation Authority.

St. Louis Metro completed its $10-million light-rail interlocking project near the UMSL South MetroLink Station, located at 7798 Natural Bridge Road in St. Louis County, Ms.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to return 1 train service to one loop platform of the storm-ravaged South Ferry subway station in the first week of April.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) revealed the names of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will excavate and construct the Central Subway tunnels.

Florida East Coast Industries, Inc. (FECI) appointed Donald Robinson as president and chief operating officer for All Aboard Florida, an intercity passenger rail system that will connect South Florida to Orlando.

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