Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 13:23

Boardman says NEC facing investment crisis

The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is facing a "major coming investment crisis that, without a solution, will mean strangled growth and deteriorating service" for 260 million intercity and commuter rail passengers who rely on it each year, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman said.

Major construction activity for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project in California began this week in San Jose, where Hostetter Road intersects the future BART corridor.

The European Commission, under the EU Merger Regulation, has cleared the proposed acquisition of Invensys Rail, the railway signaling division of the Invensys Group of the UK, by Siemens of Germany.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 12:56

BNSF recognizes 2012 Employees of the Year

BNSF honored the accomplishments of employees from across its network at an awards ceremony recently in Fort Worth, Texas.

On April 20 and 21 in Southern California, North County Transit District (NCTD)'s COASTER commuter rail service, Amtrak and BNSF will cease operations for track maintenance.

The California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) has named Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) Veterans Employer of the Year for its "exemplary contribution in hiring our American heroes, our veterans."

U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has put together a special panel tasked with examining the current state of freight transportation in the United States and how improving freight transportation can strengthen the U.S. economy.

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 11:23

L.B. Foster makes organizational changes

As a part of ongoing efforts to create a more customer-centered organization in L.B. Foster Company's recently consolidated rail businesses, a number of organizational changes have been made to its team led by Greg Lippard, vice president, rail products and sales.

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 13:30

UTA opens Airport TRAX line

The Utah Transit Authority opened the Airport TRAX line April 14. The six-mile light-rail line extends the existing Green Line from the Arena Station at 400 West South Temple to North Temple and the Salt Lake City International Airport.

The Chicago Rail Link (CRL), managed by OmniTRAX, has completed upgrades for BP Products North America, which has begun shipments of liquid asphalt through the terminal.

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