Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Friday, 10 May 2013 06:34

Amtrak launches safety video for kids

Amtrak has launched an animated video to educate kids about rail safety and security.

California's Caltrain will be working on a $147-million project will elevate its tracks above three existing at-grade street crossings at San Bruno, San Mateo and Angus avenues next week. A new, elevated Caltrain station between San Bruno and San Mateo avenues will replace the station at Sylvan Avenue.

SYSTRA has promoted Joseph Sais, PE, to executive vice president, engineering. In this capacity, Sais will oversee the firm's U.S.-based infrastructure, traction power, systems, and construction management and program management sectors.

Los Angles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) was awarded more than $390 million from the California Transportation Commission and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to support construction of new rail, upgrade existing transit service, buy much-needed rail cars,

BNSF says that the Los Angeles City Council vote to approve its Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) project a significant vote for jobs and a greener economy.

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has awarded a two-year, $120-million contract extension to Parsons Brinckerhoff, Balfour Beatty's professional services division, for program management services on the California High-Speed Rail project.

Canadian Pacific (CP) Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison has been inducted into the Maritime Association of Port of New York & New Jersey's International Maritime Hall of Fame.

Thursday, 09 May 2013 11:26

Altus acquires Rocla Concrete Tie

Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle-market manufacturing companies in the U.S., has acquired Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc., manufacturer of pre-stressed concrete railroad ties.

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:05

CP increases 2013 capital investment

Canadian Pacific (CP) will move forward certain capital spending projects originally targeted for 2014 into this year, funded by a higher than anticipated 2013 cash-flow projection. CP will be investing an additional CA$75 (US$74.8) to CA$100 (US$99.7) million into its 2013 capital investment program.

Veteran transit manager Joseph Leader has been named New York City Transit's (NYCT) acting senior vice president, Department of Subways, filling the position most recently held by Carmen Bianco, who is currently serving as acting president of NYCT.

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