Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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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.

Bombardier Transportation signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation to provide operations and maintenance services for Central Florida's SunRail commuter rail project.

Lilee Systems and Alstom are joining forces to launch a new suite of interoperable Positive Train Control (PTC) products for rail lines.

Saturday, 16 February 2013 10:47

M/w challenges: advances in rail measurement

Fast, mobile surveying systems capture rail data with increased productivity and accuracy.

Saturday, 16 February 2013 10:26

Fighting friction

Wheel/rail lubrication programs improve to offer railroads a smooth ride.

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has identified Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons, a Joint Venture, as the best scoring team for the design-build contract to begin construction of the Madera to Fresno segment, the first section of the high-speed rail system.

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