KCS will perform maintenance-of way-work on Kansas City Southern de Mexico this summer, which will help to grow capacity, as well as maintain and enhance safety on KCS' cross-border network.
The state of Pennsylvania has hired Dr. Allan M. Zarembski to a three-month contract to assess the state freight system, which hosts 60-70 crude oil trains a week.
Canadian Pacific appointed Mark Erceg to executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective May 18, 2015.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) has committed $40 million to study construction of a new AirTrain system with enhanced capacity, better service and increased reliability.
The Denver Regional Transportation District's (RTD) 10.5 mile-long I-225 Rail Line in Aurora, Colo., is now 60 percent finished.
The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) has made a $100,000 investment for construction of a rail spur in Marmaduke, Ark.
Union Pacific plans to invest $119 million in 2015 to improve Illinois' transportation infrastructure. The investment will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.
The Chicago Transportation Authority (CTA) is moving forward with its Red and Purple Modernization (RPM), a transformational, multi-phase program to completely rebuild and add passenger capacity to the northern section of the Red Line, as well as the Purple Line north of Belmont.
Carolina Worrell has joined Railway Age as Managing Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.'s headquarters in New York City.
On May 4, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) will bring FASTRACK to the Q on the Brighton Line between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr. and Prospect Park for two consecutive weeks of maintenance and repairs during weeknights and overnight hours.