Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad resumed full train service on the New Haven Line October 7.

Monday, 07 October 2013 12:50

Watco names new GM to two shortlines

Watco Transportation Services has appointed Jeffrey Buck to general manager for the Mississippi Southern and Vicksburg Southern railroads. Buck will be responsible for the daily operations of both railroads; specifically focusing on improving safety, productivity, efficiency and developing team members.

Monday, 07 October 2013 12:49

SCVTA names new GM

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) Board of Directors has appointed Nuria Fernandez to general manager, effective early December 2013.

Thursday, 03 October 2013 16:05

Annual crosstie report 2013

Crossties can be made from a variety of materials and all parts of the industry report strong growth in 2013.

Construction of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Central Subway's stations, tracks and operating systems has begun, extending the Muni Metro T Third Line underground.

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (SCVTA) Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project was voted "Best Example of Government Funding" and received an Honor Award for "Neatest Thing in 2013" by the Milpitas Post for its 23rd Annual Reader's Choice Awards.

Building shallow tunnels for light rail along the preferred route in Minneapolis is the most cost-effective solution and best long-term investment for the region, Southwest Light Rail Transit (LRT) green line extension planners said.

The city of Detroit, Mich., awarded a contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff for design review and construction quality assurance services for the Woodward Avenue Streetcar Project.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking public comment on the most significant regulatory step taken under FTA's new transit safety authority.

CN plans to start freight service on approximately 75 percent of the rail network operated by bankrupt shortline Kelowna Pacific Railway Ltd. (KPR) in southern British Columbia after reaching trustee, customer and labor agreements that support resumption of operations.

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