Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Kansas City Southern (KCS) appointed Brian Hancock to executive vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to KCS president Patrick Ottensmeyer.

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 14:44

Update 2015: special trackwork

Manufacturers of special trackwork components offer pieces designed with a longer lifespan in mind.

Crews hoisted into place the final 35-ton concrete segments for Sound Transit's South 200th Link light-rail extension July 13, connecting the elevated structure to the airport.

Union Pacific will strengthen its transportation infrastructure in Missouri by investing nearly $15 million in the rail line between the Missouri/Iowa border and Trenton. The project began July 9 and is scheduled to be completed the mid-August.

The OC Streetcar project marked its latest milestone this week as the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors agreed to a memorandum of understanding with the city of Santa Ana, outlining the roles and responsibilities associated with the development, implementation, operations and maintenance of the project.

RailComm completed the installation of a remote control system at , what the company called, a critical Ferromex location in Mexico. This marks the second fully operational yard automation solution in the state of Coahuila and the continued expansion of RailComm's presence in the Mexican rail market.

Canadian Pacific recently met with officials from the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, to discuss its operating plan for the Arbutus corridor rail line.

Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc., manufacturer of prestressed concrete crossties, has acquired KSA Limited Partnership, a joint venture owned by Koppers Inc. and Lehigh Hanson, Inc.

The Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Purple Line Express is set to receive $30 million for improvement to tracks between Lawrence and Jarvis stations, the latest, CTA says, in its ongoing investment in the Purple Line to improve service for customers.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) forces will work around the clock during a 16-day Trolley Tunnel outage starting July 31, performing maintenance and construction work.

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