Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Last week, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit's (NYCT) FASTRACK maintenance program came to the Grand Concourse Line with hundreds of subway maintenance workers going into tunnels and stations to complete repairs ranging from clearing track drains to replacing worn sections of rail.

Officials gathered to celebrate the opening of the renovated Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Loyola Red Line station November 8. The collaborative $17-million project included station and track infrastructure upgrades, a reconfigured pedestrian crossing and a new open-air community plaza adjacent to the station.

Monday, 11 November 2013 12:58

The T celebrates 30 years of service

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) in Texas celebrated its 30th Anniversary on November 8.

Friday, 08 November 2013 14:26

Evergreen Line's TBM in route

The massive Evergreen Line tunnel boring machine (TBM) is on its way by rail and truck to Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada from the manufacturer in Ontario.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visited CSX's Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal in Wood County on November 6.

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and members of the Board of Public Works (BPW) have approved the Maryland Transit Administration's (MTA) plan to deliver the Purple Line through a Public Private Partnership (P3).

Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt marked November 7 National Railway Day, which commemorates the day the last spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, British Columbia in 1885, by placing an emphasis on industry safety.

Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:26

ARRC names Engebretson COO

Alaska Railroad Company (ARRC) named Chief Mechanical Officer (CMO) Doug Engebretson as chief operating officer (COO), a position left vacant when former COO Bill O'Leary was promoted to president & CEO on November 1. Engebretson's promotion is effective November 8.

Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:24

Amtrak names CFO

Amtrak has named Gerald Sokol, Jr., as its new chief financial officer (CFO), reporting directly to Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman, effective December 3.

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company's (GREX) Board of Directors has elected Christopher Aadnesen as executive chairman of GREX.

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