Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:09

NS completes annual maintenance blitz

Norfolk Southern has completed $22.6 million worth of track, bridge and signal improvements along its major coal line through Pennsylvania's Monongahela Valley.

Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:07

Stacy and Witbeck appoint new president

Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., named George Furnanz president, effective June 12, 2013. Furnanz will take over the responsibilities of company president from John Bollier, who had been president and chief executive officer. Bollier will continue to serve as chief executive officer.

The Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association, Inc. (NIPRA), released a business plan laying the groundwork for a regional, 11-city passenger rail corridor between Columbus, Ohio, and Chicago, Ill., through Fort Wayne and Warsaw, Ind.

The Denver Regional Transportation District's (RTD) contractor for the East Rail Line, Denver Transit Partners (DTP), installed the first track toward Denver International Airport (DIA) along Peña Boulevard on July 17.

The city of Cincinnati signed a contract for construction of its streetcar system with Messer/Prus/Delta JV. With this contract now signed, the city has issued a Notice to Proceed to the Messer team.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 13:31

JLP awarded on-call contract

J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. (JLP), received an on-call contract from the city of Anaheim Department of Public Works for design and construction management services for transportation projects.

Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit brought FASTRACK back to the Bronx on the Concourse D Line July 15. D train service will be suspended in both directions between 205th Street and 161st Street-Yankee Stadium for four consecutive weeknights until early morning July 18.

Canadian Pacific hired veteran railroader Tony Marquis as its new vice president operations Eastern Region with accountability for its Eastern Canada and the Northeast U.S. operations.

SYSTRA hired Anthony Lee, AICP, as planning and environmental manager. He is a professional certified planner with more than 20 years of experience as a client manager, environmental planning group leader and project manager.

Monday, 15 July 2013 12:32

PHL and BLET sign new agreement

Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. (PHL), and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) have signed a new five-year labor agreement covering PHL's operating and maintenance-of-way employees.

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