Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Union Pacific is planning for a $3.75 billion capital program in 2016, pending approval from its board the railroad said in an earning release.

Friday, 15 January 2016 17:21

Preparing for winter's return

MBTA has improved its infrastructure, equipment and operations to ensure service remains reliable, no matter what winter brings.

Friday, 15 January 2016 17:06

Ideal rail health

Finding a metallurgical flaw is a single aspect in today’s advanced rail inspection practices.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 2016 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements on January 13 at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 11:15

CSX targets $2.4 billion capex in 2016

CSX is aiming for a $2.4 billion capital expenditure program in 2016, which reflects a $100 million reduction over 2015 numbers.

The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26.

The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors appointed Dennis J. Martin as interim executive director, effective Monday, December 28.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 11:37

Amtrak activates PTC along NEC

Amtrak activated the final stretch of Positive Train Control (PTC) along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) on Dec. 18. The technology is now active on all Amtrak-owned track between Washington, D.C., and Boston.

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a monster spending bill late last week, which will keep federal agencies funded through the end of September 2016.

The city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has selected TransEd Partners to design, build, operate, maintain and finance stage one of the Valley Line LRT following an 18-month procurement process.

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