Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Friday, 11 September 2015 11:44

MBTA completes roll in of new bridge

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) successfully rolled a new bridge for the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line into place on Saturday, Aug. 29.

Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) will begin the final stages of its 18-month effort to completely rehabilitate the Ben Franklin Bridge.

Rep. Brad Ashford (D-NE-2) joined representatives from NMC Railway Systems for a tour of the company's Omaha facility and discussion of public policy priorities for the local business and rail communities.

Sunday, 09 August 2015 12:35

KCS bolsters its intermodal WIT

The opening of the Wylie Intermodal Terminal centralizes KCS' Dallas-area facilities and allows the railroad to continue tapping cross-border intermodal traffic.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) located at the Harry Schnabel, Jr., Lab.

Staff of Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) recommended that the RTD Board of Directors move forward with a proposal from Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Inc. to design and build the Southeast Rail Extension on July 14.

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a five-month, $8-billion extension of surface transportation programs on July 15. The new extension would give lawmakers until Dec. 18 to find a longer-term solution.

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 14:37

Focus on fasteners

As demand climbs among freight and passenger railroads, suppliers are providing improved fastening solutions to help hold things together.

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