At a ceremony at Toronto's Union Station, the Government of Canada and VIA announced C$300 million dollars in support for the largest-ever improvement and investment program in the 153-year history of passenger rail service between Montreal and Toronto: VIA's Canadian National Kingston Subdivi ...
Keokuk Junction Railway Co. doesn't necessarily want to own the swing-span railroad bridge between Keokuk and Hamilton, Ill., but that may be the best solution for all parties involved, according to company President Mike Carr, the Burlington Hawkeye reports."We really aren't ...
The Alaska Railroad is revisiting the longest-running controversy in its 20-plus years as a state-owned carrier with a new application to use weed-killing herbicides on some sections of its track, the Anchorage Daily News reports. This time, railroad officials say they want to use a chemical ...
Canopies that cover the platforms at the Belmont and Fullerton stations will be extended following the Chicago Transit Board’s approval of a change in the original contract with FHP Tectonics Corporation to renovate the stations as part of the Brown Line capacity expansion project. The canopie ...
Philadelphia's SEPTA will operate shuttle train service on the West Trenton (R3) Regional Rail line the last two weekends of July (18-19 and 25-26) and the first weekend of August (1-2). The shuttle will avoid possible delays to Airport (R1) line train service due to three grade crossing renewal ...
Dollars made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be used to expand parking at two Chicago-area Metra stations. Chicagoland Paving Contractors Inc. of Lake Zurich, Ill., submitted the lowest responsive bids for two projects to expand parking at the Pingree Road and Elbur ...
The Delaware River Port Authority Commissioners have approved spending up to $500,000 to hire a professional design consultant to begin work to reopen the PATCO Franklin Square Station in Philadelphia.First opened in 1936 as one of two Philadelphia stations on the Camden Bridge Line, the ...
The land where Norfolk Southern wants to build an intermodal yard was annexed July 13 by the town of Rossville, Tenn., paving the way for the railroad’s proposed multimillion-dollar, multi-acre facility, the Memphis Daily News reports. Only one hurdle remains—getting the land rezo ...
The Denver Regional Transportation District has agreed to buy BNSF Railway property that’s to become part of the FasTracks system, including an initial southern segment of the Northwest Rail Corridor, according to the Longmont Times-Call. RTD expects to pay $93.7 million to buy BNSF rig ...
Kansas City Southern and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics have reached an agreement to establish a finished vehicle distribution center adjacent to the CenterPoint Intermodal Center-Houston Metro hub for regional automotive distribution services in Texas.WWL, one of the world's largest pro ...

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