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A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says a refuse truck was on the grade crossing after gates were lowered when it was hit by Special Amtrak Train 923 in Crozet, Va.

New York state has $26.5 million in funds available for rail and port projects as part of the Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program.

22 February 2018

TriMet names interim GM

The TriMet Board of Directors has named Shelley Devine, the transit agency's current general counsel, as its new interim general manager.

 

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has appointed Catherine Rinaldi as the sixth President of MTA Metro-North Railroad, the first woman to serve in that capacity.

 

Siemens will provide the power infrastructure for the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) light-rail system's latest expansion, officials announced.

 

BNSF plans to invest $260 million in its Illinois and Oklahoma network as part of its $3.3 billion 2018 capital plan.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its preliminary transportation occurrence statistics for 2017. Total railway incidents were up, but still in line with five-year averages.

A project to develop a railroad transshipment center at the regional industrial park in Saint-Tite, Quebec has been awarded funds from the Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED).

HNTB has named Joseph Pizzurro, PE, as its new transit and rail practice leader.

 

The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) and the city of High Point, N.C., are tackling $5.1 million in improvements to the railroad corridor and drainage in the city's downtown.

 

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