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The so called "Summer of Hell" will end for New York area commuters on Sept. 4 as the Amtrak Infrastructure Renewal program at New York Penn Station remains on schedule with regular operations returning on Sept. 5.

The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) is utilizing its NCRR Invests initiative to help build a spur track that will connect a new business locating to North Carolina.

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to build and finance the Lakeshore East - Central Corridor Expansion project.

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) for hazardous material training.

Miller Ingenuity, Operation Lifesaver, Inc., and local railroads hosted U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN-1) for a roadway worker safety demonstration, as well as a discussion on rail safety programs on Aug. 22.

Federal, state and local dignitaries kicked off construction of the Glacier Rail Park in Kalispell, Mont., Aug. 22.

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) has entered what it calls the "final and most complicated stretch of" the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Extension project.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) began a $38.5-million improvement project at Ruggles Orange Line and Commuter Rail Station on Aug. 22.

4TRANSIT has been awarded a CA$300-million (US$239.02-million) contract to provide technical advisory services for two work packages offered under Metrolinx's 10-year Regional Express Rail (RER) Capital Program.

Norfolk Southern has one of the most comprehensive drone-based railroad bridge inspection programs in the nation, recently surpassing more than 100,000 linear feet.

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