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Trackwork will begin on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Framingham-Worcester Line this month, with a goal of replacing 25,000-30,000 crossties while work to end the line's heat-related speed restrictions wraps up.

Union Pacific's Twin Cities Service Unit, which includes about 1,700 miles of track across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, improved community and employee safety in 2015 with a reported 21 percent fewer railroad crossing incidents versus 2014.

CN has launched its third year of the Safety Innovation Program, which is part of the railroad's broader safety agenda that is focused on enhancing the safety of operations and making the company the safest railway in North America.

Union Pacific's North Platte Service Unit, which includes about 900 miles of track across Nebraska and parts of Wyoming, Colorado and Kansas, improved employee safety in 2015. The service unit's reportable employee injury rate improved 32 percent fr ...

Norfolk Southern has named Ann Adams vice president human resources, succeeding Juan Cunningham, who retired earlier this year. Her appointment becomes effective April 1, 2016.

The Rail Revitalization Project begun by the Chenango County Industrial 
Development Agency (CCIDA) in 2011 will mark a major milestone March 23, when 
Frontier Railroad Services, LLC, begins removing brush and other 
obstacles along the 45.5 miles of New York Susquehanna and Western (NYS&a ...

In another step toward keeping San Diego's transit system in a state of good repair, the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Board of Directors on March 17, 2016 unanimously approved $108 million for the FY 2017 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

On March 19, some of Washington state's most congested areas began a new era of mobility as Sound Transit opened the University Link light-rail extension, with eight-minute rides between the University of Washington and downtown Seattle. ...
Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit (MTA NYCT) is preparing to rebuild two crucial sections of the M line in Brooklyn and Queens in order to ensure that two decades-old deteriorating overpasses remain safe for travel. ...

The Valley Metro $327-million, 3.2-mile Northwest Extension opened on March 19 ahead of schedule and on budget after more than two years of construction.

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