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The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Rail Division has allotted an additional $10 million toward the Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program for fiscal year 2017.

Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) have completed construction for the season for Wolverine Service trains, with more work scheduled in the New Year.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has announced $30 million in safety improvements to 27 intersections along its Blue Line.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and TWU Local 234 announced a tentative five-year contract Nov. 7, ending a six-day strike and bringing 4,700-plus employees back to work.

 

America’s Central Port District (ACP), located in Granite City and Madison, Ill., expects to complete the construction of 4.25 miles of new track throughout its business and industrial campus by the end of 2016.

 

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) announced last week its completed acquisition of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) for approximately $126 million, or $25.00 per share.

 

The SMART (Internation Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation workers) Transportation Division’s (TD) Missouri State Legislative Board released the results of a survey Nov. 2 revealing Missouri residents strongly support the addition of transportation options and more stringen ...

Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced a new strategy Nov. 3 aimed at improving the nation’s transportation system.

The New York & Atlantic Railway Company (NYA) announced multiple of upper-level promotions this week, including the promotion of current vice president James P. Bonner to president, effective Nov. 4, 2016.

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) announced Nov. 2 the launch of a three-month smartphone application pilot program that will allow North Carolina riders to plan their commutes and track trains in real time.

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