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As reported by Railway Age, the Federal Railroad Administration, at a June 15, 2016 hearing regarding the agency's proposed rule mandating two-person crews, heard two sharply contrasting arguments, one from freight rail management, the other from labor.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has moved the Hudson Tunnel Project and Portal North Bridge – both critical elements of the Gateway Program in the New York City area – into the Project Development process for a New Starts Gra ...

The Twin Cities Metro has received the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Blue Line Light Rail Transit (BLRT) Extension Project.

Indiana Rail Road (INRD) officials hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 14 to officially open the railroad's new Merom Transload, designed to provide efficient movement of commerce for current and future customers in the Wabash Valley.

OmniTRAX Logistics Services, LLC, the transloading, terminal and logistics affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., recently managed the handling and warehousing of more than 10 million pounds of coiled steel for one of its transload customers in Sand Springs, Okla.

One of the trains involved in the June 28 head-on collision between two BNSF intermodal trains outside of Panhandle, Texas passed a red signal before the accident.

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has proposed regulations for Oil Spill Response Plans and Information Sharing for High-Hazard Flammable Trains ...

The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its contractor Denver Transit Partners (DTP) are beginning to test commuter rail trains along the entire length of the new G Line through Arvada and Wheat Ridge, Colo.

North Carolina state transportation officials gathered in Durham July 12 to celebrate the completion of the Hopson Road grade separation and passing track project, which was designed to enhance rail safety and efficiency.

As reported by Railway Age, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority reported on July 11 that ridership numbers are up for Metro Expo since its extension opened May 20.

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