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The Federal Railroad Administration awarded $31.1 million for the state of Washington to improve intercity passenger and freight rail service on the Cascades line. "The investments we're making in the Cascades line will improve reliability and service for passengers while putting ...
Nearly four weeks ago, Hurricane Irene swept across RailAmerica-operated New England Central Railraod, which stretches from the Canadian border near St. Albans, Vt., to New London, Conn. Railroad crews discovered the extent of damage on August 30 and quickly restored service to NECR's north end bet ...
Union Pacific will improve the transportation infrastructure in Colorado by investing more than $10 million in the rail line that runs from near the east portal of Moffat Tunnel to near Kremmling, Colo. Various projects over almost 70-miles of the line include removing and installing more than 5 ...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool announced a new CTA station renewal initiative designed to provide a facelift to 100 CTA rail stations over the next 12 months. "Chicago is an international, world-class city and my administration ...
Beginning Oct. 3, a passenger car on every weekday Southern California Metrolink train will be designated as a quiet car to ensure peace and quiet for the passengers that prefer an almost noiseless commute. No loud talking or cell phones, smart phones or electronic devices that can be heard by o ...
Union Pacific Railroad is investing nearly $300 million over the next several years on its central corridor between Fremont, Neb., and Missouri Valley, Iowa, which provides vital support for the nation's economic growth and a primary shipping lane for the products American families and businesse ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff and Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx gathered at Central Piedmont Community College to award the City of Charlotte with nearly $25 million for a streetcar line that will improve access to jobs, housing, schools and ...
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark revealed her Canadian jobs plan, "Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan," which will be formally released on Thursday and is designed to help secure B.C. as the preferred gateway to Asia-Pacific trade and enable the provinice's resources to get to ...
Iowa Pacific Holdings (IPH) will perform extensive upgrades to its Texas-New Mexico Railroad (TNMR) subsidiary, a key rail line in the Permian Basin oilfield. TNMR has experienced massive growth in rail carloads as a result of the vast expansion of oil and gas drilling and production in the Perm ...
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy released $30 million in federal funding for the Amtrak-owned New Haven-Hartford-Springfield passenger rail corridor. In May 2011, the Federal Railroad Administration announced that Connecticut would receive $30 million of the $2 billion in federal funding that the ...
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