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Capital Transit Partners, a joint venture combining the talents of Morrison Hershfield Limited, STV Canada Consulting Inc., URS Canada Inc. and Jacobs Associates Canada Corporation, is currently completing the preliminary engineering phase for the $2.1 billion Ottawa Light Rail Transit project. ...
Amtrak is starting a pilot test of its eTicketing system on the Amtrak Downeaster service, which operates daily between Boston and Portland, Maine. The eTicketing program provides passengers increased flexibility when making or changing reservations and eliminates the need to obtain tr ...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood awarded $7.9 million for the Washington Department of Transportation to construct a new station in Tukwila, Wash., replacing the current, temporary wooden structure and creating enhanced intermodal and parking facilities.

In Turkey, Invensys Rail has scored a landmark success in winning the €195 million (US$268 million) signaling contract for Istanbul's ambitious 77km (48 mile) Bosphorus crossing rail link, the initial phase, which is due to open in 2013, the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Republic ...

The Senate has approved a bill to fund several federal agencies for the 2012 fiscal year. The bill passed by a vote of 69 to 30 and now moves on to The House of Representatives, which has until November 18 to take action.

02 November 2011

Hondo Railway BNSF

The Hondo Railway (HRR) was named Shortline of the Year at BNSF Railway's 15th annual Shortline Conference held in Irving, Texas, on October 13, 2011.

The Hilton & Albany Railroad, Inc. (HAL), a newly formed subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI), signed an agreement with Norfolk Southern to lease and operate a 56-mile segment of NS track that runs from Hilton, Ga., to Albany, Ga.

CN and Ray-Mont Logistics entered an agreement to improve supply chain efficiencies and customer service for specialty grains.

Planning and development efforts for Amtrak's existing Northeast Corridor and its proposed new, dedicated 220-mph next-generation high-speed rail system are being fully integrated within a new Northeast Corridor Infrastructure and Investment Development business line. This integrated business li ...
Florida's Jacksonville Port Authority, with assistance from the city of Jacksonville and the State of Florida, is seeking $25 million from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery Discretionary Grant of the U.S. Department of Transportation for construction of a $45 million Int ...
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