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The city of Columbus, Ohio, recently hosted industry leaders and local officials, including Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and Councilmember Zachary Klein at a celebration for the Columbus Intermodal Terminal Expansion Project. This multi-million dollar expansion will ready the region w ...
Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator Karen Rae is leaving the agency Nov. 3 to rejoin the New York state government as deputy secretary of transportation in the office of New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Rae has been the number two to Administrator Joseph Szabo since March 2009. ...
25 October 2011

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Union Pacific will improve the transportation infrastructure in Missouri by investing $4 million in the rail line that runs from Jefferson City, Mo., to west of Marshall, Mo. Various projects on nearly 80-miles of this line include removing and installing more than 24,500 ties and replacing more ...
An ongoing rebuilding effort on the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Metro-North Port Jervis Line has expedited the resumption of full service by an entire month with through trains now set to begin on November 28. Since the end of August, when flooding associated with tr ...
Harsco Corporation received new orders for railway track maintenance equipment from New Zealand and North America that are expected to generate new revenues of more than $13 million and add to Harsco Rail's production and delivery order book for 2012. The New Zealand order comes from K ...
Massachusetts state officials and transportation leaders unveiled plans for the revitalization of the "Knowledge Corridor" along the Connecticut River rail line in western Massachusetts. The project, funded by $73 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants, will c ...
Reconstruction of Ashmont Station on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Red Line in Dorchester is complete. The $84 million Ashmont Station reconstruction is the last of four Dorchester stations to be modernized as part of the Red Line Rehabilitation Project, an overall $158 millio ...
VIA Rail Canada opened a new train station in Smiths Falls, ON, Canada. Funding for the $750,000 project came from the government of Canada's $923 million investment in VIA Rail for improvements to its facilities, equipment and infrastructure, including $407 million through Canada's Economic Act ...
Delcan, a multi-disciplinary engineering, planning, management and technology firm, has been awarded a cooperative agreement from the Federal Transit Administration to evaluate the implementation of Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) on heavy and light-rail transit systems. This ...
24 October 2011

RailComm

RailComm has provided an expansive yard automation system at Amtrak's Chicago Union Station through a contract with HNTB and Kiewit-Western. RailComm designed its solution to meet the challenging requirements that were presented within the existing rail infrastructure. The automation sy ...
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