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Hyperloop One, formerly Hyperloop Technologies, officially changed its name to coincide with the company's successful propulsion open-air test of the high-speed transportation concept.

Union Pacific will spend $78.6 million improving its infrastructure in Nebraska this year. The planned spend is on top of the $200 million the railroad has invested in its infrastructure in the state between 2011 and 2015.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held May 10 at the future Sky Ridge Station for Denver's Southeast Rail Extension Project.

Patrick J. Ottensmeyer will succeed David L. Starling as Kansas City Southern's chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2016. Ottensmeyer will keep the title of president, a position he assumed on March 1, 2015.

The Heart of Texas Railroad (HTR) is being acquired by a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., an affiliate of The Broe Group.

Herzog Contracting Corp. and Reyes Construction worked to safely build a 345-acre intermodal yard that will help the Port of Long Beach increase capacity and cut air pollution.

Dennis Riggs, general superintendent for Railroad Construction Co. of South Jersey, is recognized by colleagues and clients as a trusted source of construction solutions.

Railroad Construction Company has grown significantly in its 90 years. The company still embraces the values established at conception and remains a strong, family-owned business.

The planned Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line Extension (GLX) has been approved to proceed in a simplified version following months of project re-evaluation.

Union Pacific has slated $78.8 million of its 2016 capital program to improve its Illinois rail network.

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