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Iowa Interstate Railroad has increased its 2011 capital spending program to $4.5 million. The company expects to invest a total of approximately $35 million during the year. Principal components of the program include: 1. Construction of a modern diesel shop and logistics center in Home ...
WMATA's Shady Grove Metrorail station customers have full use of the station's platform again - three days early as a result of repair work that took place round-the-clock. The first phase of this state-of-good-repair project involved replacing deteriorated sections of the platform edg ...
The Federal Railroad Administration has provided a $750,000 High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program grant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to study the expansion of Amtrak's Keystone Corridor from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh. Passenger trains on the Keystone Corridor currently oper ...
Amtrak President Joe Boardman participated in a roundtable discussion regarding high-speed rail in the Northeast Corridor hosted by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman U.S. Representative John Mica. Below is Boardman's statement: "It is critical for ...
California's Caltrain will be undergoing construction and maintenance January 29-February 4. San Bruno Grade Separation Project: Work on the San Bruno Grade Separation Project will take place Monday, Jan. 31 through Friday, Feb 4. This work includes continuation of the storm pipe instal ...
CSX Transportation will continue its participation in Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) Climate Corps for 2011. EDF Climate Corps places top MBA students in companies to develop practical, actionable energy efficiency plans that cut costs and greenhouse gas emissions. As a r ...
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to confirm Richard R. Sarles as general manager/chief executive officer of the transit agency, to continue the work he began as interim general manager in establishing a safety-first culture, modernizing ...
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will not allocate funds for the Iowa City-Chicago railway in the near future, the governor's communications director, Tim Albrecht, is reported saying in The Daily Iowan. Branstad said at a press conference that he is skeptical of the project during tough ...
Rail spur projects at three industrial development sites with the potential to create much-needed jobs have been given the go-ahead from ORDC Commissioners. An $85,000 grant and $85,000 loan for a rail spur project will allow the Cleveland Commercial Railroad to serve a new steel trans ...
From January 28-30, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will upgrade areas of track and the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project will continue construction activities on the Orange Line. This crucial work, which includes repairing rail fasteners and repairing tunnel leaks, is critical to ...
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