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Amtrak has begun eTicketing on the Heartland Flyer, which operates daily in Oklahoma and Texas. Passengers can now make reservations and print their electronic tickets from home or the office.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's latest performance report shows several key indicators moving in the right direction as the system advances its multi-year WMATA Forward rebuilding effort.

Kansas City Southern appointed Michael Naatz as senior vice president and chief information officer with responsibility for information technology and business planning. Naatz will report to KCS president and chief executive officer David Starling. "Mike is a great addition to the KCS tea ...

Canadian National Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Jean-Jacques Ruest made senior marketing changes May 7 which are effective immediately.

Axion International Holdings, Inc., has received its first purchase order being shipped to New Zealand's Kiwi Rail. The railroad ties are the rail line's first such order of Axion's recycled ECOTRAX products and are being installed in critical application areas such as turnout switch-sets and tra ...

On Thursday May 10, 2012, the OneRail Coalition will host a briefing on "The American Rail Industry: Investing in Infrastructure, Creating Jobs" at 2:00pm in the Capitol Visitor Center, Meeting Room North (CVC 268).

Illinois, Indiana and Michigan have agreed to move forward with a comprehensive study that will help determine ways to reduce rail congestion and let trains achieve higher speeds along the Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed rail corridor.

Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff and other dignitaries dedicated the The John W. Olver Intermodal Center in Greenfield, Mass., which will serve as a central hub for transportation in the heart of the northwest community's urban renewal zone.

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors unanimously approved several resolutions that will move the Central Subway Project forward.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation received $6.75 million from the Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery III program to rehabilitate 49 miles of state-owned rail line between Elk City and Sayre, Okla., in the Anadarko Basin.

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