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Metro Subway platform repairs at the Owings Mills Station in Baltimore, Md. have started. Some sections of concrete have started to show signs of wear and damage after 27 years of service. Those platform sections will be repaired and the yellow safety tiles will be replaced. Th ...
Beginning Friday, Dec. 17, and continuing through January, Metro will conduct continuous, round-the-clock daily platform rehabilitation work at the Shady Grove Metrorail station in Washington, DC, in effort to return it to a state of good repair, to ensure service reliability and improve safety. ...
Nomad Digital has been selected to enhance Wi-Fi service for customers on VIA Rail Canada's Ontario-Quebec Corridor passenger trains. Under the five-year, $6.3 million contract, Nomad will design, install, operate, and maintain the Wi-Fi infrastructure for VIA Rail, which will keep passengers co ...
Due to an additional mudslide north of Seattle, Amtrak Cascades service between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., will be canceled on December 14 and 15. Amtrak will continue to monitor the weather conditions and will provide additional updates as necessary. Also, Sounder commuter train rid ...
The Global Environmental Management Initiative adds new member company, Union Pacific Railroad. "We are pleased to welcome Union Pacific Railroad to GEMI," said GEMI Chair, Moe Bechard, vice president, Global Environment Health and Safety, Diversey, Inc. "Each GEMI membe ...
The U.S. Army and the Regional Transportation District in Denver, Colo., are looking toward the future, offering Army veterans a foot in the door with guaranteed interview opportunities with the Partnership for Youth Success Program. The PaYs program is a partnership between a cross se ...
The Illinois Department of Transportation selected the proposed southern route for Amtrak's new Chicago-Rockford-Dubuque service from Chicago's Union Station to downtown Rockford. The $60 million service will create 650 construction jobs, with trains running by early 2014. "Illino ...
The $1.195 billion in high-speed rail funds, originally designated for Wisconsin and Ohio, will be redirected to other states eager to develop high-speed rail corridors across the United States. Wisconsin has suspended work under its existing high-speed rail agreement and the incoming ...
Charles W. "Wick" Moorman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norfolk Southern Corporation, has been named 2011 Railroader of the Year by Railway Age. "Wick Moorman provides the strong leadership that has enabled Norfolk Southern to make great strides in ...
After months of work along the North Carolina Railroad through downtown Kinston, payoff should come to motorists after December 20 with fewer delays thanks to speedier trains through town. According to NCRR, even the slight increase in speed will make train passage through downtown more efficien ...
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