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Mike Williams, owner of the shortline railroad between Mexico and Fulton, Mo. Says he plans to reopen the line if there is enough interest for rail shipping in the Fulton area. Callaway County Western District Commissioner Doc Kritzer said Williams met with the Callaway County Transit ...
Amsted Rail officials are planning to reopen their Alabama wheel manufacturing facility in Jefferson County. The company recently was in talks with representatives from Birmingham Business Alliance, Alabama Development Office, Jefferson County Commission, Jefferson County Economic Industrial De ...
The Amtrak station located in Wilmington, Del. opened December 6 to the public after being closed for extensive renovations since May 2009. Respected architect Frank Furness designed the historic station, built in 1907, and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. &quo ...
The Open Standard for Public Transport Alliance introduced an open security standard to foster the next generation of more secure, cost-effective, scalable and extensible transit fare collection systems. The Alliance will work to establish a network of transit operators, technology suppliers, consul ...
General Electric and CSR Corporation have joined forces to advance high-speed and other rail technology in the U.S. The approximated $50 million shared endeavor has the potential to sustain or create 250 U.S. jobs by 2012 for the first phase of the agreement. "We are committed to ...
Recent track improvements will allow Union Pacific to increase the speed of its trains in central and eastern Wisconsin communities, reducing motorist wait time at crossings. The speed will increase from 25 mph to 50 mph across Union Pacific's 112-mile line between Milwaukee and Adams, Wis. ...
The Illinois Commerce Commission has granted approval for the demolition and reconstruction of the East Denker Road Bridge over the Illinois Central Railroad's track near Bluford, Jefferson County. The total estimated cost for the bridge replacement is $761,000. The Grade Crossing Pro ...
Iowa Pacific Holdings LLC, which has hopes to operate the Upper Hudson River Railroad next year, is looking to acquire an extension of the rail line that runs from North Creek to Essex County, NY. IPH is currently in talks with NL Industries Inc., which owns 28 miles of track between N ...
BNSF Railway tremendously objects to the story published by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune on December 5. They want to reassure the public that the company operates with honesty and integrity and has achieved an excellent safety record. Since the story was published, BNSF launched a Webs ...
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and its non-profit partner the Market Street Railway unveiled the canopy for Geneva Streetcar Yard on December 2, which was completed by Shimmick Construction Company, Inc. The Canopy will provide a safe haven for historic streetcars of ...
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