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Patriot Rail Corp., a privately-held shortline and regional freight railroad company, through its Louisiana and North West Railroad subsidiary, has entered into a long-term lease and rail freight services agreement with Pro Sands Processing, LLC, a frac sand supply, storage and delivery services ...
Crews from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will begin replacement of concrete slabs along Red Line track from Harvard to Alewife. The track sits on concrete slabs that float on rubber disks, which absorb noise and vibration from trains. Years of water filtration into the tunnel ha ...
The Federal Railroad Administration issued new regulations to improve conditions of rail camp cars, backing several recommendations by the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division of the Teamsters Rail Conference. The sleeping and eating quarters installed in former freight ...
Network Rail has awarded the £28 million (US$44.6 million) signaling contract for the Reading Western Mainlines program in Great Britain to Invensys Rail. The scope of the overall program covers the remodeling of the Reading Station Area from Sonning to Pangbourne, a new train car ...
CSX, NJ Transit and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority service on the East Coast has been affected by the severe autumn snowstorm over the weekend. CSX freight service operating in Massachusetts and other areas of the Northeast has been slowed significantly. Customers with traf ...
Operations center employees of South Florida Tri-Rail, who are represented by the United Transportation Union, have their first collective bargaining agreement in place. It provides for a signing bonus; an immediate wage increase, plus additional wage increases in 2012 and 2013; a 40-hour weekly ...
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officially celebrated the completion of a renovation project at its Croydon Regional Rail station with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Federal Transit Administration Administrator Peter Rogoff, SEPTA Board Chairman Pasquale Deon, Sr., General Manager ...
Denver, Colorado's Regional Transportation District opened the new Auraria West Station, directly across from the site of the former station, on October 31. The station was moved so that it could be expanded to accommodate four-car trains and additional light rail coming into Denver Union Station. T ...
RailComm has been ranked second in the Rochester Top 100 list. RailComm was recognized based on its dollar and percentage growth. The Rochester Top 100, now in its 25th year, ranks privately held companies based on their three most recent years of revenue growth. Companies must have at ...
Seattle, Wash.'s Sound Transit Board endorsed a landmark agreement with the city of Bellevue, Wash., to enable the East Link light rail project to serve downtown Bellevue via a tunnel. The board authorized Sound Transit CEO Joni Earl to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Bellev ...
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