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Canadian National has invested almost C$400 million (US$408 million) to buy and rehabilitate four shortline railways serving resource-rich regions of northern Alberta, Canada, by year-end 2011. "CN has stepped up to the plate in Alberta with sizable rail infrastructure investments, ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has made up to $175 million available in livability grants to help urban, suburban and rural communities develop transit options to better connect people to where they live, work and play. Local transit agencies will be able to compete for livability doll ...
On June 14, the Surface Transportation Board denied a request from the Northern Plains Resource Council and local rancher, Mark Fix, to halt construction on the 130-mile Tongue River Railroad project between Miles City and Decker, Mont., which was originally approved for construction more than 2 ...
Kevin Keller, HDR's BNSF Railway client manager and rail environmental program manager, has been named president of the American Railway Development Association for 2011-2012. As president of ARDA, Keller will be responsible for the financial, technical and management aspects of the ass ...
G4S Technology LLC, a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and electronic security systems, has been selected by Metrolink to install and integrate an updated, enhanced communications network, electronic equipment and microwave towers to support train cont ...
The Waterloo Regional Council of Ontario discussed and approved a light rail transit plan to be built between Conestoga Mall in the city of Waterloo to the Ainslie Street Terminal in the city of Cambridge. The regional council approved implementation of option L3 as Stage 1 of the LRT system, wh ...
A dramatic new direction that focuses on bringing competition to high-speed and intercity passenger rail service across the country was presented during a national briefing by committee leaders. The plan incorporates competitive bidding and private sector involvement to bring high-speed rail to ...
Amtrak President and CEO Joseph Boardman issued the following statement today regarding proposed legislation by House Transportation Committee Chairman John Mica and House Railroad Subcommittee Chairman Bill Shuster on privatizing the Northeast Corridor and the Amtrak national network. ...
Canadian National ha reached today a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of the assets of IC RailMarine Terminal Company to Raven Energy, LLC, an affiliate of Foresight Energy, LLC, and the Cline Group for US$73 million. CN expects the transaction to close in approximately 4 ...
Amtrak is expanding its comprehensive rail security efforts to provide increased right-of-way protection to detect and deter terrorists seeking to derail passenger trains, testified Amtrak Chief of Police John O'Connor today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportatio ...
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