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The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a $21 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for the Raleigh Union Station project.

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a $10 million grant to build a new regional rail transportation center on the proposed University of Delaware Science and Technology campus under the U.S. Department of Transportation's $500 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recove ...
The Chicago Transit Authority will be able to move forward on major upgrades to one of the busiest stations in its transit system as a result of an infusion of $20 million in federal funding to the 95th Street Terminal Improvement Project. The intermodal project will reduce pedestrian and bus con ...

CSX Corporation unveiled its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report outlining the company's operations, environmental, social and financial performance.

PS Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Pacific, has acquired the Yard Control Systems division of Ansaldo STS USA, which is based in Norristown, Pa. The acquisition boosts PST's capabilities by adding rail yard process control and automation solutions.

Canadian Pacific and U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., have entered into a multi-year agreement for the movement of frac sand from U.S. Silica's newest mining and processing facility in Sparta, Wis.

Rail America has been using RailComm's Domain Operations Controller (DOC) train control system to dispatch multiple subdivisions for their railroads since 2002. The DOC System at Rail America's American Rail Dispatch Center will soon have the ability to dispatch based on Canadian Railroad Operati ...
Barloworld and Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc., a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corp., a Caterpillar company, formed a joint venture, Electro-Motive Diesel Africa (Proprietary) Limited. The new joint venture will provide rail and transit customers with locomotive products and services, includi ...

Forty-seven transportation projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia will receive a total of almost $500 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2012 program.

Union Pacific is enhancing Nebraska's transportation infrastructure by investing more than $22 million in the rail line that runs between O'Fallons, Neb., and the Wyoming border. The project is in progress and is scheduled to be completed by mid-October.

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