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Union Pacific is enhancing the California and Oregon transportation infrastructure by investing $6.5 million in its Kenton and Graham Lines in the Portland, Ore., metropolitan area and $10.6 million in the line that runs between Santa Barbara and Camarillo, Calif. The California project is in pro ...

The Providence and Worcester Railroad and the New England Central Railroad, part of the RailAmerica family, have established a new coordinated commercial and operating platform, the Great Eastern Route.

Wayne E. Russell, former vice president and chief engineer for the Florida East Coast Railway, died at his home on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.

On Monday, Reps. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and Robert Dold (R-IL), Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool, Metra Executive Director/CEO Alex Clifford, RTA Executive Director Joseph Costello, Illinois Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Doug Whitley and other transportation, business, labor ...
Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Senator Daniel K. Akaka, U.S. Representative Mazie K. Hirono and U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa released a statement saying the Obama Administration requested $250 million for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project for fiscal year 2013, the largest amount for any rail p ...

The Norfolk Southern Foundation, the charitable giving affiliate of Norfolk Southern Corporation, awarded nearly $6.2 million in grants during 2011 to nonprofit, charitable organizations, an 11 percent increase over 2010.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today praised President Obama's $74 billion budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation saying the funds will lay a new foundation for economic growth and competitiveness by investing in a national infrastructure network, building on recent safety ach ...

Last week, KCS leadership from north and south of the U.S.-Mexico border were in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to conduct a town hall meeting with KCS de Mexico employees.

RailComm has been selected to provide a wireless remote control derail system for Indiana Railroad Company's facility in Jasonville, Ind. The power derails will be remotely controlled by two strategically located control panels located at each end of the shop. The panels will have LED indicators ...

Collins Engineers, Inc., a Chicago civil and structural engineering firm, received an Honor Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL) Engineering Excellence Award competition for the EJ&E Bridge Roll-In design.

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