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The Missouri Department of Transportation, Union Pacific, Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration have signed a service agreement that will allow work to begin on Missouri's first rail infrastructure project funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The signing follows negotia ...
Union Pacific will invest $6.5 million to enhance the Western Nebraska rail line that runs from Broadwater, Neb., to near Northport, Neb. The more than 14-mile project includes removing and installing rail and renewing the surfaces at 14 road crossings.

 

WavionTM, a technology carrier of grade Wi-Fi solutions, will deploy it's Beamforming-based Wi-Fi base-stations for high-speed internet access at Ferrovalle shipping containers train yard in Mexico City, Mexico.

The Federal Railroad Administration has made high-speed rail grants available for Iowa and Nevada to develop statewide rail plans as part of a national effort to develop an integrated passenger rail network. The Iowa Department of Transportation received $400,000 to develop a freight a ...
An agreement signed by the Washington State Department of Transportation and BNSF clears the way for work to begin on rail upgrades that will improve Amtrak Cascades service between Seattle and Portland. The state can begin initial work this fall using some of the $781 million in feder ...
The Sound Transit Board selected a route and stations for building the Seattle area East Link light-rail extension to serve the communities of East King County, culminating five years of study and community involvement. "Getting light-rail across Lake Washington will enable future ...
The Utah Transit Authority will introduce the Mid-Jordan and West Valley TRAX lines to Salt Lake County during opening ceremonies Aug. 2. The public is invited to ride the trains Aug. 2, but both lines don't officially open until Aug. 7. The Mid-Jordan TRAX line will run down the exist ...
TriMet has hired for two positions focused on diversity and serving multicultural populations. Johnell Bell has been selected as the agency's director of diversity and transit equity. In a newly created role, Martin Gonzalez, a TriMet employee since 2007, will serve as multicultural program mana ...
Caltrain in the San Francisco area, will begin delivering ballast to a storage area on its property between the train tracks and Chilco Street in Menlo Park, Calif. The ballast will be used for a variety of railroad construction and maintenance projects, including the San Bruno Grade Separation. ...
Union Pacific will improve Colorado's transportation infrastructure with more than $6 million in investment to enhance the rail line that runs from Bond to Dotsero. The more than 40-mile project includes removing and installing more than 47,000 ties and renewing the surfaces at 20 road crossings. Cr ...
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