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Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam joined state and local dignitaries and business and community leaders at the groundbreaking for the new Memphis Regional Intermodal Facility in Rossville, Tenn. The $105 million facility is part of the multi-state $2.5 billion Cresc ...
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s subsidiary, Western Labrador Rail Services, has entered into a long-term rail services agreement with Labrador Iron Mines Limited, a subsidiary of Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited. Under the terms of the Agreement, WLRS will operate LIM's newly constructed six-ki ...
A high-speed rail system serving all major metropolitan areas within 350-450 miles of Chicago could result in significant ridership, economic development and job creation, according to a study done by the Midwest High-Speed Rail Association, with Siemens, who sponsored the study and research par ...
The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded the California Department of Transportation $100 million to purchase new equipment on Amtrak California trains that service the San Joaquin and Pacific Surfliner rail corridors. "California has seen a 60 percent increase in ridership ...
Union Pacific will continue improving Wyoming and Missouri's transportation infrastructure with a nearly $33 million investment to enhance rail lines that run from near Medicine Bow to Walcott in Wyoming and St. Louis to near Morrison in Missouri. The more than 32-mile project in Wyomi ...
The North Carolina Board of Transportation has awarded nearly $2 million in state funds to nine small freight railroads through the Short Line Infrastructure Assistance Program. The grants will be used to help with track and bridge maintenance and other improvements. "These grants ...
Norfolk Southern Corporation has earned the TRANSCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) National Achievement Award for 2010. This is the 11th time, and the ninth consecutive year, that Norfolk Southern has earned the award that recognizes extraordinary achievement in su ...
In a white paper published today, "Rail Supply Innovation and Buy America Requirements," the Railway Supply Institute, a trade association representing the rail supply industry, recommended three sweeping changes to current U.S. Buy-America provisions and funding for transit, high-spee ...
ARG Trans has been selected by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay as the preferred operator for the 133-mile Coos Bay rail line. The Port has begun negotiating a contract or lease agreement with ARG Trans to operate trains and maintain the rail line. The former Central Oregon an ...
HDR|iTRANS has been hired to provide transit planning, transportation planning and design services for Bramalea Gateway Hub in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The firm has been tasked with assessing existing conditions; identifying improvements to the station area and adjacent transportation network ...
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