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The Denver Regional Transportation District, the Colorado Department of Transportation and SEMA Construction broke ground on RTD's I-225 Light Rail Line extension. This kicks off construction on the first segment of the light-rail project from Nine Mile to Iliff.

A final agreement of $15.8 million for the West Detroit Connection Track project has been made. The project will eliminate congestion for Detroit-area Amtrak passengers by addressing a bottleneck that comes from serving both freight and passenger rail on the same tracks.

Momentum is building for improved Amtrak service to and from Michigan with a series of positive developments for intercity rail passengers. Amtrak Wolverine Service and Blue Water passengers can now expect the return to normal travel times from Kalamazoo to near Dearborn with the completi ...
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Long Island Rail Road will be replacing wood ties on the Ronkonkoma Branch between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma beginning May 14. The work will be completed in three phases to minimize customer impact. When completed by the end of the summer, the ...

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio approved construction authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission, authorizing Norfolk Southern to install flashing lights and gates at the Station Road/Township Road 120 (524-701M) grade crossing in West Chester Township, Butler County.

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen members unanimously approved a new contract agreement with the Eastern Idaho Railroad.

CSX Corporation and Norfolk Southern have both been named's Most Valuable Employers for Military.

The Moynihan Station Development Corporation Board and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey awarded a construction contract to to transform the historic Farley Post Office Building in Manhattan into Moynihan Station.

The Board of Directors of Metrolinx in Toronto, Canada, voted unanimously to proceed with the implementation of the Toronto Transit Plan as originally approved by Metrolinx on May 19, 2010, consisting of the following projects:

VIA Rail Canada service between Montreal, Matapédia and New-Carlisle, Quebec will resume with the departure of train 16 from Montreal on Sunday, May 13, (first westbound train to Montreal May 14th).

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