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Watco Tranportation Services named Greg Baker assistant gen¬eral manager of the Stillwater Central Railroad. Baker will be assisting in overseeing the day-to-day operations on the SLWC. He will help coordinate efforts between all railroad departments to achieve performance goals with optimum ...
Construction activity associated with a major project to replace 22 bridges along Chicago's Metra Union Pacific North line and rebuild the Ravenswood Station will begin in the next two weeks. The work is not expected to impact rush-hour commuters on the line and because tw ...
The Amtrak vision to bring 220 mph next generation high-speed rail to the Northeast Corridor is taking another step forward with the selection of KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, in association with Steer Davies Gleave to assist in developing the business and financial plan for the pr ...
BNSF has faced many weather challenges since late last year. From record snowfall in the northern part of its network last winter to record runoff from the Missouri and Souris rivers causing extraordinary flooding, BNSF has experienced natural disasters that have affected its facilities, track, ...
Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chairman James Simpson joined NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein and Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher on August 24, to mark the completion of major improvements to Somerville Station, including high-level platforms that provide accessib ...
Eco-Energy Holdings, Inc., is developing an ethanol unit train and storage facility in conjunction with its partner J.T. Russell & Sons, Inc., at its current ethanol distribution facility located in Denton, N.C. Eco-Energy has been distributing ethanol through Denton, N.C. since ble ...
Construction will begin on the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program grade-separation project, on Chicago's South Side. The total $146 million project located at 130th Street, Torrence Avenue and the Norfolk Southern, is a cornerstone of the CREATE program. The const ...
Chicago's Regional Transportation Authority filed a suit Aug. 23 in the Circuit Court of Cook County to recoup more than $100 million of revenue lost to tax avoidance scams operating in the municipalities of Kankakee and Channahon. The lawsuit arises from the utilization of tax sharing agreement ...
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners in Florida unanimously approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the Florida East Coast Railway to construct and operate an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility on 42.5 acres of land at Port Everglades. The ICTF in the Southport area ...
San Francisco's North Bay Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit Board of Directors unanimously agreed to make interim Executive Director Farhad Mansourian the new SMART general manager. "After an extensive search of the most qualified applicants in the country, the SMART Board of Directo ...
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