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The Alaska Railroad Corporation Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the position of president & chief executive officer of the Alaska Railroad. The president & CEO position is responsible for the day-to-day management of the affairs and ...

Eleven rail projects will restore or expand rail service and enhance safety in 10 counties with a $12.9-million state investment from PennDOT's Rail Freight Capital Budget/Transportation Assistance Program, Governor Edward G. Rendell said.

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Société de transport de Montréal must temporarily close the south entrance to Du Collège métro station so that major renovation work may be carried out from May 25 to next August 16.

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L.B. Foster Company and Portec Rail Products, Inc., said that both companies have entered into a timing agreement with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice pursuant to which L.B. Foster and Portec Rail have agreed, subject to certain conditions, that they will not consummate L.B. Foster's acquisition of Portec Rail before July 16, 2010, without the Antitrust Division's consent.

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The new bnsf.com will be officially unveiled on Monday, May 17. The new design is the result of months of work and lays the foundation for continued improvement. Content, photos and graphics on the existing site have been reviewed and updated. New features, such as a virtual train tour, were added. An updated "Communities" section offers information about BNSF's role as a good neighbor and as a steward in protecting the environment.

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Stretching nearly four miles from east to west, the rail hub near North Baltimore will be largest CSX Transportation site for the shuffling of rail containers, the Sun Sentinel reports. Wood and Henry County officials took a tour of the sprawling site sitting on 500 acres running on the north side of Ohio 18, just outside North Baltimore.

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A $250-million Amtrak project to revive passenger service on Florida's historic east coast rail line is building steam, along with hopes it can revitalize station destinations such as Daytona Beach, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The project could re-establish passenger trains on the 350-mile route between Jacksonville and Miami, originally forged by Henry Flagler in the 1890s but discontinued in 1968 as the interstate highway system became the prominent transportation mode.

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Los Angeles Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes May 14-16 due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Special Metro Bus service will parallel the train route during the construction work.

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The Board of Trustees of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority meets at 9 a.m. on May 18, at RTA's main office.

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On May 13, Florida Governor Charlie Crist marked the Federal Railroad Administration's decision to approve Florida's high-speed rail. The FRA, for the first time in the country's history, issued a final Record of Decision for a major high-speed rail project, the Orlando-Tampa segment of Florida's high-speed rail program.


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