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G4S Technology LLC, a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and electronic security systems, has been selected by Metrolink to install and integrate an updated, enhanced communications network, electronic equipment and microwave towers to support train cont ...
The Waterloo Regional Council of Ontario discussed and approved a light rail transit plan to be built between Conestoga Mall in the city of Waterloo to the Ainslie Street Terminal in the city of Cambridge. The regional council approved implementation of option L3 as Stage 1 of the LRT system, wh ...
A dramatic new direction that focuses on bringing competition to high-speed and intercity passenger rail service across the country was presented during a national briefing by committee leaders. The plan incorporates competitive bidding and private sector involvement to bring high-speed rail to ...
Amtrak President and CEO Joseph Boardman issued the following statement today regarding proposed legislation by House Transportation Committee Chairman John Mica and House Railroad Subcommittee Chairman Bill Shuster on privatizing the Northeast Corridor and the Amtrak national network. ...
Canadian National ha reached today a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of the assets of IC RailMarine Terminal Company to Raven Energy, LLC, an affiliate of Foresight Energy, LLC, and the Cline Group for US$73 million. CN expects the transaction to close in approximately 4 ...
Amtrak is expanding its comprehensive rail security efforts to provide increased right-of-way protection to detect and deter terrorists seeking to derail passenger trains, testified Amtrak Chief of Police John O'Connor today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportatio ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff encouraged Americans to leave their cars at home and try transit on national ‘Dump the Pump' Day, Thursday, June 16. June 16 marks the American Public Transportation Association's sixth annual ...
The Regional Transportation District in Denver Colo., received reassurance that it will be receiving funding grants for the RTD FasTracks program as originally proposed in the fiscal year 2011 federal budget. The grants, which are made at the Federal Transit Administration's discretion, are from ...
The Rail Labor Bargaining Coalition has asked to be released from federal mediation. The RLBC is comprised of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (both divisions of the Teamster Rail Conference), the Brotherhood of Railroa ...
Following L.B. Foster's acquisition of Portec Rail Products, Inc. in mid December, 2010, the company has formed "a new business team focused on enhancing its global leadership position in wheel/rail interface solutions," L.B. Foster said today. The new organization is named L.B. Foster ...
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