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Canadian Pacific Railway will make an investment of $100 million in North Dakota between 2010 to 2012. The investment plan will expand network capacity and enhance rail service in order to meet increased traffic demands. "North Dakota is a source of growth for CP and the Midwest's ...
Union Pacific's new Plant-to-Port transportation and transload program provides customer product transfer from covered hopper unit trains directly to marine containers at the railroad's Yermo, Calif., facility. The program includes double-stack intermodal train service on dock to the ports of L ...

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority rail yard for the Red and Purple Line subway is the first major rail maintenance facility in the nation to earn international recognition for its environmental management system.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit rail customers on the Red Line North/Orange Line will have more frequent trains during the morning and afternoon rush hours starting April 11 when more trains depart every 7.5 minutes instead of every 15 minutes. 

 The adjustment to Red and Orange ...
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association has announced the availability of seven undergraduate scholarships for tuition assistance. This year REMSA is offering a total of $20,000 in scholarships. Two $5,000 President's Scholarships and five individual scholarships at $2,000 will ...
Kansas City Southern promoted Jeff Songer from general director to assistant vice president planning and administration for the engineering department. Songer reports to KCS senior vice president and chief engineer John Jacobsen. "Jeff has demonstrated superior leadership," ...
As part of the initial planning toward the development of a new rail intermodal facility in Maryland, the Maryland Department of Transportation, with CSX Transportation, Inc., and its affiliates, will conduct public workshops in central Maryland beginning next month. The workshops will provide t ...
The Washington Metropolitain Area Transit Authority's Board of Directors approved the selection of a development team led by Forest City Enterprises and Urban Atlantic Development to create a signature transit oriented development project around the New Carrollton Metrorail station in Prince Geo ...
The Federal Railroad Administration's ban on the use of cellphones and other electronic devices -- personal and carrier-issued -- becomes permanent Monday, March 28. The ban applies to all on-duty train crew members. Here are highlights of the permanent ban: * The ban pro ...
Canadian government officials reviewed plans for the Atlantic Gateway and Trade Corridor Strategy, a modern, competitive and integrated air, rail, marine and road transportation network that provides a quick, reliable and secure transportation network between North American markets and markets i ...
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