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The Denver Regional Transportation District Board of Directors approved the budget for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.'s continued services as the FasTracks' Program Support Services Consultant for 2011. Jacobs has been the Program Support Consultant (PSC) to RTD on the multibillion dollar program ...
Union Pacific will continue improving Kansas' transportation infrastructure with a nearly $19 million investment to enhance the rail line that runs from Groveland, Kan., to ten miles southwest of Hutchinson, Kan. The nearly 33-mile project includes removing and installing new rail, renewing the surf ...

Wabtec Corporation has signed a $27 million contract with Parsons to provide equipment and services for the implementation of Positive Train Control at Metrolink in California. Parsons was awarded a contract in 2010 to manage and implement PTC across Metrolink's 512-mile system.

Below is a statement from Norfolk Southern on Graniteville ruling: On March 18, 2011, Norfolk Southern received an unfavorable ruling from an arbitration panel regarding an insurance claim arising out of the Jan. 6, 2005, derailment in Graniteville, S.C. As a result, during th ...
Axion International, producer of industrial building products and railroad ties made from 100 percent recycled plastic, has been awarded a new patent that will expand Axion's intellectual property portfolio and protect the company as it begins to sell a unique flame-retardant coating for use in ...
Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials have dedicated two tunnel boring machines that are a part of the East Side Access project. The machines will create four tunnels under Sunnyside Yard in Queens, connecting the tracks of the Long Island Rail Road main line with the tunnel under the ...
The Government of Canada recently responded to the Rail Freight Service Review, which was launched in 2008 to address ongoing issues with rail freight service, raised by users of the rail supply chain. "Our government is focused on the economy. By launching the Rail Freight Service ...
Canadian National has serious concerns about the final report of the Rail Freight Service Review panel that was issued and is disappointed with the Government's response. While CN is pleased that, in releasing the report, the Government recognized the importance of a supply chain appro ...
Canadian Pacific commended Canada's government for recognizing that commercial principles are the key to improving the overall performance of Canada's world-class supply chain, but cautioned that additional regulation for relationships outside of commercial agreements is completely unwarranted. ...
The Indiana Rail Road Company will invest more than $21 million on major upgrades to its route infrastructure in 2011, an appropriate way to celebrate its 25th anniversary while benefiting southwest Indiana communities and businesses. In 2010, INRD eclipsed the $100-million mark in tot ...
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