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BNSF is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality to construct a new railroad bridge and off-line single-track crossing over the Missouri River near Plattsmouth, Neb., and Pacific Junction, Iowa. This cro ...
TriMet saw more than 100 million rides in Fiscal Year 2011, topping this number for the second time in its history; FY2009 was the first. MAX trips were up 7.5 percent or 41,200,200 since FY2010 and WES trips were up 21.2 percent or 370,800. For June 2011, TriMet monthly rider ...
The Twin Cities & Western Railroad marks its 20th anniversary on July 26. TC&W is one of more than 500 smaller railroads operating in the United States. Since beginning operations in 1991, the 229-mile railroad reports employment has more than doubled from 30 to 68 and its frei ...
Buses will replace train service on Long Island Rail Road's Montauk Branch for 48 hours beginning Aug. 2 through Aug. 4 so the company can replace the damaged railroad bridge that spans Hill Station Road in Southampton. The Hill Station Road bridge suffered serious structural damage wh ...
RailComm has been chosen to provide its Track Warrant Control System for Chile's Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE), the state railroad company. RailComm's Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) train control system will be used for dispatching and train management. The DOC ...
An AECOM Technology Corporation-led consortium was awarded a contract by the New South Wales government to plan and design the North West Rail Link in Sydney, Australia. The project includes six new stations and regular rail services over a 14-mile addition to the CityRail network from ...
Union Pacific has chosen Spectrum Infrared's SPECTRUM RRSH track switch heating systems to be installed this summer at two locations within New Mexico. The design of the SPECTRUM RRSH provides a fully integrated control system, eliminating the need for way-side control panels. ...
Amtrak Cascades route reached significant ridership growth in the second quarter of 2011, carrying nearly three quarters of a million people and breaking its record reached in 2010. Ridership for April, May and June recorded the highest second quarter totals since 1994, with 231,194 pa ...
The public review and comment period for the supplemental environmental assessment/recirculated sections of the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Regional Connector Transit Corridor project begins July 22. For this review p ...
Revenue from the General Excise and Use Tax (GET) surcharge targeted for Honolulu's rail transit project has come in higher than what was projected in the endeavor's most recent financial plan. The GET revenue for the final quarter of fiscal year 2011 came in at $49.8 million, totaling ...
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