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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 ...
Canadian National's construction of its new Calgary Logistics Park, an investment of approximately $206 million (C$200 million), will start this summer with targeted completion by the end of 2012. "CN is eager to break ground for the new logistics park, which will provide seamless ...
BNSF Railway and Yellowstone Valley Railroad will amend their lease agreement this fall on the rail route between Snowden and Glendive, Mont. BNSF will provide service for unit trains and YSVR will provide service for all other traffic along the line between Snowden and Crane. BNSF wil ...
Florida's Broward County Board of County Commissioners has unanimously approved action authorizing the Port Everglades Department staff to negotiate a Memorandum of Understanding with the Florida East Coast Railway company leading to the development of an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility o ...
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