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Kevin Clyne has joined RailComm as the director of transit sales. He is based in Northern New Jersey.

Koppers Inc. received a purchase order to supply treated crossties to Vale in South America. The estimated revenues from the order are $9-$11 million, and the order is expected to be completed during 2012.

Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National, said Canadian business and governments must take bold steps to develop world-class enterprises that will drive the nation's competitiveness in global markets.

Union Pacific will invest $200 million in three projects across South Louisiana to expand operations, creating 225 new direct jobs, retaining 1,100 employees and creating 1,500 construction jobs.

The Department of Transportation received 26 TIFIA (Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act) letters of interest exceeding $13 billion. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said that the overwhelming demand for TIFIA program loans has greatly exceeded the dollars available, u ...
As part of a four-day GE Works event with discussions centered around manufacturing, innovation and jobs, GE Transportation, Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) celebrated the operation of Amtrak trains at 110 mph on 97 miles of Amtrak-owned line between Kalamazoo, Mich., ...

U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari spoke to Midwest-based railroad manufacturers and suppliers at a Chicago rail forum about opportunities for their companies to participate in the growing industry of next-generation, American-made trains.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood recommended $2.2 billion in funding to begin or advance construction of 29 significant rail and bus rapid transit projects in 15 states. All the recommendations are part of the Federal Transit Administration's Annual Report on Funding Recommendations for F ...
Union Pacific is enhancing the California and Oregon transportation infrastructure by investing $6.5 million in its Kenton and Graham Lines in the Portland, Ore., metropolitan area and $10.6 million in the line that runs between Santa Barbara and Camarillo, Calif. The California project is in pro ...

The Providence and Worcester Railroad and the New England Central Railroad, part of the RailAmerica family, have established a new coordinated commercial and operating platform, the Great Eastern Route.

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