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Omni Products, Inc., supplier of grade crossing systems to the United States rail industry and Jensen Precast, provider of precast concrete products, have formed an agreement to expand manufacturing and distribution of OMNI Products' grade crossing systems into the Western United States.

The Federal Railroad Administration awarded more than $186 million to the Illinois Department of Transportation for a high-speed rail project that will reduce travel times and put Americans back to work this spring.

Newmont Mining Corporation named Union Pacific its North American Supplier of the Year, recognizing the railroad for its innovative, safe and reliable transportation solutions.

The Federal Transit Administration issued a Record of Decision on December 30, for the Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority Crenshaw/LAX light-rail project based on LACMTA's Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. ...

On Monday January 9, a pilot program introducing "quiet cars" on the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Metro-North New Haven Line begins on select rush-hour trains.

Amsted RPS, a division of Amsted Rail, will expand its product portfolio to include urban railway infrastructure products from edilon)(sedra.

ENSCO, Inc., has initiated the corporate restructuring of several of its key businesses and international activities. This restructuring will allow these businesses to increase their concentration within their distinct market areas and better manage corporate liability.

The Federal Railroad Administration released proposed improvements to existing Passenger Train Emergency Systems regulations that could further protect occupants of passenger trains during emergencies.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation released fare increase and service reduction proposals for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, aimed at closing a projected $161 million budget gap for Fiscal Year 2013.

04 January 2012

GE acquires RMI

GE Transportation completed its acquisition of software provider RMI from The Carlyle Group. The acquisition significantly expands GE Transportation's Software and Optimization Solutions business to serve railroad customers worldwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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