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Network Rail has awarded the £28 million (US$44.6 million) signaling contract for the Reading Western Mainlines program in Great Britain to Invensys Rail. The scope of the overall program covers the remodeling of the Reading Station Area from Sonning to Pangbourne, a new train car ...
CSX, NJ Transit and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority service on the East Coast has been affected by the severe autumn snowstorm over the weekend. CSX freight service operating in Massachusetts and other areas of the Northeast has been slowed significantly. Customers with traf ...
Operations center employees of South Florida Tri-Rail, who are represented by the United Transportation Union, have their first collective bargaining agreement in place. It provides for a signing bonus; an immediate wage increase, plus additional wage increases in 2012 and 2013; a 40-hour weekly ...
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officially celebrated the completion of a renovation project at its Croydon Regional Rail station with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Federal Transit Administration Administrator Peter Rogoff, SEPTA Board Chairman Pasquale Deon, Sr., General Manager ...
Denver, Colorado's Regional Transportation District opened the new Auraria West Station, directly across from the site of the former station, on October 31. The station was moved so that it could be expanded to accommodate four-car trains and additional light rail coming into Denver Union Station. T ...
RailComm has been ranked second in the Rochester Top 100 list. RailComm was recognized based on its dollar and percentage growth. The Rochester Top 100, now in its 25th year, ranks privately held companies based on their three most recent years of revenue growth. Companies must have at ...
Seattle, Wash.'s Sound Transit Board endorsed a landmark agreement with the city of Bellevue, Wash., to enable the East Link light rail project to serve downtown Bellevue via a tunnel. The board authorized Sound Transit CEO Joni Earl to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Bellev ...
A track modernization project that Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Long Island Rail Road was unable to complete in August because of Hurricane Irene is scheduled to resume this coming weekend, October 29-30, and continue on the following weekend, November 5-6. The work taking place on th ...

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors, which oversees all surface transportation in the city, including the Municipal Railway (Muni), held a ceremony to rename Muni's Geneva Yard for SFMTA board member and transit advocate Cameron Beach.

A House transportation funding proposal would dismantle Amtrak service and stunt high-speed rail growth in spite of record ridership numbers, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) said during a news conference at the Gateway Multimodal Transportation Center in St. Louis, Mo. "St. Louis ...
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