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ODVA will form a new special interest group to evolve ODVA technologies for rail transport. Aimed at enhancing ODVA's specifications with services and device profiles to meet the needs of rail transport, the resulting standards are expected to provide a comprehensive solution for rail transport, ...
Savage Companies has made plans to construct, own and operate a large multi-user rail terminal in Trenton, N.D. The terminal, to be known as Trenton Railport, will be served by BNSF, and will be designed to bring large-scale rail service to the Bakken Formation with oil-field related materials su ...
The Laramie Economic Development Corp. is currently on track for developing its proposed South Laramie Trans-Modal rail site project this spring, reports the Wyoming Business Report. The project will allow Laramie and Al ...
The Alaska Railroad Corporation has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reject the Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to impede a permit for construction of a bridge over the Tanana River near Salcha, Ak. The Alaska Railroad has requested the Corps of Engineers grant the permits unde ...
More than 100 California public and private sector transportation leaders voiced strong support for implementing high-speed rail in California in a report from the Center for Urban Infrastructure at Brandman University. The report said that in addition to the advantages of job creation and reduct ...
Employees of railroads in Alabama and Florida have chosen the United Transportation Union as their bargaining representative, the UTU reports.On South Florida Tri-Rail, a commuter railroad where the UTU already represents both sides of the cab, employees of the operations center have chose ...
Axion International, producer of recycled composite plastic railroad ties, has been commissioned to provide its patented Recycled Structural Composite to be used in the construction of another bridge at the U.S. Army's Camp Mackall installation at Fort Bragg, N.C. The bridge is the third to be bu ...
The Metro Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority named Richard Sarles as Metro's new chief executive officer and general manager.In a statement WMATA said the Board "will have more to say on this matter at its meeting on Jan. 27, at which time a vote ...

 

CN has reached tentative contract agreements with the Canadian Auto Workers union. With settlements, the CAW has dropped plans to strike the railway beginning Jan. 25, 2011.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the RSC Budget and Spending Task Force and Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), Chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, unveiled the Spending Reduction Act, to address the rapidly growing na ...
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