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Southwest Gulf Railroad Company (SGRR) began construction on The Medina Line, a nine-mile project first approved by the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in 2008.

Union Pacific provided a second quarter update on its progress regarding implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) and notes it has made strides toward its 2018 goal.

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.-3) joined representatives from Press-Seal Corporation and passenger rail advocacy groups to tour Press-Seal's Fort Wayne, Ind., facility.

Aspen Equipment has added a new service branch in Davenport, Iowa, as well as a technical staff to operate it.

Ohio became the first state to complete the process and obtain a Federal Transit Administration-certified (FTA) State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program.

Texas' Capital Metro board of directors approved a contract with Modern Railway Systems, Inc. to design, build and commission a positive train control (PTC) system.

The Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia, Canada, celebrated the completion of the two-year "Phase 2 North" expansion of DP World's Fairview Container Terminal with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Kansas City Southern (KCS) is entering a 50/50 joint venture investment with Bulkmatic Transport Company, which aims to facilitate and expand the exportation of liquid fuels from the United States to Mexico.

HNTB Corporation named Thomas J. Spearing III national transit program management/construction management (PM/CM) practice leader.

The Maryland Purple Line project was able to mark two milestones Monday as officials signed a Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and began construction activities.

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