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Harsco Rail has won two orders worth nearly $25 million to supply track maintenance and measuring equipment for use on the Haramain high-speed line in Saudi Arabia and the Transnet network in South Africa.

Transit agencies around the United States are taking part in the first U.S. Rail Safety Week to support the efforts of Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), and promote safe behavior around rail property.

Following completion of recent track improvement projects, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad will begin schedule changes to certain Harlem Line and Hudson Line trains on October 8. All new fall schedule adjustments are three minutes or less in effort to improve on-t ...

Trimble introduced a new addition to its track survey and scanning rail portfolio—the Trimble GEDO IMS System.

Amtrak's $22-million project to restore and improve historic Chicago Union Station's Great Hall is under way. The year-long project will result in a public space painted in its original colors, and made brighter by a restored and protected skylight with improved lighting.

Track projects this summer in northern Idaho are expanding capacity on a busy segment of BNSF's Northern Corridor, and upgrading conditions on Union Pacific's (UP) route to the Canadian border.

Amtrak and Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI) kicked off Rail Safety Week this morning with the assembly of its Operation Clear the Track.

Chaney Enterprises is utilizing its recently completed railway to offer limestone to its customers. The railway is located at the company's plant in Waldorf, Md.

America's Central Port District (ACP), located in Granite City and Madison, Ill., has been awarded a $700,000 grant for rail and roadway improvements.

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), is spearheading the inaugural Rail Safety Week (RSW) in the U.S. Sept. 24-30. Class 1s are supporting the focus on rail safety with their own efforts throughout the week.

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