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The Chicago Transit Authority's President Forrest Claypool exposed millions in waste at CTA supply warehouses, while unveiling a host of improvements to the agency's system for managing parts and materials; each designed to reduce costs, increase oversight and improve operations.

Unitrac Railroad Materials, Inc., received a three year contract to supply special trackwork to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The amount of manufactured trackwork that will be provided by Unitrac under this contract is valued at approximately $8 million over the next three y ...

CSX has expanded its Domain Operations Controller system located at Boyles Yard in Birmingham, Ala.

21 February 2012

Del Cueto addresses KCS

On February 15, KCS de Mexico director ejecutivo de operaciones Oscar Del Cueto and gerente de desarrollo de negocios internacionales Marco Cervantes attended BNamericas Mexico Infrastructure Summit in Mexico City.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit wrapped up its second FASTRACK line segment closure successfully completing an ambitious schedule of work on the Seventh Avenue Line from 34 th Street-Penn Station to Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. NYCT said it remains clear that the FASTR ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood helped kick off construction of a new 3.9-mile streetcar line that will spur Cincinnati's efforts to revitalize its downtown core by improving access to major employers, the developing riverfront and many area attractions. LaHood was joined at the event by ...
The first train in more than 20 years operated on the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Piedmont & Northern Railroad corridor February 20, from Gastonia to Mount Holly, N.C. The train was operated by Patriot Rail, a freight shortline and regional railroad company based in Boca Rat ...

CN plans to invest C$1.75 billion (US$1.46 billion) in 2012 to maintain and upgrade its railway network, support growth and productivity initiatives and continue to provide customers with a high level of service.

Norfolk Southern Corporation earned the top ranking among railroads in the S&P 500 Clean Capitalism Ranking published by Corporate Knights, a media, research and financial products company that focuses on clean capitalism.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) recently launched the U.S. DOT Research Hub website, a searchable database of the latest agency-sponsored research, development and technology projects.

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