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Brandt Road Rail Inc., which designs and manufactures railroad maintenance-of-way products, has officially launched Brandt Rail Services, a railroad services business located in Georgetown, Texas. Brandt Rail Services is being led by Steve Orrell, former president, CEO and Co-founder of ...
CSX will be investing $15 million for a 34-acre intermodal terminal to be constructed in Louisville, Ky. The terminal is slated to begin operations in early 2012. The new terminal will be built and operated by CSX Intermodal Terminals. When it opens, it will provide inbound and outboun ...
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the Arizona Eastern Railway from Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC, of Chicago, Ill., for $90.1 million. The acquisition is expected to be complete by the end of the third quarter of 2011. "The Arizona Eastern serves copper mi ...
The Missouri Department of Transportation, Union Pacific, Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration have signed a service agreement that will allow work to begin on Missouri's first rail infrastructure project funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The signing follows negotia ...
Union Pacific will invest $6.5 million to enhance the Western Nebraska rail line that runs from Broadwater, Neb., to near Northport, Neb. The more than 14-mile project includes removing and installing rail and renewing the surfaces at 14 road crossings.

 

WavionTM, a technology carrier of grade Wi-Fi solutions, will deploy it's Beamforming-based Wi-Fi base-stations for high-speed internet access at Ferrovalle shipping containers train yard in Mexico City, Mexico.

The Federal Railroad Administration has made high-speed rail grants available for Iowa and Nevada to develop statewide rail plans as part of a national effort to develop an integrated passenger rail network. The Iowa Department of Transportation received $400,000 to develop a freight a ...
An agreement signed by the Washington State Department of Transportation and BNSF clears the way for work to begin on rail upgrades that will improve Amtrak Cascades service between Seattle and Portland. The state can begin initial work this fall using some of the $781 million in feder ...
The Sound Transit Board selected a route and stations for building the Seattle area East Link light-rail extension to serve the communities of East King County, culminating five years of study and community involvement. "Getting light-rail across Lake Washington will enable future ...
The Utah Transit Authority will introduce the Mid-Jordan and West Valley TRAX lines to Salt Lake County during opening ceremonies Aug. 2. The public is invited to ride the trains Aug. 2, but both lines don't officially open until Aug. 7. The Mid-Jordan TRAX line will run down the exist ...
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