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According to the United Transportation Union, brakemen, conductors and engineers on Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railway (CSS), all represented by the UTU, have ratified a new five-year agreement by a four-to-one margin. The contract, retroactive to January 1, 2011, provides for ...
Union Pacific received Eastman Chemical Company's Supplier Excellence Award for overall company performance, the highest level of all awards presented in the Eastman Supplier Excellence Program. UP earned this award for the second consecutive year and remains the only railroad to be so honored. ...
Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway are taking great strides in safety precautions during Rail Safety Week from May 2 to May 8, 2011. With trespassing incidents and fatalities on the rise in the United States, CN is launching a public awareness campaign that stresses the dea ...
Federal Transit Administration has awarded a $3.98-million federal grant to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority for the renovation of the Wayne Junction Intermodal Facility. "With gas prices reaching above four dollars-per-gallon in some areas, President Obama is ...
The Sacramento downtown rail line relocation project is now underway. Moving the rail lines is the first phase of a long-term project that includes the construction of the intermodal station, which will connect downtown to Amtrak and Capitol Corridor trains, RT light rail and buses. Congresswom ...
The second meeting of the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety, held on April 27 and 28, focused on the best models for state safety oversight partnerships and effective safety planning by local transit agencies. "Safety is our highest priority and we are committed to keepin ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors adopted the Arbor Vitae/Bellanca location in Los Angeles as the Locally Preferred Alternative maintenance facility site for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor. The Arbor/Vitae/Bellanca is a 17.6-acre site lo ...
Washington Metropolitain Area Transit Authority has adjusted next fiscal year's budget to reflect an improvement of $6 million, based on nine months of actual spending data, job growth forecasts and rising gas prices, which support conservative ridership growth projections. 

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The Metropolitain Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Board has released a proposed Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget of $413.76 million, a Capital Budget totaling $185.5 million and $143.7 million in debt service. The proposal, which will be presented at a series of public hearings on May ...
Norfolk Southern is supporting relief efforts in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, three of the states hardest hit by severe storms the week of April 25. "The thoughts and prayers of everyone at NS are with our employees, neighbors and business partners who have been affected by ...
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