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RailAmerica has been using RailComm's Domain Operations Controller train control system to dispatch multiple subdivisions for their railroads since 2002. The DOC System at Rail America's American Rail Dispatch Center will soon be able to be accessed through a web-enabled software-as-a-service (S ...
01 July 2011

Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott has authorized the Department of Transportation on behalf of the State of Florida to sign the pending Full Funding Grant Agreement for the SunRail project in Central Florida.

Transit providers will be able to compete for a share of $101.4 million in federal funding by proposing innovative projects that create green jobs, promote the use of clean fuels and cut the nation's dependence on oil. "This money supports President Obama's plan to improve the env ...
The Federal Transit Administration and City of Detroit have co-signed a final environmental impact statement for Detroit's Woodward Light Rail project. Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said the signing of the FEIS is the latest step in a process that will result in the entering of a final Recor ...
RMI has appointed new executive positions to its senior staff with the addition of Paul Pascutti, vice president of sales and the promotion of Kirk Knauff to senior vice president of corporate marketing and services. "Both Kirk and Paul have demonstrated a consistent level of stra ...
Wabtec Corp. has acquired a transit aftermarket parts business from GE Transportation. The business, which has approximately $15 million in annual sales, provides parts for propulsion and control systems for the passenger transit car aftermarket in North America. Wabtec expects the transaction t ...
U.S. Development Group LLC, a Houston-based developer of unit train logistics and terminal facilities, is expanding its St. James Rail Terminal, a crude oil and condensate handling and distribution hub in the Gulf Coast region of Louisiana. It is expected to be completed by Q4 2011. Th ...
Amtrak has received a $562.9 million Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing loan to fund the company's purchase of 70 new generation energy-efficient electric locomotives as part of its plan to modernize and expand its fleet equipment. "As a result of the RRIF loan anno ...
BNSF Railway's Command Center is managing responses to flood impacts, which have put subdivisions out of service in North Dakota, Montana, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa as well as the Atchison branch in St. Joseph, Mo. BNSF is making an effort to continue operating on key mainline routes. ...
For the third consecutive year, Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology named Union Pacific a Best Diversity Company. The magazine chose UP based upon its support of women and minorities, efforts to support work/life balance and supplier diversity commitment based on ...
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