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Kansas City Southern celebrated the 14th anniversary since the concession to operate the railroad in Mexico on June 24. The First Lady of Mexico, Margarita Zavala, sent a video of congratulations to KCS and acknowledged its importance to the Mexico economy. In other news, KCS ...
Houston Metro's Southeast Line will be the first planned line extension to have rail installed. The track for this section of the new alignment will be welded from 80-foot sections into continuous 480-foot strings and embedded in reinforced concrete, which will serve as a foundation for the enti ...
RMI has released RailDOCS Hours of Service, a new web-based software product to help railroads manage employee hours and comply with federal and railroad requirements. RailDOCS Hours of Service allows for quick recording of employee work hours and provides real-time visibility on emplo ...
After nearly a decade of planning and community outreach, project partners celebrated the start of construction on the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge in Oregon on June 30. The bridge is the first to be built over the Willamette River in more than 40 years. It is also the first of ...
Starting July 7, Utah Transit Authority TRAX passengers will be able to ride the brand new S70 light rail vehicles in regular service. The new TRAX vehicles will enter limited service on direct trains that operate from Fashion Place Station in Murray to the University of Utah Medical C ...
Public and private sector representatives have unveiled New York's second ultra-low emission GenSet locomotive. Jointly funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and CSX, the locomotive will be used at Selkirk Yard, significantly reducing nitrous oxide, particulate matter and carbon dio ...
At its Board of Directors meeting, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency awarded the Central Subway tunneling contract, the largest construction package for the project, to Barnard Impregilo Healy, the lowest bidder in the amount of $233,584,015. Last week, the United State ...
CSX Corporation has appointed three veteran leaders of the company to new positions. Dean Piacente, currently vice president of chemicals and fertilizer, has been named vice president of finance. In this role he will be directly responsible for the overall financial management of the c ...
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.

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