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CSX, Amtrak New York State Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration reached an agreement that allows $91.2 million to be released for double tracking between Albany to Schenectady, NY and $58.1 million for the Empire Corridor.

BNSF Railway's proposed Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) reached an important milestone on Friday with the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for public review and comment. The $500-million SCIG project is designed to be the greenest intermodal facility in th ...
25 September 2011

New York

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority completed tunneling for the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway when a tunnel boring machine (TBM) reached the Lexington Avenue-63rd Street station, breaking into the existing tunnel. The completion of tunneling marks a major milestone in th ...
Wisconsin doled out 10 state awards totaling $17,452,415, which will be used to construct freight rail-related facilities and preserve and upgrade rail infrastructure as part of an overall effort to support job growth and Wisconsin's economy. "Wisconsin's freight rail system plays ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors certified the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Final Environmental Impact Report for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project. The 8.5-mile light rail project now advances into the construction phase, which coul ...
The American Public Transportation Association announced the election of its 2011-2012 Executive Committee and Board of Directors as voted by APTA members through the association's first virtual annual business meeting and election of officers. The Executive Committee will be led by Ch ...
BNSF's Belen Yard in New Mexico will be adding RailComm's Blue Flag Indicator System to their facility. The RailComm BFI System will allow a user to apply blue flag protection to the fueling tracks through the use of strategically located field control panels. These panels will be outfitted with ...
The Federal Railroad Administration awarded $82.7 million to improve high-speed and intercity passenger rail in Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut and Vermont. The dollars will provide needed upgrades to the Northeast Corridor, Connecticut's New Haven - Springfield line, Maine's Downeaster route and t ...
The Federal Railroad Administration awarded $31.1 million for the state of Washington to improve intercity passenger and freight rail service on the Cascades line. "The investments we're making in the Cascades line will improve reliability and service for passengers while putting ...
Nearly four weeks ago, Hurricane Irene swept across RailAmerica-operated New England Central Railraod, which stretches from the Canadian border near St. Albans, Vt., to New London, Conn. Railroad crews discovered the extent of damage on August 30 and quickly restored service to NECR's north end bet ...
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