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British Columbia's CA$1.43-billion (US$1.06 billion) Evergreen Line rapid transit extension is set to begin service in less than a month.

 

08 November 2016

In memoriam: Bob Grandy

Robert “Bob” Grandy, retired president of Unity Railway Supply Co., Inc., died Oct. 18, 2016, at age 82. 

 

Canadian Pacific (CP) launched a website Nov. 8 that makes available the facts relating to work, rest and time off for Canadian-based employees.

 

Patriot Rail Services Company LLC (Patriot Rail), a U.S.-based rail services provider, has announced a rail infrastructure investment in its California-based subsidiary, Sacramento Valley Railroad (SAV), which serves McClellan Business Park.  ...

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Rail Division has allotted an additional $10 million toward the Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program for fiscal year 2017.

Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) have completed construction for the season for Wolverine Service trains, with more work scheduled in the New Year.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has announced $30 million in safety improvements to 27 intersections along its Blue Line.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and TWU Local 234 announced a tentative five-year contract Nov. 7, ending a six-day strike and bringing 4,700-plus employees back to work.

 

America’s Central Port District (ACP), located in Granite City and Madison, Ill., expects to complete the construction of 4.25 miles of new track throughout its business and industrial campus by the end of 2016.

 

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) announced last week its completed acquisition of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) for approximately $126 million, or $25.00 per share.

 

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