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The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) Executive Committee has promoted Urszula Soucie to chief operating officer and Sean Winkler to director of advocacy. The association says the changes are effectively immediately. ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors has awarded a $1.37 billion contract to the joint venture Tutor Perini/O & G to construct the second section of its Purple Line Extension Project. ...

Parks Canada and Canadian Pacific Railway have completed their Canada-CP Grizzly Bear Research Initiative and will now institute measures aimed at reducing railway related risks to grizzly bears.

Union Pacific achieved its best annual employee-safety rate in 2016, improving on the record set in 2015 and making 2016 the safest year in the Class 1's 154-year history.

The Foothill Gold Line light-rail extension from Glendora to Montclair will begin construction in October 2017 and take two years longer to complete according to a new schedule.

NioCorp Developments Ltd. is removing plans for a 4.3-mile rail spur and supporting infrastructure that would have been constructed as part of its planned Elk Creek Superalloy Project.

TranSystems Corp. has appointed David Maas, PE, as the new senior vice president of its freight rail and intermodal sector.

 

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) has approved a construction contract for McCourt Construction Company to build its new Blue Hill Avenue commuter rail station.

 

RailPros Field Services, Inc., a provider of railroad field and design support services, has hired David Fitzwater, PE, as its new senior project manager. 

 

25 January 2017

NS elevates six to VP

Norfolk Southern on Jan. 24 named six people to new Vice President positions and duties, and announced the retirement of two long-time executives.

 

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