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The Canadian government has allocated CA$34.4 million (US$25.7 million) in funds toward the VIA Rail Toronto Maintenance Centre for infrastructure improvements.

 

CSX has promoted Michael Rutherford to vice president-industrial products, effective immediately.

 

Public transportation across the United States came out a winner of the Nov. 8 election as 33 of the 48 local and statewide public transit measures up for a vote were approved; a passage rate of 69 percent, based on unofficial results.

Herzog Railroad Services, Inc. (HRSI), has named James Hansen chief commercial officer, where he will report directly to HRSI President Rob Crawford.

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.

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