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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.

 

The SMART (Internation Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation workers) Transportation Division’s (TD) Missouri State Legislative Board released the results of a survey Nov. 2 revealing Missouri residents strongly support the addition of transportation options and more stringen ...

Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced a new strategy Nov. 3 aimed at improving the nation’s transportation system.

The New York & Atlantic Railway Company (NYA) announced multiple of upper-level promotions this week, including the promotion of current vice president James P. Bonner to president, effective Nov. 4, 2016.

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) announced Nov. 2 the launch of a three-month smartphone application pilot program that will allow North Carolina riders to plan their commutes and track trains in real time.

Metrom Rail, a developer of rail safety technology, released a new, modular PTC offering Nov. 2 that the company says can be implemented without significantly affecting train throughput.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) awarded the 2016 Professional Environmental Excellence Award, described as the highest honor for environmental professionals in the railroad industry, to Russ McDaniel of Norfolk Southern (NS) today. 

HNTB Corporation (HNTB) has hired Michael Steffen as its new senior systems project manager, specializing in positive train control.

The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) has announced it will invest about $14.3 million in construction on its New Orleans Subdivision before the calendar year ends. 

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