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NYCT plans rail bridge and trackwork
New York City Transit will advance rehabilitation of a bridge and perform another round of FASTRACK improvements in the coming weeks.
CN to build five sidings on B.C. North Line
Canadian National plans to construct five extended sidings on its B.C. North Line in 2012 as part of a multi-year capital program to expand freight train capacity to handle growing…
Houston Metro celebrates six-mile mark on LRT extension
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston, Texas, has completed six miles on the light-rail transit extension. Six miles equals about 64,000 linear feet of track in the ground, leaving…
VIA Rail unveils plan to continue modernization
VIA Rail Canada, as part of its ongoing modernization, is taking action to better meet customer demand. VIA Rail is introducing significant improvements to its operations, including tracks, stations and…
UP performing more than $22 million in Nebraska infrastructure improvements
Union Pacific is enhancing Nebraska's transportation infrastructure by investing more than $22 million in the rail line that runs between O'Fallons, Neb., and the Wyoming border. The project is in…
TIGER IV funding light on rail
No official word from the U.S. Department of Transportation has been released regarding awards of the fourth round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, but news from various congressional…
Boatright plans crosstie plant in Chilton County, Alabama
Boatright Companies is building a crosstie plant in Chilton County, Ala., a $55 million investment with plans to have 100 workers by the end of next year. The new 400,000-square-foot…
Denver RTD receives two sound proposals for I-225 rail project
The Denver Regional Transportation District received two competitive proposals for the I-225 Light Rail Project.
Maintenance-of-Way Challenges: Automated tie inspection
Automated crosstie evaluation systems work toward removing subjectivity and improving accuracy of crosstie inspections.
High-speed rail grinding and metal removal
Controlling grinding speed allows for the amount of metal removal to be fine-tuned and results in improved effectiveness and utilization of grinding operations.
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