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Union Pacific plans tie, bridge work along three Metra served lines in November
Union Pacific will be performing track work along three of Metra's commuter lines throughout November.
Knox Kershaw hosts Rep. Mike Rogers for facility tour and rail discussion
Knox Kershaw, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL-3) for a tour and discussion of rail and manufacturing issues at its long-held Montgomery, Ala., facility.
Koppers extends contract with Norfolk Southern
Koppers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc., and Norfolk Southern have agreed to extend Koppers existing contract with the Class 1 through 2021.
Maryland still seeking federal funds for CSX Howard Street Tunnel
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and CSX Chairman and CEO Michael Ward reaffirmed their pledge to find a way to make the infrastructure improvements needed to Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel.
USDOT establishing advisory committee on transportation automation
U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will establish an Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) to serve as a critical resource for the department in framing federal policy for the…
Wisconsin recognizes importance of freight rail system
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker issued a proclamation naming Oct. 17 to 23 Wisconsin Freight Rail Week in the state.
Sec. Foxx tours CaHSRA rail project
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joined local officials and workers for a tour and discussion of the California high-speed rail project.
Metra proposes 2017 fare increase to pay for capital costs; elects new board chairman
Metra, which serves the Chicago suburban community with passenger rail service, has proposed a $1.06 billion budget for 2017, which includes increases in fares to pay for capital improvements.
Union Pacific completes spike replacement in Columbia River Gorge
Union Pacific (UP) has announced the completion of its rail fastening system replacement throughout the curved track in the Columbia River Gorge, which saw the June 2016 UP derailment involving…
Canada increasing investment in crossing safety
The government of Canada has committed more than CA$55 million (US$41.5 million) to improve safety through its new Rail Safety Improvement Program.
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