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Union Pacific's board of directors elected Lance Fritz president and chief executive officer, succeeding John Koraleski, who was named executive chairman, effective immediately. Fritz was also elected to the company's…
BNSF's 2015 capital program for its operations in Minnesota will be more than last year's investment with an estimated $326 million for key rail capacity improvement projects and a robust…
BNSF 's 2015 capital program for its operations in Nebraska will be an estimated $226 million for rail capacity improvement projects and maintenance.
President Obama unveiled his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016, which includes a six-year $478-billion surface transportation reauthorization proposal that contains rail funding sources through the Generating Renewal, Opportu¬nity, and…
U.S. freight railroads plan to spend an estimated $29 billion on the nation's rail network and project to hire about 15,000 people in 2015, the Association of American Railroads (AAR)…
Kansas City Southern says that implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) technology is a major, ongoing initiative, especially for the Signal, Mechanical, Telecommunications and IT groups.
Canadian National and members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union Local 2004 have ratified a four-year labor agreement covering approximately 3,000 maintenance-of-way employees who inspect, maintain and repair CN's track,…
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the Senate Budget Committee ranking member, has introduced legislation to rebuild America's crumbling network of roads, bridges and transit systems and other infrastructure projects. The five-year…
A new pedestrian grade-crossing system was activated at the Wheaton, Ill., Metra station along the Union Pacific West Line on January 26. The system was activated at the Maywood, Melrose…
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed a plan to fix Minnesota's aging transportation systems, which would invest $6 billion over the next 10 years to address the state's highway funding…
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