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Sandy leaves freight, passenger rail service stunned
Freight and passenger rail providers across the Northeast scrambled Tuesday morning to assess damage left by Hurricane Sandy and restore service where possible.
East Coast braces for Sandy's impact
Frankenstorm, super storm, perfect storm, call it what you will, Hurricane Sandy has launched East Coast passenger and freight rail operations into a flurry of activity to prepare for the…
Washington UTC approves funds to improve safety at King County crossing
The state of Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) has approved $20,000 from the Grade Crossing Protective Fund (GCPF) to pay for upgrades at a railroad-highway grade crossing in King…
Crossings in Ohio and California to see improvements
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has approved construction authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission directing CSX Transportation (CSX) and Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway (W&LE) to install…
Five Metrolink crossings to be improved
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved $7.8 million for five Metrolink grade crossing safety improvement projects. The CTC decided to allocate the Proposition 1B Highway Railroad Crossing Safety Account (HRCSA)…
CalAmp to provide PTC radios for Metrolink
CalAmp Corp., provider of wireless products, services and solutions, has been awarded a contract to supply wireless communications devices for an interoperable Positive Train Control (PTC) system for the Southern…
Union Pacific to spend $8 million improving Illinois infrastructure
Union Pacific Railroad is enhancing Illinois' transportation infrastructure by investing nearly $8 million in the rail line that runs between Villa Grove and Findlay.
Metro-North’s Harlem River Lift Bridge to undergo cable replacement project
A crucial bridge that provides the only access into Manhattan for all Metro-North trains traveling to and from Grand Central Terminal is due for a major upgrade, the railroad said…
CREATE Project B15 complete
As part of the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE), the Blue Island-Riverdale-Dolton Signal Modernization Project is complete.
RailComm to expand remote control derail system at BNSF Amarillo
RailComm has been selected to provide a wireless remote control derail system at BNSF's Amarillo yard for the roundhouse engine tracks. This system will provide wireless remote control for derail…
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