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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released its findings and recommendations from a 60-day safety assessment of Metro-North Railroad. The assessment, known as Operation Deep Dive, found that Metro-North's management "emphasizes…
Watco Transportation Services has named Travis Herod vice president of transportation safety and compliance. In this position, Herod's responsibilities include leading the Transportation Safety Team in safety training, certifications, safety…
CSX appointed Gary Sease to vice president, corporate communications, effective March 30. He succeeds Vance Meyer, who is leaving CSX after leading significant communications efforts, including successfully strengthening the company's…
Profiles in Diversity Journal has recognized Union Pacific as one of the nation's 25 Most Influential Companies for Veteran Hiring for its commitment to veteran hiring, progressive reservist policies and…
The Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train), Board of Directors elected Michael Barron as chairman of the board, succeeding John McPherson, who is moving to become the chairman of…
A North American railroad yard in North Baltimore, Ohio, has chosen to upgrade its current yard control system to include 18 new switch locations with use of the RailComm Domain…
Oregon's Columbia River Crossing project will shut down completely by May 31, 2014, after the Oregon Legislature adjourned without reinstating construction funds for the CRC I-5 Bridge Replacement project March…
Construction has started on the Evergreen Line tunnel in Vancouver, BC, Canada, with the use of tunnel boring machine named "Alice," after Alice Wilson, Canada's first female geologist.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority opened its new Yawkey Station and marked the start of enhanced passenger rail service on the Framingham/Worcester Line.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has awarded Keolis North America a $2.6-billion, eight-year contract to manage, operate and maintain the passenger rail service. The contract includes the option for two…
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