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U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari spoke to Midwest-based railroad manufacturers and suppliers at a Chicago rail forum about opportunities for their companies to participate in the growing industry of…
The Providence and Worcester Railroad and the New England Central Railroad, part of the RailAmerica family, have established a new coordinated commercial and operating platform, the Great Eastern Route.
The Norfolk Southern Foundation, the charitable giving affiliate of Norfolk Southern Corporation, awarded nearly $6.2 million in grants during 2011 to nonprofit, charitable organizations, an 11 percent increase over 2010.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today praised President Obama's $74 billion budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation saying the funds will lay a new foundation for economic growth and…
Freight railroads gear up for a record year of capital spending estimated to reach the $13 billion mark. Class 1 railroad budgets are gearing up for another robust year and…
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Kevin Johnson visited construction at the Sacramento Valley Station, showcasing the economic impact of federal investments in the station and other…
Canadian National said that members of the United Steelworkers have ratified a new collective agreement covering approximately 2,800 maintenance-of-way employees in Canada.
The Chicago Transit Authority Board awarded a design/build contract to Kiewit Infrastructure Co. to rehabilitate the following seven rail stations on the north mainline branch of the Red Line: Jarvis,…
Scott Weaver has been named vice president labor relations for Norfolk Southern Corporation, effective March 1. He will report to John Rathbone, executive vice president administration.
A collaborative effort among Amtrak, Metra and state and federal agencies to reduce diesel soot emissions and improve air quality in and around Union Station in Chicago has already produced…
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