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UP working on $14.9 million Colorado and Idaho infrastructure improvements
Union Pacific is enhancing Colorado's transportation infrastructure by investing $4 million in the rail line that runs between Grand Junction and Cameo. The project is in progress and is scheduled…
Ohio recommends $7 million in grants that improve rail infrastructure
Three Ohio communities are slated to receive Job Ready Sites grants totaling $7 million to prepare sites for future economic development opportunities. The Ohio Department of Development approved the projects…
HDR part of JV providing construction/program management to North Shore Connector
Pittsburgh's North Shore Connector, a project nearly two decades in the making, recently opened to the public. The $523 million light-rail expansion boasts a 1.2-mile alignment of underground and above-ground…
CTA Loop track renewal work begins this weekend
This weekend, crews will begin work associated with the Loop Track Renewal project in Chicago and replace deteriorated rail and track components along the Wells and Van Buren elevated structure.
Maryland Transit Authority plans summer repair projects
The Maryland Transit Administration has made plans to complete repair projects for the light-rail system and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority subway system.
SFMTA Board approves two-year budget, includes $485 million for rail Infrastructure
The Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which oversees all transportation in the city, including the Municipal Railway, approved the agency's two-year budget for Fiscal Year…
Eleven Saskatchewan shortlines receive CA$700,000 in grants
The Saskatchewan Government dished out CA$700,000 (US$699,140) in grants for 11 shortline railways through the Shortline Railway Sustainability Program.
NYCT completes work on three stations, another successful FASTRACK round
Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit finished work at three Queens stations three days early, just in time for the weekend. Manhattan-bound platforms at Sutphin Blvd (Hillside Avenue), Briarwood-Van…
Small route with big plans
A true shortline, GRD, develops a plan for growth to secure its future. All photos courtesy Gardenale Railroad, Inc. Shortline can be a misnomer for a lot of railroads that…
Keeping things moving quickly
Trackwork requires materials to be moved to the right place at the right time, advances to material handling equipment is helping make that happen.
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