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CN plans to invest C$1.75 billion (US$1.46 billion) in 2012 to maintain and upgrade its railway network, support growth and productivity initiatives and continue to provide customers with a high…
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood recommended $2.2 billion in funding to begin or advance construction of 29 significant rail and bus rapid transit projects in 15 states. All the recommendations…
Union Pacific is enhancing the California and Oregon transportation infrastructure by investing $6.5 million in its Kenton and Graham Lines in the Portland, Ore., metropolitan area and $10.6 million in…
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…
Last week, KCS leadership from north and south of the U.S.-Mexico border were in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to conduct a town hall meeting with KCS de Mexico employees.
Suppliers are improving wheel/rail lubrication programs with new formulations and improved modes to deliver friction modifiers on the rails for a smooth ride.    Wheel/rail friction modifiers have been updated and…
Snow, ice, wind and slush can all wreck havoc on railroad operations. Winter is just a season for most of the lower 48. However, planning for winter and its slew…
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…
San Fransisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit is moving ahead to form a partnership and intensify research into the possibility of extending service to Livermore. The BART Board of Directors voted…
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency received a letter granting federal approval to proceed with a key component of the Central Subway Project. The approval, a letter of no prejudice…
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