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University of Huddersfield finds cost-effective way to increase crossing safety
A United Kingdom-based team says it is feasible to enhance grade-crossing safety using a network of tiny wireless sensors powered by vibrations of an approaching train.
CSX to boost capacity, efficiency on Indiana route
CSX Transportation (CSX) has announced that longer, faster trains—and more of them—will travel along an Indiana route as early as Sept. 7.
Canada, Ontario reach US$2.3B funding agreement for infrastructure
The government of Canada and the province of Ontario reached an agreement that makes CA$2.97 billion (US$2.3 billion) in combined funding available for infrastructure improvements in the province.
WMATA expands East Falls Church derailment investigation
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is expanding the investigation into the East Falls Church derailment to include Metro Transit Police.
WMATA revises SafeTrack schedule to accommodate additional work
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) revised its schedule for three current and future SafeTrack surges.
FRA awards $25 million for PTC implementation
Eleven projects across six states and the District of Columbia will receive grants from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to assist in the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
FTA issues sixth Safety Directive to WMATA
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued its sixth Safety Directive to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to address concerns of stop signal overruns.
MTA gets rolling after partial shut down
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) resumed service in Baltimore a day early on Aug. 14 after what was originally scheduled as a 24-day partial shut down…
LIRC, CSX prepare for longer, faster trains
CSX Transportation (CSX) and the Louisville and Indiana Railroad (LIRC) have announced that train traffic on LIRC between Louisville, Ky., and Seymour, Ind., is set to increase within the next…
WMATA to perform additional work to enhance safety
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) may include additional weekend closures in the SafeTrack schedule to address issues identified following the East Falls Church derailment and updated steps taken to…
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