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Caltrain is gearing up to perform pre-construction work immediately that will continue through the end of February within the right-of-way as part of the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP). ¬
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager and CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld has ordered the prompt removal from service of all 4000-series railcars from the lead position of trains…
New York-based global manufacturing company ITT Inc. has announced an agreement through which it will acquire Axtone, a leading manufacturer of highly engineered and customized components for railway and other…
A new report from the OneRail Coalition highlights the decline in rail accidents during the past decade and calls for more people and goods to travel by rail to continue…
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has found a broken rail, due to an undetected defect led to the October 2014 derailment of a Canadian National Railway (CN) freight…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is calling on Congress to appropriate funds toward the commuter rail industry‚Äôs positive train control (PTC) implementation initiatives in light of the progress the…
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority‚Äôs (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board has awarded J.F. White Contracting Co. a $17.9 million construction contract to support infrastructure improvements on the system‚Äôs Red…
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) unveiled its 2017-2018 Most Wanted List, implementing a new two-year cycle as opposed to the annual one previously used.
The Metra Board of Directors approved the agency's 2017 budget, which includes a fare increase that will fund needed capital requirements.
Siemens and Bentley Systems have formalized a strategic alliance agreement where the companies will invest ‚ā¨50 million (US$54.3 million) in developing joint solutions to enlarge their respective offerings for infrastructure…
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