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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. was awarded a contract from the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) to provide monitoring and technical assistance for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) grant…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published a rule in the Jan. 24 edition of The Federal Register, amending the Federal Track Safety Standards to promote the safety of railroad operations…
Watco Terminal and Port Services and Great Northern Project Development, L. P. (GNPD) are partnering together in the development and operation of a major multi-purpose rail transload terminal and railcar…
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) implemented a final rule it says will significantly cut red tape, while achieving better environmental outcomes, for certain transit and highway projects under the…
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Ranking Member Nick Rahall, II (D-WV), have established the committee's next special panel, which will focus on the use of…
U.S. Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA-9) has reintroduced the Freight Infrastructure Reinvestment Act of 2014 (FIRA), a bill he says will support improvements to infrastructure and transportation in the national freight…
Pacific Imperial Railroad has named David Arganbright senior vice president of corporate development.
Watco Transportation Services has hired Brad Peot as marketing manager for the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad. He will work to develop industrial development opportunities, support organic growth in carloads and…
Watco Transportation Services appointed Steve Coomes to vice president of operations, transportation services. He will be responsible for the continued development and improvement of safety, service, growth, people, asset utilization…
Canadian Pacific (CP) and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) have executed an agreement pursuant to which CP will sell the west end of its Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (DM&E) line…
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