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Metrolink, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and Operation Lifesaver Inc., launched a combined safety campaign September 4 of "See Tracks? Think Train!" to honor Rail Safety Awareness month in California.
R. J. Corman Railroad Company has completed the acquisition of Texas Southeastern Railroad (TSE), a subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC.
Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) is now serving customers located in three industrial areas near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., linked to a 10-mile industrial spur owned…
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin are implementing a new initiative to fast-track hundreds of projects to improve more than 300 rail crossings statewide and…
The Federal Railroad Administration funded two grants totaling $350,000 to support development of a Short Line Safety Institute. The institute will help mitigate risk associated with shipping hazardous materials by…
Kansas City Southern promoted Shawn Vecellio from director to assistant vice president production and standards for the engineering department.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published its final rule concerning Positive Train Control (PTC) systems in the Aug. 22 Federal Register. The rule, which takes effect Oct. 21, 2014, expands…
North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak has outlined a proposal for a state-run rail safety program to increase oversight of North Dakota rail operations. The program is included in…
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) selected ARG Transportation of Eugene, Ore., to operate the 26-mile rail line in central Washington, with a goal to restore rail service to…
Watco Transportation Services promoted Jeffrey Pacheco to general manager for the San Antonio Central Railroad (SAC).
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