Canadian National detailed plans to invest a combined CA$40 million (US$29.98 million) to maintain its network in the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
Ballast, Ties, Rail
A rail restoration project more than a decade in the making came to a successful close on June 13 with the blast of a train horn.
Canadian National will spend CA$210 million (US$158.2 million) on expansion and maintenance projects in 2018. The investment is part of its record capital program.
Canadian National (CN) aims to improve safety while supporting efficient service through the province of Quebec with a planned CA$210 million (US$160 million) investment during 2018.
Alberta will see a CA$320 million (US$245.8 million) investment from Canadian National (CN) to boost rail capacity and improve network resiliency across the province.
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) held a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the start of efforts to double track a portion of its streetcar route.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a preliminary report on the May 19, 2018, derailment of a CSX train near Alexandria, Va.
Canadian National (CN) plans to invest approximately CA$130 million (US$100 million) in Manitoba, Canada, this year.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recommended 26 projects to be awarded a total of $1.54 billion in federal funds as part of the FY18 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program. USDOT had up to $1.56 billion available for grants.
Canadian National (CN) has announced plans to invest about CA$340 million (US$263 million) across British Columbia this year to grow and strengthen the railroad’s network in the province.