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Pete Carpenter, former head of CSX, dies at 77

The Florida Times-Union reports that Pete Carpenter, the president and chief executive officer of CSX Transportation from 1992 to 1999, has died at the age of 77.  During his career at CSX,

Rail Flaw Detection
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Rail Flaw Testing Gets Faster, Smarter, Better

Continuous, non-stop testing is moving testing accuracy and efficiency forward. Is machine learning or artificial Intelligence the next wave? Year over year, rail breaks caused by internal defects represent a, if not

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NYCT’s Patel joins HNTB

Paresh Patel, P.E., has joined HNTB Corp. as an Associate Vice President and Project Director, Transit and Rail, based in New York City. Patel comes to HNTB following more than 30 years

GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch
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Georgia’s newest inland port slated for Gainesville

Citing road congestion around Atlanta, the state of Georgia announced it would build a new inland port in Gainesville. Norfolk Southern Railroad will provide container service on a direct rail route connecting

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MBTA sends PTC extension application to FRA

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has submitted a Request for Extension to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for full Positive Train Control (PTC) system deployment to December 2020.