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NYCT Kings Highway Interlocking upgrade awarded to L.K. Comstock The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded a $98 million contract to RailWorks Corp. subsidiary L.K. Comstock & Company Inc., to upgrade the MTA New York City Transit Kings Highway Interlocking plant on the Culver (F) Line/IND 6th Avenue Line in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Technology solutions company Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., has acquired railroad automatic wayside machine-vision inspection systems supplier Beena Vision Systems Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Norcross, Ga.-based Beena Vision will become a part of Trimble’s Engineering and Construction Segment. Trimble says the acquisition...
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Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program, and Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Rail Corp., have selected the winning 10 in Railway Age’s Fast Trackers–10...
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CN’s planned C$2.5 billion (US$1.9 billion) 2017 capital program is “focused on hardening core infrastructure,” the railroad said on Feb. 9. CN plans to invest approximately C$1.6 billion on track infrastructure “to maintain a safe and efficient network.” Planned work includes...
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Stuart Chirls has joined the staff of Railway Age as Senior Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City. Chirls previously worked as digital editor for the Journal of Commerce covering container shipping, railroads, logistics, policy and global...
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Kansas City Southern will invest $550 million to $560 million in 2017 capital, a 4% to 5% percent reduction from its $584 million 2016 capex program. Close to 45%, $247 million to $252 million, of the anticipated spend will go toward...

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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded a $98 million contract to RailWorks Corp. subsidiary L.K. Comstock & Company Inc., to upgrade the MTA New York City Transit Kings Highway Interlocking plant on the Culver (F) Line/IND 6th Avenue...
kcs-sets-2017-capex-program
Kansas City Southern will invest $550 million to $560 million in 2017 capital, a 4% to 5% percent reduction from its $584 million 2016 capex program. Close to 45%, $247 million to $252 million, of the anticipated spend will go toward...
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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $223.3 million contract to L.K. Comstock & Company Inc. to upgrade the New York City Transit Queens Boulevard Line (QBL) signaling system and install communications-based train control (CBTC). The line is...
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Pan Am Southern LLC (PAS, the joint venture of Pan Am Railways and Norfolk Southern) and Pan Am Railways (PAR) itself on Dec. 20 served default and dispute notices concerning “important operational safety agreements” with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority...
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Michael S. Venter an Assistant Vice President and Senior Engineering Manager in its New York City office. In his new position, Venter will be responsible for providing project management and technical expertise related to rail...

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