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Detroit-Grand Rapids service feasible: Study A study into the introduction of a passenger train service between Detroit and Grand Rapids, Mich., has found that the economic benefits and number of passengers anticipated justifies taking the project forward.

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After being out of action for over four years, Peru's only international railway, which connects the southern town of Tacna with Arica in northern Chile, restarted operations on June 1. The Tacna - Arica railway (FCTA) is Peruvian-owned and administered by...
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Wynne Davis has joined the Washington D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a senior rail and transit specialist, providing clients with program management and strategic advisory services. Davis has more than 18 years of rail and transit industry experience,...
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William “Bill” Crosbie has rejoined Parsons Corp. as Senior Vice President and Business Development Director for its Transport Division, which provides full-service engineering and management services in rail transit, ports and harbors, and aviation. In this position, Crosbie will develop and...
hntb-creates-rail-and-transit-business-development-director-position-for-usa
HNTB Corporation has hired Ian Choudri in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm's growth across the United States. Choudri is a business development executive with nearly...
whiting-lb-foster-strike-a-deal
Whiting Corp., a North American manufacturer of custom-built rail maintenance equipment and overhead cranes, is acquiring certain railcar and locomotive repair assets from L.B. Foster Rail Technologies, Inc. Known for its Portable Electric Jacks, Drop Tables, Transit Maintenance Systems, and other...

hntb-creates-rail-and-transit-business-development-director-position-for-usa
HNTB Corporation has hired Ian Choudri in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm's growth across the United States. Choudri is a business development executive with nearly...
whiting-lb-foster-strike-a-deal
Whiting Corp., a North American manufacturer of custom-built rail maintenance equipment and overhead cranes, is acquiring certain railcar and locomotive repair assets from L.B. Foster Rail Technologies, Inc. Known for its Portable Electric Jacks, Drop Tables, Transit Maintenance Systems, and other...
mass-dot-invites-public-for-state-rail-plan-presentation
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is undertaking an update to the 2010 State Rail Plan to document the current state of the rail system, identify planned improvements and outline the Commonwealth’s 20-year plan for the statewide rail system. The plan...
jr-east-to-rebuild-stations-for-tokyo-olympics
East Japan Railway Company (JR East) has unveiled a Yen 250bn ($US 2.4 billion) project to rebuild three stations in central Tokyo in preparation for the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Sendagaya and Shinanomachi on the Chuo-Sobu Line and Harajuku on...
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Brightline, the privately funded high-performance passenger rail system currently under development by Florida East Coast Industries subsidiary All Aboard Florida, provides this preview of the locomotive and passenger coaches under construction at the Siemens manufacturing plant in Sacramento, Calif. The trainsets...