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Moorman to Congress: "New era" of Amtrak investment required The head of Amtrak told lawmakers a new era of infrastructure investment is needed to ensure a healthy future for long-distance passenger rail travel in the U.S.

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Peter Gertler, AICP, has rejoined HNTB Corp. as a Senior Vice President in a corporate and national strategic business development role. He is based in Oakland, Calif. Gertler previously worked at HNTB from 2004 to 2014 as rail and transit market...
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China Railway Investment Corporation (CRIC) has issued RFPs (requests for proposals) for contracts to supply 586 electric locomotives and 40,000 freight cars to China Railway Corporation (CRC). The electric locomotive order is divided into three lots, comprising 91 160km/h (100 mph)...
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With early indications that the Trump Administration is a political version of the Jerry Springer show, expect an atypical legislative session, with the Republican majority sometimes in open conflict with a Republican President who is unpredictable, impetuous, lacking previous government...
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Network Rail Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Britain’s Network Rail, has opened a Canadian office and appointed Susanne Manaigre as Vice President in charge. Manaigre, who will be based in Toronto and report to President-North America Ron Hartman, is a...
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PTSI Transportation General Counsel Robert L. Bartholic Esq. has died, the Rutherford, N.J-based consulting firm announced on Feb. 7. Bartholic was a long time railroader, having started with Great Northern (GN) in 1962 after graduation from the University of Denver School...

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PTSI Transportation General Counsel Robert L. Bartholic Esq. has died, the Rutherford, N.J-based consulting firm announced on Feb. 7. Bartholic was a long time railroader, having started with Great Northern (GN) in 1962 after graduation from the University of Denver School...
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Scott E. Trommer a principal in its U.S. Advisory Services division. Trommer will manage transit and rail project development and finance activities, with responsibility for developing and executing financing strategies for major transportation capital...
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Rail traffic through the Rockies in Northern Montana on Thursday was blocked by an avalanche, just days after freight and passenger trains resumed operations following a similar event. On Thursday, BNSF spokesman Ross Lane informed Railway Age, "Earlier this morning, an...
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The California High-Speed Rail Authority has launched ConnectHSR, a free online vendor registry to help connect businesses with opportunities in the state’s high-speed passenger rail project. “With the launch of ConnectHSR, the High-Speed Rail Authority is making it easier for California’s...
You want to kill yet another chance to bring U.S. passenger rail into the 21st Century? Play a disingenuous game of smoke and mirrors by attempting to associate the object of your loathing to something else that has only little...

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