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BART top cop will face tough problems Carlos Rojas, who is expected to become Chief of Police for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) within the next two months, will have his work cut out for him. He will be dealing with what appears to be an emerging crime problem: Old West-style ambush train robberies.

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CN has renamed its national employee training center in Winnipeg after former President and CEO Claude Mongeau. Opened in 2014, the CN Claude Mongeau National Training Centre campus in Winnipeg “provides consistent, quality training with a modern curriculum, coupled with skilled...
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has a new master plan that aims to accelerate its timeframe to bring its equipment, infrastructure and operations into a State of Good Repair from 15 years from the previously projected 25 years. The agency’s Fiscal...
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The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that new Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotives have begun testing in Illinois. The testing is expected to last through April 23, with the locomotives expected to go into full-time service later this spring. “The delivery and...
Ah, to be a public servant fulfilling the boast of Caesar Augustus: “I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.” For the incoming Federal Railroad Administrator, it is best to check ego at the...
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Siemens said that the first SC-44 Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotives for the California Department of Transportation will begin revenue testing on the Sacramento-Oakland-San Jose Capitol Corridor before the end of April. One of the first locomotives was on public display at...

Ah, to be a public servant fulfilling the boast of Caesar Augustus: “I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.” For the incoming Federal Railroad Administrator, it is best to check ego at the...
charger-loco-starting-caltrans-revenue-testing
Siemens said that the first SC-44 Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotives for the California Department of Transportation will begin revenue testing on the Sacramento-Oakland-San Jose Capitol Corridor before the end of April. One of the first locomotives was on public display at...
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Union Pacific is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $79 million infrastructure investment in Louisiana this year. The investment plan funds a range of initiatives: $58 million to maintain railroad track and $18 million to maintain bridges in the state. Key...
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The 14th Annual Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction raised $58,403 to benefit the NRC Safety & Education Training program, according to the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association. The auction, held April 6 at the Railroad Construction Co. of South...
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BNSF Railway recognized 65 employees for their outstanding achievements in 2016 at the annual Employees of the Year ceremony in Fort Worth. The program identifies employees who have made exceptional contributions while demonstrating BNSF’s vision and values through their commitment, leadership...

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