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Calgary: Green tax to fund Green Line The Canadian province of Alberta plans to spend C$1.53 billion in provincial carbon tax money to fund one-third of Calgary Transit’s Green Line light rail transit expansion project.

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CN announced it will make a donation of C$25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross in support of relief efforts to aid victims of the fires in British Columbia. "The devastating impact of the wildfires in British Columbia saddens us all," said...
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CSX, short line Louisville & Indiana, and Cummins are combining on an Indiana railroad improvement project. The companies jointly announced the investments with Gov. Eric Holcomb, Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop, representatives from Bartholomew County, and other state and local leaders. The project,...
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The Canadian province of Alberta plans to spend C$1.53 billion in provincial carbon tax money to fund one-third of Calgary Transit’s Green Line light rail transit expansion project. As reported in the July 6 edition of The Globe & Mail, Alberta...
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A new two-track rail tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey would cost $12.9 billion, up from previous estimates of $7-10 billion. At the same time, a preliminary environmental impact statement has been completed, but there is still no plan on...
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The Siemens-built, Cummins QSK-95-powered Charger diesel-electric locomotives hauling All Aboard Florida’s Brightline higher-speed express passenger trains connecting West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami along the Florida East Coast Railway main line will be fueled with blended biodiesel under a...

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The Siemens-built, Cummins QSK-95-powered Charger diesel-electric locomotives hauling All Aboard Florida’s Brightline higher-speed express passenger trains connecting West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami along the Florida East Coast Railway main line will be fueled with blended biodiesel under a...
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Interbrand Canada, the Canadian division of global consulting firm The Brand Consultancy, has named CN “one of the 150 companies, organizations and institutions that are the most iconic in Canada.” CN’s selection is part of "The Interbrand 150: Iconic Canadian...
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Union Pacific is incorporating "smart monitoring," a technique the railroad says has the potential to revolutionize how the railroad's 18,000 bridges are inspected. The Class 1 is developing the method with the help of three partners, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University...
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The International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport (UIRR) said combined road-rail transport in Europe reported growth in 2016-17 for only the second time since the global financial crisis, albeit only minor growth, with the total number of consignments increasing by...
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Union Pacific is planning a $2.5 million infrastructure investment in Wisconsin this year as a part of its $3.1 billion 2017 capital program. The Class 1 says it will boost Wisconsin's safety and efficiency with a $265,000 investment to maintain railroad...

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