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Metrolinx confirmed November 3 its notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract for up to 182 Bombardier LRVs.

It's taken 108 years for the Chicago Transit Authority to advise this: extra rail service for the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs parade and rally, beginning Friday morning, November 4.

During this year's fare adjustment process, a key concern raised by MBTA customers was that not all fares are being collected. Of particular concern was fare collection on the surface Green Line, where all doors are opened to facilitate quicker boarding during peak ...
03 November 2016

Arrow purchases EMS

Arrow Material Services, a leading provider of material handling and logistics services, announced its purchase of EMS Management, Inc.

Amtrak Northeast Corridor customers can take advantage of additional opportunities to ride Acela Express as Amtrak’s high-speed service adds station stops in Iselin (Metropark) and Trenton, New Jersey.

Ontario Northland has been chosen by Canarail to refurbish Rocky Mountaineer luxury passenger rail cars.

The Association of American Railroads on Nov. 2 awarded the 2016 Professional Environmental Excellence Award, described as “the highest honor for environmental professionals in the railroad industry,” to Russ McDaniel, Director of Environmental Engineering, Remediation and Compliance, Norfolk ...

In the Association of American Railroads weekly traffic report, Senior Vice President of Policy and Economics John T. Gray noted that railroads “continue to face a difficult macroeconomic environment that’s negatively impacting their traffic volume.”

Long-time transportation system safety engineer Louis J. Brown has been named a senior engineering manager in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, serving as a principal safety consultant supporting the firm’s transit and rail practice.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has embarked on a three-month pilot program with technology provider TransLoc to integrate the state’s Amtrak train stations with public transit and Uber through TransLoc’s Rider app.

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