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The number of stations and their associated costs have grown for a proposed 41-mile light rail system in Montréal, Québec.

The Association of American Railroads replied on Nov. 28 to the Federal Railroad Administration's third quarter 2016 data in the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC). ...
The Federal Railroad Administration on Nov. 28 released third quarter 2016 data submitted by railroads on their progress in implementing Positive Train Control (PTC). The FRA says the "data show uneven progress across the country and across railroad ...

The President of the International Association of Sheet Metal Air Rail and Transportation Workers' (SMART TD) Transportation Division released Nov. 27 this open letter addressed to President-elect Trump:

Santiago Metro has awarded a joint venture of Arrigoni Engineering & Construction, Chile, and Strukton International a $US 49 million contract to construct stations on the new metro Line 3.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Nov. 23 that for the week ending Nov. 19, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 547,804 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.8% compared with the same week last year.

International consulting/engineering firm Ricardo Rail has appointed Brian Ruddy to the new role of Business Development Manager, U.S. to focus specifically on the domestic market. He will be based at Ricardo’s Chicago Technical Cent ...

Rail transit professionals from around the world will convene in New York City Dec. 8-9 for the inaugural meeting of the UITP (International Association of Public Transport) International Rail Forum for North America.

Canadian Pacific announced Nov. 23 that it has been named a 2017 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine. The award recognizes the many veterans, National Guard members, and reservists that CP employs.

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) announced Nov. 22 the award of a $4.8 million contract modification from the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to upgrade its Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) system. ...
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