Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and Purple Line Transit Partners, have signed the final financial documents for a $5.6 billion PPP contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the light rail Purple Line north of Washington DC.
Luc Jobin, incoming president and chief executive officer of CN announced on June 27th the appointments of Mike Cory as executive vice-president and chief operating officer, and Ghislain Houle as executive vice-president and chief financial officer.
The Federal Transit Administration has awarded a Letter of No Prejudice (LONP) to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) for TEX Rail, which means that construction for the 27-mile commuter rail can break ground next month.
Irish Rail (IE) operated a 440 meter (almost 1/3 mile) long container freight train between Dublin North Wall and Claremorris on June 27 as part of trials to introduce longer freight trains later this year to boost its competitiveness.
Parsons announced that Gill Mosseri recently joined the corporation as Vice President and New York Region Business Development Manager for its Infrastructure business unit (BU).
The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) announced on June 23 that Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, General Director, International Union of Railways, (UIC) has won the 2016 BIC Award.