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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled on July 18th the design features of 1,025 “new and reimagined” subway cars—including enhancements to the exteriors and interiors of current-design cars, and addition of up to 750 “Open Car End” R-211 cars that will reduce stati ...
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order, establishing the Governor’s Council on Freight Rail, which will bring together state officials and railroads in a public-private working group to improve communication and enhance safety and economic development in communities.
Later this month, Minnesota's Twin Cities & Western Railroad (TC&W), one of Minnesota's busiest short lines, will transport something very different—dozens of passengers who, according to TC&W President Mark Wegner, have helped the comp ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has moved the Hudson Tunnel Project and Portal North Bridge – both critical elements of the Gateway Program in the New York City area ...

The Federal Railroad Administration, at a July 15, 2016 hearing regarding the agency’s proposed rule mandating two-person crews, heard two sharply contrasting arguments, one from freight rail management, the other from labor.

BNSF Railway and Southwestern Railroad (SWRR) reached an agreement which calls for BNSF to take over service of the rail line between Clovis and Carlsbad, N.Mex. effective Jan. 17, 2017.

Can exports revive North America’s crude-by-rail and coal?

Shippers expect a 2.9% price increase from the railroads over the next 6-12 months, according Cowen and Company’s Second-Quarter 2016 Rail Shipper Survey (downloadable from the link below).

Miami Beach City Commission has given the go-ahead to negotiate an interim agreement with the Greater Miami Transit Partners consortium, which has submitted the highest-ranking proposal for a light rail line in the city.

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