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Federal Railroad Administration data says the percentage of rail workers who tested positive in random drug tests increased to 0.53% in 2015 from 0.37% in 2014, following five years of stable rates.

Earlier this year, Element Financial Corporation announced that it will be separating into two independent public companies. The commercial finance business, encompassing rail, aviation and commercial & vendor finance, will be known as ...
Scott M. Saylor, North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) President, and James K. Kessler, AREMA Passenger and Transit Functional Group Director and Vice President, Engineering and Planning with NCRR, presented a $50,000 endowment to the ...
Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC), in conjunction with CN, announced Sept. 15 it conducted a rail emergency exercise as part of ongoing ERAC responder training in the event of an incident involving a railcar carrying flammab ...
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, along with a diverse team of industry and academic partners, announced Sept. 14 a working collaboration to develop a prototype that integrates future ticketing technologies ...
Charlotte has issued an RFP (request for proposals) for the construction of Phase 2 of its CityLynx light rail Gold Line, adding extensions totaling 2.5 miles at each end of the 1.5-mile Phase 1, which opened in ...
The law firm Thompson & Knight LLP announced September 14 that Charles W. Shewmake has joined the firm as a partner in the Trial Practice Group. Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, Mr. Shewmake served for more than eight years as Vice President and Gener ...
As an agency with extensive rapid transit (New York City Transit) and regional/commuter rail (Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North) networks, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority is deeply involved both with CBTC (communications-based train control) and federally mandated PTC (posi ...
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA)  has finalized a $1.04 billion federal grant agreement with the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to extend existing Blue Line Trolley service from downtown Sa ...

Sound Transit in Washington state is adding a mid-day Sounder train to its south line service beginning this week.

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