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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York has approved a $12.6 billion operating budget with no planned fare increases of service cuts though it comes with a funding gap of $68 million. “The 2012 budget is largely similar to the Final Proposed Budget presented to the Board in Novemb ...
ProTran1 says that After three years of development, the company has been awarded a major contract from Australia’s Imtram, Ltd., to supply several fail-safe bi-directional Portable Automatic Track Warning Systems which will be used by several Australian railways for work zone protection.& ...
Bombardier Transportation said Thursday the Essen Transport Authority (EVAG) has ordered 27 FLEXITY Classic trams; the contract is worth $94 million.  Bombardier will deliver two pre-series vehicles in August 2013, while the rest of the order will begin being delivered in March 2014. ...
Sumitomo Corp. of America this week has affirmed that it, in conjunction with partner Nippon Sharyo, entered into an agreement October 31 to supply Greater Toronto Area’s Metrolinx with six additional diesel multiple-units (DMUs), slated for use on Toronto’s planned rail line linking Tor ...
Contractors offer a range of expertise, which always points toward productivity. Maintenance-of-way contractors share a railroad's responsibility toward budgets, time frames, and above all else safety. Among business relationships in the rail industry, few can offer a partnership that strives f ...
22 December 2011

High Green

All signs point to another year of slow but solid traffic growth, strong pricing power, and continued investment in capacity. Global gloom and a still-fragile domestic economy caused many American businesses to raise caution flags as they sized up prospects for the New Year.

The Surface Transportation Board announced a ruling Wednesday clarifying the scope of a Presidentially-mandated review to determine “whether any o fits existing regulations may have become outmoded, ineffective, insufficient, or excessively burdensome, and how to modify, streamline, expand, or ...

Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm has been selected to provide its wireless remote control automation system at BNSF’s Longview facility in Washington.

Charlotte’s Lynx Blue Line light rail will get an $18 million upgrade, allowing station platforms to be extended to handle three-car trains, boosting system capacity.

Canadian National has received Toyota Canada’s Carrier of the Year Award for 2011. The award goes annually to the rail or highway carrier that has exhibited the best performance in transit time, quality, and customer service.

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