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Testifying before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials last week, Railway Supply Institute President Tom Simpson asserted “decisions made during the debate of reauthorizing The Safe, Accou ...
Canadian National announced Monday that it has acquired more than 1,000 new domestic containers. Around 800 are heated for moving temperature-sensitive goods. The remainder is standard dry containers. Jean-Jacques Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN, said th ...
Wabtec Corp. announced Monday that its MotivePower subsidiary has won a contract to build 22 new locomotives for CBH Group, a leading transporter of grain in Australia. ...
At least $1.5 billion of the $2 billion belatedly added to Fiscal Year 2011 budget cuts last week come from the Obama Administration’s high speed rail initiative, along with some urban programs, analysts said Monday. Congressional leaders late Friday agreed to cutting $38 billion from the FY11 ...
The California High-Speed Rail Authority is offering grants for station planning to seven cities located near the project's initial construction segment in the state’s Central Valley. ...
Amtrak’s Portal Bridge, considered one of the Northeast Corridor’s weakest infrastructure links, has received $38.5 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for design work, in preparation for the bridge’s eventual replacement. ...
The congressional budget accord reached late Friday night, averting a federal government shutdown, has in essence evaporated $271 million New Jersey forfeited, then sought to reclaim, for transit purposes. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continued to seek the funding for New Jersey transp ...
Ansaldo STS subsidiary Ansaldo STS Australia has been awarded a A$96 million (US$101 million) railway signaling and communications contract by Rio Tinto Iron Ore. The award is the first major contract to be awarded under the Framework Agreement established by Ansaldo STS and Rio Tinto Iron Ore last ...
With the threat of a government shutdown at midnight Friday night/Saturday morning looming, Federal Transit Administrator Peter M. Rogoff has released a “Dear Colleague” letter outlining FTA’s plans and curtailed activity. ...
Kansas City Southern has entered into a comprehensive new agreement for tie disposal with St. Louis-based Wood Energy Group, a wholly-owned subsidiaryof Banyan Rail Services Inc. ...
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