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Thursday, 11 July 2013
11 July 2013

CP, K+S Potash sign deal on rail logistics

Canadian Pacific and K+S Potash signed an "exclusive long-term volume-based contract" Wednesday, July 10, 2013, for the transportation of potash products from K+S' Legacy Site, CP said Thursday.

Thursday, 11 July 2013
11 July 2013

Bombardier OK'd for Waterloo region LRT gear

The Waterloo (Ontario) Regional Council Wednesday, July 10, 2013, formally approved an agreement in coordination with Greater Toronto Area's Metrolinx to purchase 14 light rail transit vehicles from Bombardier Transportation for roughly C$92.4 million.

Thursday, 11 July 2013
11 July 2013

San Diego trolley link to airport property eyed

San Diego’s “trolley,” the first modern U.S. light rail system that debuted in 1981, is now primed to reach the property line of San Diego International Airport, also known as Lindbergh Field, the chair of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority said Wednesday.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013
10 July 2013

Fort Lauderdale OKs The Wave streetcar tax

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., city commissioners unanimously approved a plan Tuesday evening, July 9, 2013, for a special tax assessment zone downtown to fund its proposed streetcar line, known as The Wave.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013
10 July 2013

Officials: Criminal intent seen in Quebec crash

Canadian officials Tuesday, July 9, 2013, strongly suggested that criminal intent contributed to the 72-car train that derailed July 6 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, though they declined to provide details.

Tuesday, 09 July 2013
09 July 2013

GO Transit riders rescued from flooded train

Sudden violent rains Monday, July 8, 2013, caused flooding on GO Transit tracks adjacent to the Don River in the Greater Toronto Area, stranding more than 1,000 riders for several hours.

Tuesday, 09 July 2013
09 July 2013

Maryland governor commits Purple Line funds

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Monday, July 8, 2013, formally announced a state transportation package of $650 million for Prince George's County, located northeast of Washington, D.C., and including $280 million for design work and land acquisition for the proposed Purple Line light rail trans ...
Tuesday, 09 July 2013
09 July 2013

Permian Rail Park construction to begin

Frontier Logistics and Kyle Kinsel announced Monday, July 8, 2013, that construction will begin shortly on a 550 acre facility, the Permian Rail Park, to serve industrial tenants and users of ranging from large distribution and manufacturing centers to small rail users.

Tuesday, 09 July 2013
09 July 2013

Bombardier touts Supplier Sustainability Awards

Bombardier Transportation said Tueday, July 9, 2013 it has presented this year's Supplier Sustainability Awards to suppliers Infineon Technologies AG and Willowglen Systems Inc.

Monday, 08 July 2013
08 July 2013

Bistate bridge plan (with LRT) dies

The economic future of Vancouver, Wash., is now in some doubt following the Washington State legislature's failure to approve state funds for the proposed $3.4 billion Columbia River Crossing (CRC), spanning the namesake river and linking Vancouver with Portland, Ore., by road and TriMet light ra ...
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