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Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Monday it has been chosen to provide its Track Warrant Control (TWC) System for the Vermont Rail System. ...
Representatives from Amtrak, the State of Delaware, City of Wilmington, the First State’s congressional delegation, and Friends of Furness Railroad District will gather on March 19 to reopen Amtrak’s Wilmington Station, which will | dedicated as the Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Railroad Station ...
The Railway Supply Institute has set April 1 as its deadline for applications for its 2011/2012 School Year RSI Scholarship which provides four or more $3,000 scholarships to students from universities and community colleges throughout the country RSI members with children in undergradua ...
Amtrak Vice President for Policy and Development Stephen Gardner says that while private-sector participation and investment is a desirable option for passenger rail growth, “private sector involvement is not the silver bullet that ensures success.”  ...

The Atlanta City Council moved forward with planning the Atlanta streetcar project by voting to approve $9 million to buy new streetcar vehicles and approving a construction contract with MARTA, said Duriya Farooqui, Atlanta's deputy chief operating officer.

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has affirmed plans to redirect $2.4 billion in federal high speed rail funding to other locations, saying, “There is a line outside of my door of governors, senators and congressmen.” ...
Los Angeles’ City Council Wednesday unanimously approved $8.5 million in funding to implement a Downtown streetcar service. The city hopes to cooperate in a public/private venture designed to bolster economic activity. City Councilman Jose Huizar, who has championed the return of s ...
Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Ltd. (LIM) has announced a “life of mine” Confidential Rail Transportation Contract with Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Co., Inc. ...
U.S. freight carload and intermodal volume rose during the week ending March 5, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. Freight carload volume rose 5.5% compared with the same week last year, while intermodal rose a more modest 1.0%. ...
Bombardier Transportation said Thursday it has received an order for six new three-car BOMBARDIER REGINA high speed trains from Sweden’s Västtrafik, thus increasing the latter’s fleet to a total of 26 trains. The contract is valued at $101 million. Delivery will take place during 2 ...
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