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A federal grant and loan totaling nearly $1.5 billion to help build the second phase of the Metro Purple Line Extension to downtown Beverly Hills and Century City was announced Jan. 5 by the U.S. Depa ...
Bolivia’s Ministry of Public Works, Services and Housing and the Paraguayan Ministry of Public Works and Communications signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding on Jan. 2 pledging to carry out preliminary studies into a rail link between the two countries.

SYSTRA announced Jan. 4 the appointment of Stanley Rosenblum as Chief Operating Officer.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting full-year 2016 traffic figures on Jan. 4, 2017, noted that there are signs of growth following two years of declines.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Jan. 4, 2017 reported total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending Dec. 31, 2016 was 425,998 carloads and intermodal units, up 7.7% compared with the same week last year.

Union Pacific announced Jan. 3 its acquisition of Railex LLC's refrigerated and cold storage distribution assets in Delano, Calif.; Wallula, Wash.; and Rotterdam, N.Y. Acquisition does not include R ...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Dec. 30, 2016 that Martin Klepper will join the USDOT Build America Bureau (Bureau) as the initial executive director.

New Year’s Day, 2017: Nearly 88 years after the first bond issue was floated to finance construction of a subway under Second Avenue on New York City’s East Side, the first MTA New York City Transit Q Trains began rolling between 63rd and 96th Streets on the Second Avenue Subway. Thousands at ...

On Dec. 29, 2016, the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) announced its board elections results. Three new members join the board in 2017:

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