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RailAmerica, Inc. has reported 74,813 total freight carloads for ended August, up 2.9% from 72,697 in August 2011.
Massachusetts' Department of Transportation Wednesday awarded a $44.8 million contract to a joint venture charged with designing a Green Line light rail transit extension to Medford, Mass., with a spur…
U.S. freight carload traffic fell 2.3% during the week ending Sept. 8, 2012, measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said Thursday. U.S. intermodal…
Seattle Sound Transit says it will add Lakewood, Wash., to its regional passenger rail service offerings Monday, Oct. 8, which includes new service at South Tacoma Station. A dedication ceremony…
The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) said Wednesday the extension of Amtrak Downeaster service to Freeport and Brunswick, Maine, will begin Nov. 1. Tickets for the new service…
IndustryWeek has selected L.B. Foster Co.'s CXT® Concrete Ties facility in Spokane, Wash., as a finalist in the magazine's 2012 Best Plants Award for Excellence in Manufacturing competition.
Mount Clare train yard in southwestern Baltimore would be the site of a $90 million, near-dock intermodal yard designed to aid traffic flow through the Port of Baltimore. CSX Transportation…
Falls Church, Va.-based ENSCO, Inc. said Wednesday Amtrak has selected for use the company's TrackIT(r) Track Chart Management System. The web-based system hosts Amtrak's official track charts and provides them…
VIA Rail Canada said Wednesday it has initiated "a new electronic ticketing service enabling passengers to access their tickets and information anywhere and any time from their personal electronic device,…
Introduced to service 48 years ago, New York City Transit's original fleet of 600 Budd-built R-32 cars—dubbed the Brightliners for their gleaming stainless steel bodies—has dwindled to 232 scarred survivors working on the…
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